Yakima Valley Kennel Club hosts dog show with free admission over the weekend

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YAKIMA, Wash. — A family-friendly event starring the Mid-Columbia region’s most talented and precise show dogs, the AKC All Breed Dog Show is being 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 of cost and will run from April 29 through May 1. Parking is available on-site but will come at a low charge.

The events will begin each day around 8:00 a.m. and will run until the Best in Show is completed—generally between 5 and 6 p.m. PST. It will include several forms of competition including conformation, rally and obedience trials in addition to Jr. Showmanship competitions for the pups.

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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 specifically be for puppies that are between four and six months old.

Permission to host this event has been granted in advance by the American Kennel Club.

All participants were required to enter by noon on April 13, 2022—so the participants are set and ready for their chance at performing on a major platform.

Please note that Belgian Sheepdogs are ineligible for any and all of these events, according to the team at the Yakima Valley Kennel Club.

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