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!.
AKC’s My Dog Can Do That! (MDCDT): The public is invited to try a
free Agility course with their dog.
Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, TN
and Sunday October 31 and November 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“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
For more information: Contact Ace Russell
In 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
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