DKK was founded in 1897 and is thereby one of Denmark's oldest organisations.

DKK is probably Denmark's largest member association with a membership ballot for the board election. The board consists of 7 people.

DKK is situated in Solrød with 34 employees.

Member of FCI

Dansk Kennel Klub is – as the only Danish organisation – recognised by the international union of national kennel clubs: Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).

FCI is an abbreviation of Fédération Cynologique Internationale (The International Cynological Union).

FCI is a union of national kennel clubs. FCI only recognises one national kennel club per country and in Denmark, they recognise Dansk Kennel Klub.

FCI was founded on 22 May 1911 and Denmark became a member in 1934.

Today, FCI has 76 valid member countries, 12 associated countries and 7 so-called contractual partners. Additionally, they have established a collaboration with two great dog countries outside FCI: USA and England.