Looking for something fun to do this Labor Day weekend? Consider heading out to see beautiful and talented dogs of all kinds at a dog show, agility or obedience trial, herdingtest, lure coursing trial, earthdog test, or other canine event in your area.

Below are just a few of the many AKC dog events happening around the country Friday through Monday, September 4 to 7.

Don’t see an event listed for your area? This is only a partial list — for more information on these and other dog events happening this weekend, see the AKC Events Calendar.

DOG SHOWS AND OBEDIENCE AND RALLY TRIALS

AK — Dog shows (limited breeds):

Sun.–Mon., Sept. 6–7 (outdoors): Working Group Dog Club of Alaska (Working Group breeds only)

Chugiak Benefit Association Grounds

18606 Old Glenn Hwy.

Chugiak, AK 99567

 

CA — All-breed dog shows and obedience trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors/outdoors): Redwood Empire Kennel Club

Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds

Fairgrounds Dr. and Payran St.

Petaluma, CA

 

CO — Limited-breeds dog shows:

Fri., Sept. 4 (indoors/outdoors):

Metro Mile Hi Kennel Club (Toy Group breeds only)

Rocky Mountain All Terrier Club (Terrier Group breeds only)

Mile High Sporting Fanciers (Sporting Group breeds only)

Island Grove Regional Park

501 N. 14th Ave.

Greeley, CO

 

CO — All-breed dog shows and obedience and rally trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors/outdoors): Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club

Island Grove Regional Park

501 N. 14th Ave.

Greeley, CO

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HI — All-breed dog shows and obedience trials:

Sat., Sept. 5 (indoors): Hawaiian Kennel Club (morning show)

Valley Isle Kennel Club of Maui (afternoon show)

Neal S. Blaisdell Center

777 Ward Ave. (Exhibition Hall)

Honolulu, HI

 

IA — All-breed dog shows and obedience trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors) (obedience Sunday only): Des Moines Kennel Club

Iowa State Fairgrounds

E. 30th and Grand Ave.

Des Moines, IA

 

ME — All-breed dog shows and obedience and rally trials:

Fri., Sept. 4 (outdoors): Central Maine Kennel Club (morning show)

Mid-Coast Kennel Club of Maine (afternoon show)

Union Fairgrounds

Common Rd.

Union, ME

 

MI — All-breed dog shows and obedience trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors): Jaxon Kennel Club

Jackson County Fairgrounds–Mich.

200 W. Granson St.

Jackson, MI

 

MS — All-breed dog shows and obedience trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors): Mobile Kennel Club

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Conv. Center

2350 Beach Blvd.

Biloxi, MS

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NC — All-breed dog shows and obedience and rally trials (indoors):

Fri., Sept. 4: Alamance Kennel Club

Sat., Sept. 5: Durham Kennel Club

Sun., Sept. 6: Raleigh Kennel Club

Mon., Sept. 7: Cary Kennel Club

NC State Fairgrounds

1025 Blue Ridge Rd.

Raleigh, NC

 

NH — All-breed dog shows:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (outdoors):

Sohegan Kennel Club

Nashua Community College

505 Amherst St.

Nashua, NH

 

NJ — All-breed dog shows and obedience trials:

Fri., Sept. 4 (outdoors): Tuxedo Park Kennel Club

Sat., Sept. 5: Somerset Hills Kennel Club

Sun., Sept. 6: Westchester Kennel Club (no obedience on Sunday)

North Branch Park

355 Milltown Rd.

Bridgewater, NJ

 

NM — All-breed dog shows:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (outdoors): Rio Pecos Kennel Club

Riac Park

Earl Cummins St.

