Ladies Kennel Association and Long Island Kennel Club Host All-Breed Dog Show

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The not-for-profit Ladies Kennel Association of America and Long Island Kennel Club have served and supported the dog community in the tristate area for more than 100 years.  Once again, Long Island dogs and their owners will get the chance to strut their stuff at the annual Gold Coast Cluster All-Breed dog show and Obedience and AKC Rally trials, Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19 at the Planting Fields Arboretum, Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771, beginning at 9 a.m. each day.

In addition to watching hundreds of dogs entered to compete in a variety of dog sports, visitors and their purebred or all-American dogs can get in on the action at AKC’s My Dog Can Do That, where participants try out agility, a fun and fast-paced obstacle course.  They can also test their water skills at Dock Diving in the 25,000-gallon tank as part of this three-day celebration.

Admission is $20 per carload each day. See the schedule of events below.

Friday, May 17

  • All-Breed and Specialty Dog Shows
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Testing – Open to all dogs
  • Shopping Mall – Pick up a present for your favorite pet, needed supplies or something for yourself!
  • North America Diving Dogs presents Dock Diving – open to all
  • Up Dog – Watch dogs participate in “frisbee” events and competitions
  • National Owner-Handled Series Competitions – These exhibitors are striving for a spot in the finals at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando in December.
  • AKC Trick Dog Testing – Watch owners take test their dogs’ skills in this fun event.

Saturday, May 18

  • All-Breed and Specialty Dog Shows
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Testing – Open to all dogs.
  • My Dog Can Do That – An introduction to AKC agility competition open to all dogs
  • Obedience Trial and AKC Rally Trial
  • Shopping Mall – Pick up a present for your favorite pet, needed supplies or something for yourself!
  • North America Diving Dogs presents Dock Diving – open to all
  • Farm Dog Tests – involve dogs performing a series of 12 exercises that are typical for a farm environment.
  • Up Dog – Watch dogs participate in “frisbee” events and competitions.
  • National Owner-Handled Series Competitions – These exhibitors are striving for a spot in the finals at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando in December.
  • AKC Trick Dog Testing – Watch owners take test their dogs’ skills in this fun event.

Sunday, May 19

  • All-Breed and Specialty Dog Show
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Testing – Open to all dogs
  • My Dog Can Do That – An introduction to AKC agility competition open to all dogs
  • Shopping Mall – Pick up a present for your favorite pet, needed supplies or something for yourself!
  • North American Diving Dogs presents Dock Diving – open to all.
  • Farm Dog Tests – involve dogs performing a series of 12 exercises that are typical for a farm environment.
  • Up Dog – Watch dogs participate in “frisbee” events and competitions.
  • National Owner-Handled Series Competitions – These exhibitors are striving for a spot in the finals at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando in December.
  • AKC Trick Dog Testing – Watch owners take test their dogs’ skills in this fun event.

For more information, visit plantingfields.org/event/2019-dog-show-at-planting-fields.

Anton Media Staff
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