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“For over 25 years, we’ve shared with you

the sentiment that what dogs mean to us

is nearly indescribable. 

Not only has this mutual feeling brought us together, 

but it keeps inspiring us daily to do what we do.”

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Because what we share,

inspires all we do.

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WELLNESS CARE   I   SPORTING & COMPANION TRAINING   I   BOARDING

GROOMING   I   REHABILITATION   I    VITA PLENA  I    SENIOR

WHETHER YOU ARE

A MEMBER OR VISITING GUEST...

When you bring us your canine companion for boarding, training, grooming, rehabilitation

or any one of our bespoke services, our focus will always be on their comprehensive

well-being. Remember, to all of us at QK, true and long-lasting wellness care

is always all-encompassing and never a single-focused initiative.

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“How we both view dogs

brings us together and inspires all we do. 

And we hope how we do, what we do,

inspires you.”

THE.QUIET.KUE™

QK’s Philosophy of How We Do What We Do

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The.Quiet.Kue™ is our treasured philosophy defining us daily; one born from over 25 years of experience and one influencing everything we do.

Learn more about it here

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QK’s 2024 Knowledge-Advancing

Symposiums, Roundtables & Seminars

Special Events at QK

  • Jennifer Broome's The Quiet Kue Clinic
    Jennifer Broome's The Quiet Kue Clinic
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Apr 14
    Apr 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Apr 14, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    A 7-hour hands on course to learn your dog's instincts behind their behavior and what you can do to improve anxiety and manage your dog's behavior.
  • American Search & Rescue Dog Sport Seminar
    American Search & Rescue Dog Sport Seminar
    Fri, May 17
    May 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 19, 2024, 3:20 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    May 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 19, 2024, 3:20 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    This seminar is recognized by the American Rettungshunde Sport Association (ARSA) and will cover obedience, dexterity, tracking, mantrailing, and area search work.
  • Handler's Seminar with Master Trainer Rick Smith
    Handler's Seminar with Master Trainer Rick Smith
    Fri, May 24
    May 24, 2024, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Quinebaug Kennels: QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    May 24, 2024, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Quinebaug Kennels: QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Join us for a fun and informative advanced seminar with Rick Smith. This seminar is perfect for those who have attended Rick’s Foundation and Intermediate seminars. Goal at the Advanced Level: BIRDS, BIRDS, and MORE BIRDS! Work on improving your handling skills and your dog’s steadiness work.
  • Foundation Seminar with Master Trainer Rick Smith
    Foundation Seminar with Master Trainer Rick Smith
    Sat, May 25
    May 25, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 26, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Quinebaug Kennels: QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    May 25, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 26, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Quinebaug Kennels: QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    This is the beginning of teaching your dog the fundamentals that every bird dog needs to know. No matter your level of expertise, the Foundation Seminar is the place to start with this training format.
  • Jennifer Broome's The Quiet Kue Clinic
    Jennifer Broome's The Quiet Kue Clinic
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 02
    Jun 02, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Jun 02, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    A 7-hour hands on course to learn your dogs instincts behind their behavior and who you can do to improve anxiety and manage your dogs behavior.
  • Sports Medicine Clinic with Dr. Jennell Appel DVM, CCRT
    Sports Medicine Clinic with Dr. Jennell Appel DVM, CCRT
    Fri, Jun 07
    Jun 07, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jun 09, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Quinebaug Kennels: QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Jun 07, 2024, 8:30 AM – Jun 09, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Quinebaug Kennels: QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Athletic Conditioning, Injury Prevention & Alternative Medicine for Sporting, Athletic & High Endurance Dogs with Dr. Jennell Appel DVM, CCRT
  • CPR and First Aid for Companion Dogs and Family Pets
    CPR and First Aid for Companion Dogs and Family Pets
    Sat, Jul 13
    Jul 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Jul 13, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Perfect for pet parents, pet care professionals and animal rescue volunteers
  • Canine CPR & First Aid for Emergencies in the Field for Excursion, Field and Hunting Dogs
    Canine CPR & First Aid for Emergencies in the Field for Excursion, Field and Hunting Dogs
    Sat, Jul 13
    Jul 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Jul 13, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Provides hikers/hunters/boaters with life saving skills to help their canine companions in the event of an emergency in the outdoors environment  
  • Jennifer Broome's The Quiet Kue Clinic
    Jennifer Broome's The Quiet Kue Clinic
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jul 21
    Jul 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Jul 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    A 7-hour hands on course to learn your dogs instincts behind their behavior and who you can do to improve anxiety and manage your dogs behavior.
  • Pre QK Puppy Seminar
    Pre QK Puppy Seminar
    Thu, Aug 01
    Aug 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Aug 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Interactive full immersion day that teaches both the puppy and owners the importance of socialization, manners, behavior shaping and basic leash skills. Puppies under 6 months.
  • Alternative Therapies for Dogs
    Alternative Therapies for Dogs
    Planned for 2024
    Planned for 2024
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Planned for 2024
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    PEMF, Laser, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, massage work and more
  • Reacting To Real Danger's Afield
    Reacting To Real Danger's Afield
    Late Summer 2024
    Late Summer 2024
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Late Summer 2024
    QK Dogs, 265 N Society Rd, Canterbury, CT 06331, USA
    Trap lines, porcupines, snakes, accidents, injuries and more
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Considering how we both feel about them, 

giving them anything less would be inconceivable. Welcome to QK!”

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