Land O'Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show
Land O'Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show
More than 1,600 canines in 197 breeds will compete for American Kennel Club (AKC) awards when Land O'Lakes Kennel Club presents its annual Dog Show at Saint Paul RiverCentre Friday-Sunday, January 7-9. Schedules for show times will be posted on landolakeskennelclub.org as the show weekend nears.
American Kennel Club (AKC) "Puppy Party"
On Saturday and Sunday morning, owners of new puppies ages 4-6 months old are invited by AKC to enter a fun, interactive mock dog show geared strictly for puppies.
New This Year: AKC Reunite Photo Opportunity
AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States, donated $75,000 to K-9 units at eight police departments across Minnesota. These canines will be photographed at the Dog Show with members of their corresponding police departments.
New Breed for 2022
The Russian Toy is a new breed eligible to compete and earn its first championship title as of January 1, 2022.
Meet the Breeds
Experts with a variety of breeds will be available on Saturday and Sunday. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with experts on certain dog breeds and meet the breeds up close to learn more. Meet the breeds schedule can be found on landolakeskennelclub.org as the show weekend nears.
Unleashed Dog Expo
Open to all Dog Show attendees, the Unleashed Dog Expo features live demonstrations of a number of fun activities for you and your four-legged friends. From flyball to obedience, you'll be sure to learn about something new and exciting. Activities and demonstrations will be held in Roy Wilkins Auditorium on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Scheduled events include:
- Action Dog
- Agility Information & Presentation
- Barnhunt Demonstration
- Coursing Information
- Earthdog Demonstration
- Fast CAT Information
- Hunt Test
- Obedience Presentation
- Rally Information & Presentation
- Sled Dog Presentation
Midwest Regional Junior Showmanship Competition
On Saturday, the future of the dog world will compete in a junior handling competition which recognizes young handlers from the entire Midwest area. The winner of the competition will be eligible to compete in the Royal Canine 2022 AKC National Championship Show in December 2022 in Orlando, FL.
Dog Show Tours
Dog show tours are one of the most popular activities at the Dog Show. Tours are available to spectators on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tour guides will take guests around the show and explain the mechanics and activities involved in showing dogs.
Partners in Performance
On Saturday and Sunday, several non-profit organization and individuals will hold presentations covering a diverse range of topics including Assistance Dogs, Detection, Guide Dogs, Therapeutic Dogs and much more.
St. Paul Police K-9 Unit
A special demonstration put on by the St. Paul Police K-9 unit will occur on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Friday, January 7: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, January 8: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, January 9: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Schedules for show times will be posted at landolakeskennelclub.org as they become available.
$10 - Adults
$5 - Children ages 5-12
$7 - Seniors (62+) and Veterans
$25 - Family Four Pack (2 adults and 2 children)
Children 4 and under admitted free of charge.
Tickets available online at Ticketmaster.com or at the door.
Please contact Jan Croft at firstname.lastname@example.org for exhibitor information.
Exhibitors, judges, workers and spectators will be required to comply with all facility, local and state mandates that are in place at the time of the event. Updates will be posted in the Judging Program, on the Land O’Lakes Kennel Club Facebook page and on the LOLKC website.
BE PREPARED TO WEAR A MASK IN THE RING IF YOUR JUDGE HAS REQUESTED THAT EXHIBITORS BE MASKED.
Attendees are encouraged to park in the RiverCentre Parking Ramp which is located on Kellogg Boulevard and offers skyway access to Saint Paul RiverCentre and Roy Wilkins Auditorium.