My Dog Can Do That! 


Don’t just watch the action at the 2015 Tennessee Valley Kennel Club dog show, become part of it! For the second year, the show will feature the American Kennel Club’s free attraction My Dog Can Do That!.

What:  AKC’s My Dog Can Do That! (MDCDT): The public is invited to try a free Agility course with their dog.

Where:  Jacobs Building, Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, TN

When: Saturday and Sunday  October 31 and November 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

dog“We’re pleased to feature My Dog Can Do That! at the Tennessee Valley Kennel Club dog show,” said Carol Sommerfelt, Show chair.  “It’s a great way for the general public to get involved in dog sports with their canine best friend. We hope they’ll stick around to enjoy the rest of the dog show, meet their favorite breeds, and speak with breeders and exhibitors.”

Ace Russell will lead a group of agility trainers to show owners how to get their dog started in the exciting sport of agility, which is an obstacle course for dogs. Owners will be able to try beginning agility equipment with their dog and will receive helpful obedience tips.

After the My Dog Can Do That! experience, owners will be able to pick up information on where to find dog training classes in their community.   TVKC Training

For more information: Contact Ace Russell  865-705-8146

jumpIn addition, the American Kennel Club® will offer all MDCDT participants a discounted enrollment ($15 off) in its AKC Canine Partners program. This program is for all dogs, including mixed-breeds, and allows them to list with AKC and compete in many events, including agility. Everyone who enrolls their dog in Canine Partners at the show will receive a bandana, a one-year subscription to AKC Family Dog magazine, and other benefits.

Participating dogs must be at least 6 months old and have proof of rabies vaccination. Dogs should be brought to the event on buckle or snap collars or harness and a regular 4 to 6 foot leash. Please, no prong collars or retractable leashes are allowed. No pre-registration is required - just sign up at the show.

Download My Dog Can Do That! Flyer



Enroll your dog today to receive special listing benefits and an AKC number for competition eligibility in Agility, Obedience, AKC Rally®, and Coursing Ability events.  


Enroll your dog today for the one-time fee of $20 ($15 off regular price) to receive special AKC benefits (worth up to $100)!

• Complimentary 60-Day Trial AKC Pet Healthcare Plan
• Lifetime enrollment in AKC Reunite Lost & Found Recovery Service
• One-year subscription to AKC Family Dog magazine
• AKC Canine Partners Official Decree
• AKC Canine Partners Decal

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