Responsible Dog Ownership Day, Raleigh NC

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Come, Sit, Stay…Enjoy!
Free admission – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Bring Your Dog!
Free goodie bags to first 500 families.

North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Holshouser Building
1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27607

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Schedule for Demos and Breed Parades – RDO 2014

  • 10:15 a.m. - Agility
  • 10:35 a.m. – Breed Parade – Working and Herding
  • 10: 50 a.m. – Herding demo
  • 11:20 a.m. - Breed Parade – Sporting
  • 11:35 a.m. – Rally demo
  • 11:50 a.m. – Breed Parade – FSS
  • 12:05 p.m. – Flyball demo
  • 12:35 p.m. - Breed Parade – Hound and Non-Sporting
  • 12:50 p.m. – Obedience demo
  • 1:20 p.m. – Breed Parade – Toy and Terrier
  • 1:35 p.m. – Agility demo
  • 2 p.m. - Herding demo
  • 2:30 p.m. - Flyball demo

Between the Agility demos, the public is invited to take part in AKC’s My Dog Can Do That! Trainers will help you take your dog through the agility equipment – at a beginning level. It is free to try!

Meet rare breeds you’ve never seen before!

Microchip your pet for $10 with Wake County Animal Care, Control & Adoption. The fee includes lifetime enrollment in AKC Reunite’s national recovery service.

Take your dog through the 10-step AKC Canine Good Citizen test for $10! This special certification shows that your dog is a well-mannered member of the community.

Watch action-packed demonstrations: Agility, Flyball, Rally, Obedience, Herding, Grooming, and more.

Enjoy other family-friendly activities including a raffle, games for kids, badge opportunities for Y Guides and face painting.

Enjoy Dog Games and Contests, visit an AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer (learn more at, and much more!