Trail Ridge Kennel Club
Trail Ridge Kennel Club


Upcoming Events - news


holiday gathering


December 16, 2018

1:00 PM


Contact: if you have any questions.

Members will be receiving an invitation by email.


If you are interested in joining TRKC also




next meeting


January 2, 2019

6:30 PM

Mimi's Cafe

1450 Fall River Dr., Loveland, CO

Come at 6:00 PM to Socialize!





The TRAIL RIDGE KENNEL CLUB usually meets the first Wednesday of every month except for May and December (and sometimes by members choice for a change). 


The meetings are held at MIMI'S CAFE, 1450 Fall River Drive, Loveland, CO (970) 461-9888.


Come to socialize at 6:00PM. Meeting begins at 6:30PM.  Check this website for exact meeting dates.


TRKC's first NOSEWORK Trial was held!

More on this Trial

Coming Soon.


TRKC's 1st


TRKC Licensed to Hold NOSEWORK Events!


The latest news from the United Kennel Club is Trail Ridge Kennel Club is now licensed to hold NOSEWORK events!  We are excited and held our FIRST NOSEWORK trials on July 21 and July 22, 2018!


We offered Pre-trial, Interiors, and Containers - Novice to Elite



March 15, 2017, per the United Kennel Club, ALL judges are eligible to judge the American Pit Bull Terrier.  


There are no more applications or tests to complete or apprenticeships to schedule in order to judge the APBT.  Due to this ruling, the TRKC wants to make sure everyone knows the APBT is offered at all of our 5 Mother's Day Classic shows.


TRKC NOSEWORK Match was held

October 22, 2016


The TRKC held a UKC Sanctioned NOSEWORK Match on October 22, 2016 in Nunn, CO.  Elements offered were Pre-Trial, Vehicle, Containers, Exterior and Interiors.  Both Novice (Birch) and Advanced (Anise).  





A new slate of TRAIL RIDGE KENNEL CLUB officers for 2018 were elected at the November 2, 2017 membership meeting.  The new officers for 2018 are:




President: Nina Marie Sherrer

Vice-President: Carly Stephen


Treasurer: Randy Solomon

Board: Sandy McCrady

Board: Kellie Whitton

Board: Sharon Buyers


1. How many Variety Breeds are recognized in UKC?

2. How many breeds does UKC recognize that can be shown in Conformation classes as of January 1, 2016?

The answers appears somewhere in the Trail Ridge Kennel Club web site.



no temporary listing (TL) numbers available at trkc mother's day classic ukc shows.


The TRAIL RIDGE KENNEL CLUB does not offer Temporary Listing (TL) numbers at its shows.  In order to enter a show, your dog must either be registered with the UNITED KENNEL CLUB having a Permanent Registration Number or have a Temporary Listing number.  You can obtain a TL number directly from the United Kennel Club HERE 


BRING your OLD DOGS for the

AGE MATTERS Competition!  


Beautiful Rosettes and trophies awarded for Oldest Dog, Best Moving, and Best Stacked!  Last year Award of Merit rosettes were also given out. 


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mother's day classic

UKC dog shows

johnstown, CO


The 7th Annual  UKC Dog Shows for 2019 - TRAIL RIDGE KENNEL CLUB Mother's Day Classic will be held at Parish Park, Johnstown, CO.  There are 5 Best/Multi-Breed UKC Conformation Shows. Altered, Novice Puppy, Veteran, & Brace classes offered at all five shows. The show dates are as follows:


FRIDAY May 10th (1 Show)  

DOS entries Show 1: 2:00pm-3:00pm - Show Start: 3:30PM


SATURDAY May 11th (2 Shows)  

DOS entries Show 1: 7:00am-8:30am - Show Start: 9:30AM

DOS entries Show 2: 10:00am-11:00am - Show Start: Show Committee Discretion


SUNDAY May 12th (2 Shows)

DOS entries Show 1: 7:00am-8:30am - Show Start: 9:30AM

DOS entries Show 2: 10:00am-11:00am - Show Start: Show Committee Discretion




Show Catalogs ($3.00 or $2.00 pre ordered)

Group Rosettes

New Title Awards (Held on Sunday)

Mother's Day Surprise Drawing (Held on Sunday)

AGE MATTERS Competition for Old Dogs (Held on Saturday)

Altered Classes

Altered Best in S/MB Show  

Altered Reserve Best in S/MB Show Awards

Novice Puppy Classes

Novice Puppy Best in S/MB Shows

Novice Puppy Reserve Best in S/MB Show Awards

Veteran Classes

Veteran Best in S/MB Shows

Veteran Reserve Best in S/MB Show Awards

Brace Classes

Brace Best in S/MB Shows

Brace Reserve in S/MB Shows

BEST in S/MB Show Awards

Reserve BEST in S/MB Show Awards

BEST OF BEST in Show Competition (Held on Sunday)

Reserve BEST OF BEST in Show Award (Held on Sunday)

Award of Merits for Selected Classes

Exhibitor Voted Best Judge at Mother's Day Classic (Held on Sunday) 




Colorado was Represented

at Gateway 2018

by the 


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