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How to Get Started Showing Your Dog

Have you attended a dog show or seen one on television and thought that it looked like an activity you might enjoy with your dog? Getting started is easier than you think.

Learn how to prepare to show your dog, including handling classes, finding a mentor, entering an event, and what to expect at your first AKC conformation dog show.

More information about showing in conformation dog shows can be found in Exhibitor Resources, including the road to best in show and how to select a dog show class.