AKC Breed of the Day
German Shorthaired Pointer
A versatile hunting breed that's friendly, smart and willing to please.
S.T.A.R. Puppy
This is an incentive program for loving dog owners who have taken the time to take their puppies through a basic training class.
Breeder of Merit
Breeders of Merit demonstrate a commitment to the AKC Community, dedication to their breed(s), and actively promote the sport of purebred dogs.
AKC Events
Rally is a companion sport to AKC Obedience. It provides an excellent introduction to AKC events for new dogs and handlers.
LINK AKC Smart Collar
Always Know Where Your Dog Is
Advanced GPS, activity monitor, adventure tracker, and more!

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  • Conformation

    Long Island Golden Retriever Club

    May 20
  • Earthdog Tests

    Greater Twin Cities Earthdog Club

    May 21
  • Agility

    Evergreen Belgian Tervuren Club

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