Welcome!

The Fox Terrier Club of Northern California (FTCNC) has been bringing enthusiasts of Fox Terriers together since its inception in 1937. The first Specialty Show took place seven years later, in 1944. The FTCNC has had great success hosting Specialty Shows for more than 65 years!

Since the Club’s founding, our mission has been to:

  • encourage and promote purebred Fox Terriers for show and as family pets
  • urge members and breeders to accept the standards of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club (AKC)
  • protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows as well as through obedience and field trials
  • conduct sanctioned and licensed specialty shows
  • support Fox Terrier Rescue and
  • have fun doing all of the above!

Featured Event: Hike Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline

Join FTCNC members and guests for a leisurely 2.3 mile, scenic hike through Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline. Attendees are invited to pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic at the halfway point. Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline is a 157-acre park just perfect for two and four-legged hikers. The park sits right on picturesque San Francisco Bay, between San Leandro’s Marina Park and Oakland Airport. The hills provide panoramic views of the surrounding area. It is an excellent vantage point to watch planes coming over the Bay and landing at Oakland Airport. Read more

Join the FTCNC Today!

It’s easy to become a member of, or renew your membership to, the FTCNC. Simply click here. Submit your membership dues and confirm your email address today and you will be automatically registered to win a gift certificate for All Day Play to Wag Hotels — the official 2016 Membership Sponsor. With locations in San Francisco, Sacramento, Oakland, and Redwood City, Wag Hotels are conveniently located throughout the Bay Area.

Download the New FTCNC Mobile App v2.0

Designed specifically for members of the Fox Terrier Club of Northern California, the FTCNC mobile app allows members to view and reserve seats at upcoming shows and events, join and pay dues, find approved fox terrier breeders and rescue dogs, look up definitions to dog related terms, and keep up to date with breaking news from the American Kennel Club. FTCNC — the ultimate Fox Terrier experience now at your fingertips! Available in iTunes App Store and Google Play.

Upcoming Events

Save The Date - Saturday, June 11th
FTCNC Welcomes in the Summer at Hop Dogma
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Place: Hop Dogma Brewing Company
30 Avenue Portola #1B, El Granada
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Save The Date - Sunday, June 19th
Does Your Dog Have What It Takes to Be A Star?
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Place: Wag Hotel
25 14th Street, San Francisco
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Save The Date - Saturday, July 9th
5th Annual Wire Walk & Smooth Stroll
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Place: Samuel P. Taylor Park
8889 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Lagunitas
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Save The Date - Sunday, July 24th
Fox Terrier Hike at Kennedy Grove Recreation Area
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Place: Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area
6531 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante
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Save The Date - Saturday, August 6th
Board & Membership Meeting at Cavallo Point
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Place: Cavallo Point
601 Murray Circle, Sausalito
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Save The Date - Sunday, August 21st
Dog Days of Summer at Chateau La Paws
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Place: Rosenblum Cellars
10 Clay Street, Oakland
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Save The Date - Saturday, September 10th
What are Service, Companion, and Therapy Dogs, and How Do They Differ?
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Place: Wag Hotel
25 14th Street, San Francisco
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Save The Date - Sunday, September 25th
Up and Down the Mean Streets: Dashiell Hammett Walking Tour
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Place: San Francisco Main Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
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Save The Date - Sunday, October 2nd
Annual St. Francis Blessing of the Animals
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Place: Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church
3 Bayview Avenue, Belvedere
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Save The Date - Saturday, October 29th
The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Time: 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Place: Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco
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Save The Date - Sunday, October 30th
The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Time: 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Place: Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco
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Save The Date - Saturday, November 12th
Bird Watching and Bird Doggin’ at Baylands Nature Preserve
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Place: Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center
2775 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto
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Save The Date - Saturday, December 3rd
FTCNC 80th Annual Meeting & Holiday Party
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Place: Wag Hotel
25 14th Street, San Francisco
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