The late Evelyn Kenny, was a dog show judge, mentor to many, and champion of both conformation and obedience trials. The club was founded by friends of hers who felt that a club should be named after her. Evelyn Kenny Kennel and Obedience Club was founded and named in the memory of Evelyn Kenny, and modelled on values of education, mentoring and friendship, all that were important to her.
Our club is comprised of about 20 members. We are committed to presenting innovative ideas in our shows, in order to benefit exhibitors and welcome spectators who love dogs. Our show format is user-friendly dog shows for spectators and exhibitors alike. Lastly, we are committed to education, and supporting new judges as they enter their judging careers.
Our dog shows feature respected international panels of conformation and obedience judges. Our panels have included Canadian and American conformation and obedience judges, and conformation judges from Australia, Europe, Latin America, Philippines.
The EKKOC celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2010.