YAKIMA, Wash. – A family event showcasing the most talented and accurate show dogs in the Mid-Columbia region, the AKC All Breed Dog Show is hosted by the Yakima Valley Kennel Club This weekend.
Held at the SOZO Athletic Complex at 2200 S 36th Ave in Yakima, the Dog Show is free and will run from April 29 through May 1. Parking is available on site but will be chargeable.
Events will begin each day around 8:00 a.m. and continue until the Best in Show ends, usually between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. PST. It will include several forms of competition, including conformation, rally and obedience trials, in addition to Jr. Showmanship competitions for puppies.
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On Saturday, the Pacific Northwest Miniature American Shepherd Club is hosting a Beginner Puppy Match that is also open to the public. This will be specifically for puppies aged four to six months.
Permission to host this event was granted in advance by the American Kennel Club.
All entrants were required to register by noon on April 13, 2022, to ensure entrants were set and ready for their chance to perform on a major platform.
Please note that Belgian Sheepdogs are not eligible for all of these events, according to the Yakima Valley Kennel Club team.
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