Flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day


Saturday, September 19, 2015 -- Raleigh, NC

The 13th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (RDO) will be held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on Saturday, September 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All owners are welcome to bring their leashed, vaccinated dogs for a FREE day of demonstrations, giveaways, games, and much more! Try the fun sports of Agility and AKC Rally at the AKC's My Dog Can Do That! attraction.

Attendees will also be able to meet dozens of different breeds at the Meet the Breeds area and enjoy learning more about them during breed parades. Canine Good Citizen testing, microchipping, a children's game area, and shopping in our vendor mall will also be available.

2015 Demonstration Schedule


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. – Tricks 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. – Rally/Obedience demo
1:20 p.m. – Breed Parade – Toy and Terrier
1:35 p.m. –Agility demo
2:00 p.m. - Herding demo
2:30 p.m. - Flyball demo 


2015 Sponsors


Labrador Retriever Sponsors

Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas

Off-Leash K9 Training, LLC 

Dog Diggity Daycare & Boarding 

Chihuahua Sponsors

Phoebe's Pampered Pets

Quail Corners Animal Hospital

Metrohound Mobile Pet Spa

Mojo Dog Tugs LLC

Monkey See Photography, LLC

Suite Paws Pet Resort

Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woof and Wheels, LLC

2015 Vendors


Design Delight LLC


Durham Parks and Recreation

Great Dane Rescue Alliance

Great Pup

Mayfair Animal Hospital

Sound Pet Animal Rescue

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