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Scottish Terrier
The Scottie was originally bred as a fierce hunter of foxes and badgers.
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Canine Influenza
Familiarize yourself with the symptoms of dog flu so that you know what to look for in the event of an outbreak in your area.
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Breeders of Merit demonstrate a commitment to the AKC Community, dedication to their breed(s), and actively promote the sport of purebred dogs.
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Rally is a companion sport to AKC Obedience. It provides an excellent introduction to AKC events for new dogs and handlers.
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  • Agility

    Evergreen Belgian Tervuren Club

    May 28
  • Conformation , Jr. Showmanship, Obedience, Rally

    Shasta Kennel Club

    June 1 - 4
  • Field Trial

    Pointer Associates of New England

    June 2
  • Lure Coursing Trials & Tests

    Saluki Club of America

    June 13 - 14
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