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Rally and Obedience

Developed in the 1930s, Obedience is one of the AKC’s oldest sporting events, and it’s open to all dogs. From walking on- and off-leash to retrieving and jumping, or demonstrating your dog’s ability to stay, Obedience trials feature dogs that are well-behaved at home, in public places, and in the presence of other dogs.  To lean more:

In Rally, you and your dog navigate a course, side-by-side, as you steer him through a course of 10-20 different signs, which provide instructions regarding the next skill that is to be performed. Though each performance is timed, having a good race time is not the goal; it’s all about working as a team while performing the skills, with the dog under control. To learn more:

To search for rally or obedience trials, click the button above, then select the arrow next to Companion Events on the AKC page.  Select Obedience (O/SO/PO/LO) and/or Rally (RLY) and then you can then include filters such as location, date range, club, etc.  

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