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About UKC

A Kalamazoo, Michigan-based company founded in 1898, United Kennel Club is the largest all-breed performance-dog registry in the world, registering dogs from all 50 states and 25 foreign countries. Celebrating the unique Total Dog philosophy, UKC events highlight the instincts and heritage of dogs that look and perform equally well, as more than 60 percent of its annually licensed events are tests of hunting ability, training, and instinct. United Kennel Club prides itself on its family-oriented, friendly, educational events, welcoming both purebred dogs and dogs of unknown ancestry.

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"UKC History"


A UKC was founded in 1898 as an alternative to the dog registries that focused solely on conformation. Today UKC is the largest all-breed registry in the world. Click the link below to find out more about our history.

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"UKC Staff Directory"

Staff Directory

At UKC, we pride ourselves on providing superior customer service. That service starts with our dedicated staff. Search for staff and learn more about the dogs and other pets we love in our Staff Directory

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"Working At UKC"

Working at UKC

Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan since our inception, UKC is a positive and engaging place to work. Learn more about our facility and check out any job openings.

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What Makes Us Different?

UKC’s emphasis on the owner-handler-breeder and their dogs creates an inclusive, fun, and educational environment. Our comprehensive event opportunities highlight dogs’ instinct and heritage while encouraging the human-canine bond. Amiable competition lends integrity to all UKC titles and degrees, furthering the virtue of every UKC pedigree. Through our registry services, performance and hunting events, and experienced staff committed to accurate and helpful customer service, UKC strives to promote Real Dogs for Real People.

About UKC