What to Expect
Meet Over 200 Breeds
AKC Meet the Breeds®️ is a family-friendly, educational canine experience that gives dog lovers the unique opportunity to meet and play with hundreds of adorable dogs and puppies while learning about responsible pet ownership.
Cheer as dogs race around an agility course, leap for flying Frisbees, run a relay race, sniff out hidden objects, and perform amazing tricks! How do they do that? Learn what it takes to prepare dogs for different activities. Interact with veterinarians, groomers and trainers to learn upkeep, grooming and training secrets you can use with your dog at home! Maybe your dog will be the next star! Sit. Stay. Jump. Race. It’s more than just a beauty contest. Watch amazing displays of agility as dogs leap, climb, tunnel and soar along a complicated obstacle course as they race the clock for the fastest time.
Fun Family Activities
Bring the whole family for an awesome array of fun activities. In addition to meeting breeds, watching demonstrations, and learning how to interact with your own dog, don't miss face-painting, bouncy-houses, coloring contests, and more!
Thousands of items you’ll never see anywhere else! From minkie coats, velvet beds and bejeweled collars for your pampered pup, to the latest in grooming equipment, supplements, treats and toys, your dog will be sure it’s Christmas in August! And don’t forget the swag for you!