Flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

Saturday, September 9, 2017 -- Raleigh, NC

The 15th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (RDO) will be held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on Saturday, September 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dogs and their owners are invited to come enjoy a free day of demonstrations, giveaways, games, Meet the Breeds and more. Hundreds of area dogs and their owners will get a chance to try out a mini agility course at AKC's My Dog Can Do That! and achieve the AKC Canine Good Citizen title. 

Schedule for Demos and Breed Parades: 

10:15 a.m. – Agility
10:35 a.m. – Breed Parade – Working and Herding 
10: 50 a.m. – AKC Scent Work
11:20 a.m. - Breed Parade – Sporting & Hound
11:35 a.m. – Herding
12:00 p.m. – Breed Parade – FSS
12:15 p.m.  – Treibball
12:35 p.m. - Raleigh Police K-9 Unit (tentative)
12:50 p.m. Breed Parade – Non-Sporting, Toy & Terrier
1:00 p.m. –  Flyball
1:30 p.m. – Service Dog
1:55 pm – Herding
2:30 pm - Human-Dog Fitness Program 

 

Win Prizes and Have Fun with Your Dogs at the RDO K-9 Games!!

K-9 Games Schedule:

10:30 a.m. – Limbo
11:15 a.m. – High Jump
12: 00 p.m. – Cake/Treat Walk
1:30 p.m. – Veggie Eating Contest
2:15 p.m. – Bob for Tennis Balls

 

             

 

 

Read all about last year's event below!

Saturday, September 17, 2016 -- Raleigh, NC

The 14th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (RDO) was held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on Saturday, September 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dogs and their owners enjoyed a free day of demonstrations, giveaways, games, Meet the Breeds and more. Two new demos for 2016 were Treibball and K-9 Nosework. Hundreds of area dogs and their owners also conquered a mini agility course at AKC's My Dog Can Do That! and achieved the Canine Good Citizen title. 

Presenting Sponsor:

PetPartners

 

 

Photos from the 2016 event: 

(Courtesy Susan Judge)

 

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Photo and video coverage from the 2015 event: 

Photos by Susan Judge: