Search Menu

Flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day 2018

Flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018 — Raleigh, NC

The 16th annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day (RDO) will be held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on Saturday, September 8th 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.

Artwork from all finalists of the AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Art Contest will be on display at the event!

A book signing by Author: Marth Barnes will be on site to sign copies of her books: “Trevor Becomes a Good Citizen,” “Muggins,” and “Jenny’s Own Puppy.”

Tentative Schedule for Demos and Breed Parades:

10:15 a.m. – Agility
10:45 a.m. – Breed Parade – Working and Herding
11:15 a.m. – Raleigh Police K-9 Unit Demonstration
11:30 a.m. – Breed Parade – Sporting & Hound
12:00 p.m. – Disc Dog
12:30 p.m.  – Breed Parade – Non-Sporting, Toy & Terrier
1:00 p.m. –  Scent Work
1:30 p.m. – Flyball

2:00 pm – Breed Parade – Fss

2:30 pm – Disc Dog

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


K-9 Games Schedule (Tentative):

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