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From Affenpinschers to Yorkshire Terriers and everything in between! AKC Meet the Breeds® is going nationwide this year, giving dog lovers a unique opportunity to meet, play with, and learn about more than 100 dog breeds (and cats, too)! All cities and dates tentative and subject to change.

Face coverings are required at AKC Meet the Breeds events; video footage is from January 2020.

AKC Meet the Breeds® Event Info & Schedule

For the health and safety of all attendees, exhibitors and staff, face masks will be required, regardless of vaccination status.

Saturday, November 20, 10:00am

AKC Meet the Breeds New Orleans

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Add to Calendar 2021-11-20 10:00:00 2021-11-21 17:00:00 America/New_York AKC Meet the Breeds New Orleans New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130
Sunday, November 21, 10:00am

AKC Meet the Breeds New Orleans

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Add to Calendar 2021-11-21 10:00:00 2021-11-21 17:00:00 America/New_York AKC Meet the Breeds New Orleans New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130

AKC Meet the Breeds Photos

New to this fun and family-friendly event? See highlights of what you've been missing!

No-shed dogs what you need? Learn why purebreds like the Lagotto Romagnolo, Portuguese Water Dog, Poodle, and more could be exactly what you're looking for.
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Thinking of a terrier? Norwich Terriers are plucky little earthdogs who embody the old cliché “a big dog in a small package."
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Want a selfie with a snoozy Bulldog? These docile, loyal companions won't mind one bit. It's no wonder they're one of America's most popular breeds.
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Among the most beautiful (and boopable) of all dogs, the Borzoi is cherished for a calm, agreeable temperament.
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Getting kids ready for owning a dog? They can learn all about responsible dog ownership as they meet dogs of different breeds.
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Want a running buddy? The dignified Dalmatian is famed for a spotted coat, but these "coach dogs" have run alongside nobles, travelers, and firefighters.
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Need a Cocker Spaniel plushie, or a Cavalier King Charles mug? We've got that (and lots more) at AKC Meet the Breeds.
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Ready to be amazed? A NYPD German Shepherd Dog demonstrates detection work in the AKC Meet the Breeds demo ring.
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Seeking a Schnauzer? The bold, bewhiskered Standard Schnauzer is the high-spirited medium-sized member of the family.
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"Placid, affectionate, even-tempered, true-blue, loyal" All words used to describe the Sussex Spaniel, one of the first nine breeds recognized by AKC.
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