Tuesday, March 1, 2011


We have a few more options this week than last with nine different sites hosting all breed shows this week in the US.  While most will be of the two day, Saturday/Sunday variety, those of you with leisure time to burn will have ample opportunity to do so.

Floridian exhibitors are still hanging out in the panhandle spending Thursday & Friday in Fort Walton Beach with the Okaloosa Kennel Club before motoring over to Pensacola for a weekend with the Pensacola Dog Fanciers Association.  They will do it up big time in Scottsdale AZ beginning with the Terrier only Sun Country Terrier Club tomorrow and following with two all  breed shows courtesy of the Superstition Kennel Club and then two more all breed shows from the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association.   For those of you on the west coast with easy access to I-5 (and who of you don’t have easy access to I-5) visit California’s bread basket, the San Joaquin Valley, where the Sequoia Kennel Club & the Kings Kennel Club Of California will kick off a four day stay in the town of Hanford.

The rest of us will choose one of the two show weekends offered by the Hilton Head Island Kennel Club in lovely Hilton Head SC, by the Detroit (MI) Kennel Club, by the Wisconsin Kennel Club in West Allis WI, by the Belle City Kennel Club at Purina Farms in Gray Summit MO, by the Faith City Kennel Club Of Wichita Falls (TX), or in paradise with the Hawaiian Kennel Club in Honolulu HI.

Spring is just around the corner.  Now is the time to get out and enjoy this great country of ours and see some of the great purebred AKC dogs.  Do it now….before gas prices rise to $5.00 a gallon. 


  1. Many of the top dogs have already begun flying to shows, it may be cheaper than driving!

  2. Everyone one is hurting right now because of the recession and the cost of gas.I noticed that the handlers have 4 dogs traveling with them at the most since alot of people right now can't afford to send a dog out with them the whole show season.I frankly wouldn't want my dog to travel by plane to a dog show especially after the cargo people let that dog loose a few years ago while they were trying to load it onto the plane.No dog show ribbon or points is worth loosing your dog over.