Manawatu Kennel Association Inc
The Manawatū Kennel Association is an All Breeds Dog Club that was established in Palmerston North in 1893 being one of the oldest established dog clubs.
We promote responsible dog ownership and the health and welfare
of our dogs.
The Manawatū Canine Centre Grounds at the Ashhurst Domain
is used for the majority of our events.
The grounds were officially opened by His Worship the Mayor Paul
Reiger on 6 February 1989 and provide a wonderful setting for our
shows providing ample parking and room for all activities.
We hold two Championship shows each year using International and
New Zealand judges as well as Open Shows and Ribbon Parades.
Ribbon parades are great for an introduction to showing your dog
if you are a new owner, training new puppies, for our judges
training scheme and general socialisation for the dogs and
Show training/socialisation classes are held throughout the
summer months to help encourage new owners who want to show their
dogs or others that just want to socialise their new puppies with