AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day 2018-01-10T12:50:58+00:00

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day at Valleyfest

Sunday, September 23
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
Mirabeau Point Park

Park Location:
13500 Mirabeau Pkwy
Spokane Valley, WA 99216

All responsible dogs on leashes are welcomed. Clean up after your dog while visiting Valleyfest and public places.  THANK YOU!

Hosted by: Spokane American Kennel Club

Disc Dog Competition in the morning.


A Friend Indeed

The American Kennel Club is committed to helping dog owners raise happy, healthy dogs that can be kept for the pet’s entire lifetime. Among companion animals, dogs are unmatched in their devotion, loyalty and friendship, but owning a dog is a responsibility as well as a privilege.

Local Rescues & Local Shelters – Many area nonprofit rescues, Spokane Humane Society, SCRAPS, SpokAnimal will be on site with adoption information.

Meet the Breeds – Meet many of the 170 different AKC breeds represented by the areas breed clubs.

AKC Canine Good Citizen Test by CDA Dog Fanciers – This 10-step cost $5.00. This test is certification proving that your dog is a well – mannered citizen.

Demonstrations – Spokane Sheriff Dept. K9 demonstrations. Rally, Agility and Obedience demonstrations by Spokane Dog Training Club and Lilac City Dog Training and a crowd favorite Lure Coursing by Gazehound Fanciers of Spokane and a new dog sport Treibball.

Child Safety –Lilac City Dog Training offering a Safety Course for all ages of children. Certificates and prizes will be handed out to all children upon completion of the course

Pet oriented businesses and nonprofits – Support and shop at your local business and nonprofits for all your pet’s needs.

Event Schedule – Times are approximate and are from 2017. 2018 Schedule will be posted this summer. 

8:30 a.m. Disc Dog Registration
Registration open to the public

9:00 a.m. Disc Dog Competition
Competition open to the public

11:00 a.m. Agility Demonstration by area training clubs

11:45 a.m. Police and K9 Demonstration by Spokane Police Department

12:15 p.m. Lure Coursing Demonstration by Gazehound Fanciers of Spokane

1:00 p.m.  Adoption Parade – Participating rescues and shelters show off what pet are available to take home that day.

1:30 p.m Meet the Breed by Spokane Kennel Club & participating breed clubs

2:00 p.m. Tribball and obedience demonstrations

3:30 p.m. Doxie Derby Races – sponsored by Little Long Dogs Dachshund Rescue

Come on Sunday and sign up for all the fun contests at the sponsoring booths.  Please be responsible and clean up after your dog while visiting Valleyfest and public places!  THANK YOU!