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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: Martha 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 – Non-Sporting, Toy & Terrier
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 – Working and Herding
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. – Puppy Push Up Contest
11:15 a.m. – Bob for Duckies
12: 00 p.m. – Peanut Butter Clean-up
1:30 p.m. – Ball/Spoon Race
2:15 p.m. – Musical Sit

Vendors include:

Cabela’s, Pet People, Animals Connect Us, Zoomy Dogs, Susie Q Collars, Sound Pet Animal Rescue, Paws4Peace, Care First Animal Hospital, Atlantic K9 Vest Fund and Unleashed: The Dog and Cat Store.