Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show: Competition Plus Special Events
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The last date listed for Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show was Sunday January 29, 2012 / All Day (8:30am - 5:00pm).
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Before embarking on your next globe-trot, make a stop at this year's Travel & Adventure Show and see PBS star Rick Steves (Rick Steves' Europe), Travel Channel host Samantha Brown and author Patricia Schultz (1000 Places to See Before You Die). With advice on top local, national and international destinations, show-only specials and giveaways, hands-on adventure activities (like zip lining and rock climbing), exotic culinary demonstrations, and live cultural performances, attending this event definitely feels like its own little getaway. Learn More
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The 109th and 110th annual Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show, featuring nearly 1,200 dogs and over 135 breeds, is set for the Cow Palace, San Francisco, Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29th.
Wondering what’s new this year? Among breeds shown for the first time at the Cow Palace will be the Irish Red and White Setter, the Swedish Vallhund and the Cane Corso. From Affenpinschers to Portuguese Podengo Pequenos to Vizslas and Xoloitzcuintli, this show is your best opportunity to meet other dog owners and the perfect place to pick your next “best friend”.
"Best In Show" will be selected and cash prizes awarded daily. Numerous special events include daily fly ball competitions, the always popular all-breed fashion show hosted by media personality Greg Behrendt on Saturday, Junior Showmanship, Best Puppy, and breed rescue information.
Among the largest breeds entered will be 155 Retrievers including Chesapeake, Flat Coat, Golden and Nova Scotia Duck; 182 Toys including Maltese, Shih Tzu, Cavalier and King Charles Spaniels; 46 Bernese Mountain Dogs; and 12 Pharaoh Hounds.
The Golden Gate Kennel Club ranks as one of the most prestigious shows in the nation, having received the 100 Year-Plus award from the American Kennel Club. It is the oldest major event in Northern California and has long been acknowledged as "the Bay Area family show" for dog lovers of all ages.
About the Ticket Supplier: Cow Palace
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