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Responsible Dog Ownership Day, Raleigh NC

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Come, Sit, Stay…Enjoy!
Free admission – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Bring Your Dog!
Free goodie bags to first 500 families.

North Carolina State Fairgrounds
Holshouser Building
1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27607

Schedule of Demonstrations and Breed Parades

  • 10:15 a.m. – Agility
  • 10:35 a.m. – Breed Parade – Working and Herding
  • 10: 50 a.m. – Herding demo
  • 11:20 a.m. – Breed Parade – Sporting
  • 11:35 a.m. – Rally demo
  • 11:50 a.m. – Breed Parade – FSS
  • 12:05 p.m.  – Flyball demo
  • 12:35 p.m. – Breed Parade – Hound and Non-Sporting
  • 12:50 p.m. – Obedience demo
  • 1:20 p.m. – Breed Parade – Toy and Terrier
  • 1:35 p.m. – Agility demo
  • 2 p.m. – Herding demo
  • 2:30 p.m. – Flyball demo

Between the Agility demos, the public is invited to take part in AKC’s My Dog Can Do That! Trainers will help you take your dog through the agility equipment – at a beginning level.  It is free to try!

Microchip your pet for $10 with Wake County Animal Care, Control & Adoption. The fee includes lifetime enrollment in AKC Companion Animal Recovery’s national recovery service.

Take your dog through the 10-step AKC Canine Good Citizen test for $8! This special certification shows that your dog is a well-mannered member of the community.

Visit our vendors and informational booths:

  • Waggin’ Wagon – This doggie decorated school bus sells gourmet dog treats to benefit the Paws4Ever shelter and rescue program
  • DoggiePaintings.com – custom oil paintings
  • Triangle Pet Supply – Home delivery of all natural dog foods, treats, toys and more
  • Sit Means Sit – dog training
  • Mojo Dog Tugs – Handcrafted dog tug toys and dog mats
  • The Pet Pantry – Home delivery of all natural dog foods, treats, supplies and more
  • Companion Chi – Animal massage
  • Carolina Dog Training – dog training
  • Blue Ridge Beef – Natural raw pet food diets
  • That Will Do Again Herding Dog Rescue – Dog beds, quits, towels and more to benefit rescue program
  • Unleashed – All natural treats, foods, chews, toys and more
  • Town and Country – Training, boarding and grooming
  • PetLife Magazine – Local publication devoted to pets
  • Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice – In-home end of life care for pets
  • Lap It Up – Swim, play and training
  • Dogtopia of Raleigh – Daycare, boarding and spa

The following breeds and clubs will be at the event for you to meet:

  • Alamance Kennel Club, Inc.
  • Cary Kennel Club
  • Fayetteville Kennel Club, Inc.
  • Furniture City Kennel Club, Inc.
  • Hanover Kennel Club
  • Raleigh Kennel Club, Inc.
  • Boston Terrier Rescue of North Carolina
  • Great Dane Rescue Alliance, Inc
  • Great Dane Friends in Ruff Love
  • Carolina Afghan Hound Club
  • Central Carolina Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club
  • Central Carolina Dachshund Club
  • Central Carolina Dalmatian Club
  • Central Carolina English Setter Club
  • Central Carolina Poodle Club
  • Central North Carolina Siberian Husky Club
  • German Shepherd Dog Club of Greater Raleigh
  • Japanese Chin Club of the Carolinas
  • Tar Heel Boxer Club of Greater Raleigh
  • Tar Heel Golden Retriever Club
  • Tar heel Weimaraner Club
  • Triangle Shetland Sheepdog Club of North Carolina
  • American Hairless Terrier
  • Azawakh
  • Barbet
  • Belgian Laekenois
  • Berger Picard
  • Boerboel
  • Cirneco dell'Etna
  • Estrela Mountain Dog
  • Hamiltonstovare
  • Lagotto Romagnolo
  • Miniature American Shepherd
  • Norrbottenspets
  • Portuguese Podengo
  • Russian Toy
  • Stabyhoun
  • Wirehaired Vizsla

Informational Booths

  • Canine Health Foundation
  • Pet Partners Insurance
  • American Cancer Society Bark for Life
  • Guiding Eyes for the Blind – NC Puppy Raiser Program
  • N.C. Search and Rescue Team
  • NC State Veterinary Health Complex
  • Wake Canine SAR

Learn more at http://www.akc.org/pdfs/clubs/rdod/2012/NC_Flyer.pdf