Roswell, NM

 

OH — All-breed dog shows:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors): Clermont County Kennel Club

Roberts Centre

123 Gano Rd.

Wilmington, OH

 

OR — All-breed dog shows:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–7 (indoors): Eugene Kennel Club

Linn County Fair and Expo Center

3700 Knox Butte Rd.

Albany, OR

 

PA — All-breed dog shows and obedience trial (obedience Sat. only):

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (outdoors): Altoona Area Kennel Association

Duman Lake Park

157 County Park Rd.

Ebensburg, PA

 

WA — Limited-breeds dog shows:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (outdoors): All Hound Club of Bellingham (Hound Group breeds only)

Stanwood-Camano Community Fair

6431 Pioneer Hwy.

Stanwood, WA

 

WI — All-breed dog shows and obedience and rally trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors/outdoors): Kenosha Kennel Club

Kenosha County Fairgrounds

Wilmot, WI

 

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AGILITY

AK — Agility trials:

Sat.–Mon., Sept 5–7 (indoors): Kenai Kennel Club

Kenai Recreation Center

301 Spruce Street

Kenai, AK

 

CA — Agility trials:

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6 (indoors): Golden Gate Pembroke Welsh Corgi Fanciers (open to all breeds)

Sonoma County Fairgrounds

1350 Bennet Valley Road

Santa Rosa, CA

 

CO — Agility trials:

Sat.–Mon., Sept 5–7 (indoors): Front Range Agility Association of Denver

Foothills Sports Arena at Schaefer Athletic Complex

3608 S. Kipling Pkwy.

Denver, CO

 

GA — Agility trials:

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6 (outdoors): Canine Capers Agility Club of Greater Atlanta

Wills Park Equestrian Center

11915 Wills Road

Alpharetta, GA

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IL — Agility trials:

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6 (indoors): Peoria Obedience Training Club

3401 Griffin Ave.

Pekin, IL

 

MI — Agility trials:

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6 (indoors): Ann Arbor Dog Training Club

Ann Arbor Dog Training Building

1475 E. North Territorial Rd.

Whitmore Lake, MI

 

MO — Agility trials:

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6 (indoors): Agility Ability Club of Greater Kansas City

KC Sports Lodge

19310 E 50th Terrace

Independence, MO

 

NH— Agility trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors): Old Colony Agility Club

American K9 Country

336 Route 101

Amherst, NH

 

 

OH— Agility trials:

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6 (indoors): Dayton Dog Training Club

Dayton Dog Training Building

3040 E. River Road

Moraine, OH

 

TX— Agility trials:

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6 (outdoors): Tyler Obedience Training Club

Lucky Dog Training Center

15545 CR 1134

Tyler, TX

 

WA— Agility trials:

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6 (outdoors): United States Australian Shepherd Association (open to all breeds)

Fun Fur Paws

22352 Stargate Place

Mount Vernon, WA

 

Labor Day Events Lure

LURE COURSING

AR — Lure coursing trials and tests:

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 5–6: Northwest Arkansas Kennel Club

Washington County Fairgrounds

2536 N McConnell Avenue

Fayetteville, AR

 

PA — Lure coursing trials and tests:

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 5–6: Mason Dixon Ibizan Hound Club

Hanover Shoe Farm

Sell Station Rd.

Hanover, PA

 

UT — Lure coursing trials and tests:

Sat.-Sun., Sept. 5–6: Utah Sighthound Racing and Coursing Club

Bothwell Field

14400 N. 10800 W.

Bothwell, UT

 

Labor Day Events Herding

HERDING

CA — Herding Trials and Test

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6: German Shepherd Dog Fanciers of Northern California

JR Ranch

18200 Sycamore Ave.

Patterson, CA

 

CA — Herding Trials and Test

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 5–6: Sacramento Valley Collie Club

Northshields Farm

9270 Wise RD

Auburn, CA

 

CT — Herding Trials and Test

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6: Northeast Stockdog Association of Connecticut

Starshine Farm

33 Oliver Road

Lebanon, CT

 

WA — Herding Trials

Fri.–Sun., Sept. 4–6: Spokane Dog Training Club

Goin’ to the Dogs Farm

4870 Sherman Rd.

Deer Park, WA

For information on more dog shows, trials, and other AKC dog events happening around the country this weekend, see the AKC Events Calendar.