Nashville Kennel Club

Nashville Kennel Club

Country Music Cluster

Our annual dog show is held with the Tullahoma Kennel Club over four days each March. Stay tuned for information on the 2016 Country Music Cluster.

Education & Outreach

Visit the NKC's booth at local events, like the Wilson County Fair or Dog Days in the Park to learn about being a responsible pet owner or even have your dog take the Canine Good Citizen test. Check our events page to see where we'll will be next.

Monthly Meetings

Join us at the Santa Fe Cattle Co. in Nashville for club meetings. We meet the last Tuesday of the month in February through May, and August through November. No meetings are held in January, June, July or December.

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2013 Country Music Cluster proudly sponsored by Pedigree

Next Club Meeting
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015
  • No meetings in December and January
  • 7:00 PM, earlier for dinner
  • New Location! Now meeting at Santa Fe Cattle Co. at 2520 Music Valley Drive in Nashville

2016 Country Music Cluster
  • Dates: March 10 through 13, 2016
  • Entries close February 24, 2016
  • Location: Williamson County Agricultural Exposition Park at 4215 Long Lane in Franklin, TN
  • Note: Men's SEC tournament is in Nashville at the same time and hotels are filling up! If you haven't reserved a hotel room, please do so ASAP. If local hotels are booked, look into areas around Murfreesboro, Columbia and other nearby cities.

Recent NKC Events

2015 Wilson County Fair

Join us at the
Wilson County Fair for dog fun and education at the All About Dogs tent! This year, you can Meet the Breeds, visit out booth for information about dogs, responsible pet ownership and lots of educational information and this year we'll even have Canine Good Citizen testing at the fair!

  • Fair runs August 14 through August 22
  • Meet the Breeds from 5:00 to 8:30 PM on Sunday the 16th and Saturday the 22nd
  • Canine Good Citizen testing on Saturday, August 22nd from 1:00 to 5:00 PM
  • Visit out booth weekdays 5:00 to 9:00 PM, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Saturdays and noon to 9:00 PM on Sunday
  • Club members should contact Ann Woodward if they'd like to volunteer at the booth or bring a dog for meet the breeds

2015 Summer Handling Classes
  • Dates: WEDNESDAYS IN JULY: 8, 15, 22 AND 29
  • NEW LOCATION: Franklin Dog, 300 Eddy Lane in Franklin, TN
  • Classes begin at 6:30 PM--please do not bring dogs into the building before 6:20 PM
  • Classes end at 8:00 PM
  • Classes are free and open to the public
  • Stay tuned for winter handling class dates

Never been to a dog show? Click here to learn the basics about the Country Music Cluster, four days of dog shows held every March by the Nashville and Tullahoma Kennel Clubs.

Are you currently a member of NKC and interested in testing our new, members only website? If so, click here.