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ESPN takes TAILgating to a whole new level with ESPN Dog Day, a programming block filled with AKC dog sports action and canine-centric entertainment. Tune in to ESPN2 to watch ESPN’s Bark in the Park event, featuring agility, flyball, diving dogs, and lots more! Don’t miss a moment of #ESPNDogDay on August 26, 2021.

Pumi dog running agility weave poles

Try Agility at Home!

Dog agility is one of the fastest growing canine sports in the United States because it’s exciting, challenging, and a whole lot of fun. Learn how to try it with your dog in your backyard.
Schipperke dog running flyball relay race with yellow ball in mouth

Fun With Flyball

You can literally feel the anticipation in the air as the dogs line up and wait for a Flyball relay race to begin. Don't blink once these teams get running!
Curly Coated Retriever dog diving off dock

Diving Dogs Make a Splash

Almost any dog can do it, as long as they love water, know how to swim, and have a natural passion for retrieving. Is your dog ready to take the plunge?
American Kennel Club logo seal

About the American Kennel Club

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is the recognized and trusted expert in breed, health and training information for dogs. AKC actively advocates for responsible dog ownership and is dedicated to advancing dog sports.