Dog Showing is the most popular canine activity in the country and is a great way to show others why your dog is the best in the world. All pedigree dogs can take part in Dog Showing and you never know you could end up taking part in the Irish Kennel Club premier event St. Patrick’s weekend.
Dog Showing or exhibiting takes place in different rings at a dog show, where each pedigree dog is judged against the official Breed Standard. The Breed Standard is a blueprint for the perfect characteristics for each breed and covers every aspect of the dog, including health and temperament. Click here to see an example of a Breed Standard. The dogs which conform most closely to the Breed Standard will receive the top awards.
It really is very easy to get started in dog showing, all you need to do is: