The Kennel Club of Beverly Hills:
promoting dogs, responsible dog ownership, health and welfare
For more than a half century, THE KENNEL CLUB OF BEVERLY HILLS has been one of the world’s most recognizable and most prestigious kennel clubs. Established in 1965 and originally incorporated by the prominent attorney John O’Melveny of the Los Angeles Law firm of O’Melveny & Myers, KCBH has made its mark through the years in producing its popular and successful dog events.
A member club of the American Kennel Club, its two annual shows attract top-rated dogs, their owners and handlers, and judges, as well as international visitors. A not-for-profit organization, KCBH touches on and influences many audiences through its community activities that promote interest in dogs, responsible dog ownership, and canine health and welfare.
The all-breed dog shows presented by KCBH function as a special opportunity to celebrate dogs and the roles of dogs in our lives, helping dog owners and families find the right dog for their families and their lifestyles. In addition, each KCBH show becomes an event within the community, attracting local residents, businesses, and civic organizations.
Kennel Club of Beverly Hills shows have been held at the Los Angeles County Fairplex in Pomona since 2017. Past venues include the LA Sports Arena, the Los Angeles Convention Center, UCLA’s Intramural Field, Cal State Long Beach (George Allen Field), Long Beach Convention Center, and the Queen Mary Park.
There are 90 million dogs in America, which means, of course, that there are a lot of dog owners in California alone. U.S. pet owners spend $72 billion to support their pets (per the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association). The Kennel Club of Beverly Hills has as its mission the health and wellbeing of all dogs and supports that through its public presence.