MOBILE IS GOING TO THE DOGS! –More than a Thousand Dogs to Compete at the Gulf Coast Classic Dog Show- The annual Gulf Coast Classic Dog Show will
MOBILE IS GOING TO THE DOGS!
–More than a Thousand Dogs to Compete at the Gulf Coast Classic Dog Show-
The annual Gulf Coast Classic Dog Show will be returning to Mobile, AL in 2019 after a decade! The Mississippi Gulf Coast Toy Breed Club, the Singing River Kennel Club of Mississippi, the Mississippi Coast German Shepherd Dog Club and the Mobile Kennel Club have joined forces once again to bring dog lovers a weekend of exciting canine competitions.
More than a thousand dogs and their owners will get the chance to strut their stuff in the show ring Wednesday, September 4th through Sunday, September 8th at The Grounds, 1035 Cody Road, Mobile, AL 36608. Show hours will be from 9 AM to 5 PM each day. The event is great for the whole family with free admission and free parking.
- Meet and greet a variety of different dog breeds. Visitors can learn about responsible dog ownership and speak with breeders, owners and exhibitors. (ALL DAYS)
- Watch the judging of various breeds in Conformation and cheer for your favorite. (ALL DAYS)
- See young owner-handlers compete against their peers in the Junior Showmanship Competition. (ALL DAYS)
- Watch dogs test their natural instincts as they try to find a rat hidden in a tube in a maze of hay bales in the exciting sport of Barn Hunt. (ALL DAYS)
- See dogs chase a lure that simulates the unpredictability of chasing live prey in Lure Coursing. (ALL DAYS)
- Watch owner-handlers compete in a special series called the National Owner-Handled Series. These exhibitors are striving for a spot in the finals at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando in December. (ALL DAYS)
- Watch dog’s test their natural scenting instincts in Scent Work Trials. (ALL DAYS)
- Watch canine athletes show off their extreme water skills in a Dock Diving competition.
- Watch owners take their dogs through the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test (CGC). Dogs that demonstrate good manners earn the Canine Good Citizen certificate from the American Kennel Club. (ALL DAYS)
Admission: Spectator entry is free.
Show Program: Find full event details here.
- Only dogs competing are permitted on show grounds
- No Strollers permitted in Conformation Show areas
4 (Wednesday) 8:00 am - 8 (Sunday) 5:00 pm
1035 Cody Road North, Mobile, AL 36608