Forsyth Kennel Club

Promoting the Appreciation of the Purebred Dog

Handling Classes

There are no handling classes at this time due to Covid-19

New Participants welcome, no experience necessary!  Come join the fun and get expert advice and training on showing your dog.

Classes begin at 7PM at the:

Winston-Salem Dog Training Club

3800 Bethania Station Rd.

Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Handling Classes are Pay-As-You-Go

Prices per class:

$3.00 for Forsyth Kennel Club member

$5.00 for Non-Kennel club member

Please check our Calendar of Events page in advance to be sure classes are being held, classes do not run 12 months out of the year!

NOTE:  If inclement weather (snow, flooding, etc.) prevents Forsyth County Schools from operating, all Handling Classes scheduled for that day will be cancelled.

Things you will learn during Class: 

* What type of lead is best for your dog.

* What type of standing position to place your dog for judging.

* How to Gait your dog (Walk with your dog with a show strut).

* How to travel around in the ring with your dog and approach a judge.

* And many other little helpful tips when showing your dog in Conformation.

**Make sure you have a signed a FKC/WSDTC Waiver on file, waiver forms are available on site.

***Please have Vaccine Records available for review, if needed during your visit.
Rabies, Distemper/Parvo are required, Bordetella recommended.
All dog bites require animal control to be notified.
If proof is not available, officials can hold your dog until proof is provided.

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