• Jan Larin

In an effort to get my fellow YVKC members to help me with this blog, I will kick it off.

Updated: Aug 20, 2019

Welcome to the Yakima Valley Kennel Club newly designed website. It's a work in progress so please be patient with us as we get it organized and sparkly. I hope to get our members to share their wisdom, tales (tails?), photos, memories, training and breed selection advice, funny stories and whatever else they can think of to share with us about dogs.

All of us at the Yakima Valley Kennel Club are members because we love dogs. Some of us have only one dog that is our whole life. A few us don't have a dog right now, but we still want to spend time with like-minded folks and want to contribute to the dog community. Some of us, like me, have a houseful, we have five dogs in our home. Each one a family member and loved to the moon and back, whether we had a good day or not at the latest trial, they each own a piece of my heart. Some of us are breeders, carefully planning each litter and producing healthy, happy representatives of their breed, winning honor after honor. Some of us have a great mixed breed that is a champion of Obedience, Rally or agility. I've known some of these wonderful folks for many, many years, through the dog 4-H program when I was a kid, to when my children were in 4-H. Some, I am having the pleasure of just getting to know them and their dogs. There can sometimes be some growling, scrapping, and grumbling, like with any pack, but in the end, it's all about the dogs. Please consider checking us out and maybe joining us in our love of dogs. You can learn a lot, maybe teach us something and help host some great classes, health clinics and dog shows. We'd love to meet you, I hope you will come check us out!


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