AKC RDO Day in Raleigh

Saturday, September 26, 2009

The 7th Annual AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day, held at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on Saturday, September 26th was a great success! The free event welcomed close to 2,000 dog lovers for an afternoon of demonstrations, giveaways, games, face painting, and much more! Over 100 dogs signed up for AKC Canine Good Citizen® testing or took advantage of discounted microchipping from AKC Companion Animal Recovery. A raffle raised $736 for AKC CAR Canine Disaster Relief. Dog lovers were treated to an incomparable educational experience and information generously provided by our sponsors. New this year, the AKC and Western Wake Fire Rescue will promoted pet fire safety by giving away pet fire safety tips and free ADT pet window clings.

We thank all club members for their valuable participation in Meet the Breeds and our sponsor, Invisible Fence Company®, for making this AKC RDO Day a great success.

Donors for the event:

Invisible Fence
Cookies by Design
JB Wholesale
Best Friends Pet Care
Royal Canin
Artwork by Patrick
Dog Sport Magazine

Clubs that participated in the Meet the Breeds:

Raleigh Kennel Club
Carolina Kennel Club
Cary Kennel Club
Durham Kennel Club
Fayetteville KC
American Miniature Schnauzer Club
American Rottweiler Club
American Whippet Club
Carolina Afghan Hound Club
Central Basset Hound Rescue
Central Carolina Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club
Central Carolina Dachshund Club
Central Carolina Dalmatian Club
Central Carolina English Setter Club
Central North Carolina Siberian Husky Club
English Cocker Spaniel Club of America
German Shepherd Dog Club of Greater Raleigh
German Shepherd Rescue & Adoption
Irish Wolfhound Club of America
Magnolia Setter Rescue
Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League
NC Schnauzer Rescue
Piedmont North Carolina Bulldog Club
Raleigh Durham Labrador Retriever Club
Tar Heel Boxer Club of Greater Raleigh
Tar Heel Chinese Crested Club
Tar Heel Golden Retriever Club
Triangle Shetland Sheepdog Club
Berger Picard Club of America
Irish Red & White Setter Association
Leonberger Club of America
American Russell Terrier Club

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