Welcome! Rio Grande Kennel Club (RGKC) is an American Kennel Club (AKC) Member All-Breed Club serving Albuquerque, NM and surrounding communities. Our club is a nonprofit organization that promotes the sport of purebred dogs and responsible dog ownership through donations, public education projects and hosting AKC dog shows and obedience trials. RGKC was founded in 1932 and held it first dog show in 1943. RGKC dog shows are held on Mother’s Day weekend each year at Expo New Mexico.