Oconee River Kennel Club (ORKC), located in Watkinsville, Georgia, was established in 2006 as an all-breed, nonprofit organization.  We received our American Kennel Club, Inc (AKC) accreditation as an AKC affiliated club on June 16, 2008.  Oconee River Kennel Club is comprised of individuals interested in purebred dogs and includes breeders, exhibitors, and interested dog owners.  Our primary goals are to protect and advance the interests of all breeds of dogs, to promote responsible pet ownership throughout our community, and to conduct sanctioned matches and dog shows under the rules of the American Kennel Club, Inc.

Our meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.





The next meeting will be Monday, August 20, 2018 and it will be our annual BBQ.

!!* We will be moving inside this year and the meeting will be held at the

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce,

55 Nancy Drive, Watkinsville, GA 30677 in the downstairs meeting room.


Festivities will being at 6:30 PM.

The club will provide the BBQ, bread and drinks. 

Everyone is invited to bring your favorite side dish or dessert.

Guests and late arrivals are welcome.


We will be having a presentation by our UGA scholarship award winner, Paige Adams.

Paige will speak on "Communication is Key".

The presentation will begin at approximately 7:15 PM.



Regular Meetings are held on the third Monday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Oconee County Library, 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Come join us at our upcoming events:


Winter Wonderland


2018 Oconee River Kennel Club Conformation Shows

Nov 29 30, 2018
Perry, Georgia




2019 Oconee River Kennel Club Tracking Test

Sunday March 10, 2019  

Watkinsville, GA




2019 Oconee River Kennel Club Agility Trial

Saturday March 30, 2019
Sunday March 31, 2019
Watkinsville, GA