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2020 Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show

Show Schedules Set For Saturday & Sunday, January 25-26th At The Cow Palace

​​Daly City, CA (January 2020) – Over 135 different breeds of dogs, their breeders/owners and dog lovers seeking the perfect canine companion can get to know each other up close and personal at the 2020 Golden Gate Kennel Club (GGKC) Dog Show, Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th from 8am-5pm at the San Francisco Cow Palace. Tickets are available online and at the door for $19 General Admission, and $16 Seniors & Children 4-12. There is a Family Plan (2 adults, 2 children) for $59 and children 3 and under are free. It provides a great opportunity to meet over a thousand dogs and learn from breeders and adoption groups how to select and care for the right dog for your family.

The largest show of its kind on the West Coast, a benched show is organized with breeds grouped on special benches, where owners, breeders and canine experts answer questions on their breed, care and if it matches its new family’s lifestyle. The show features over 1,000 dogs in two different shows over the weekend, each with seven groups of dogs competing: sporting, hound, working, terrier, toy, non-sporting and herding. The show includes conformation, obedience and rally competitions. The winner of each group will go on to compete for the top award–Best in Show each day.

Saturday January 25
Opening Hours 8AM-6PM

Obedience trial 8:30AM-1:30PM
Flyball Hall “F” 10AM
Rally Events 10:15AM-2:30PM
Flyball Main Arena 12Noon
All Breed Fashion Show 2:45PM
Miscellaneous Show 1PM /
FSS Open Show 1:30PM
Junior Showmanship Judging 10AM
Junior Showmanship Finals 3PM
Flyball Hall “F” 2PM
Dog Show Finals 2:45PM
Groups 3:30PM
Best in Show – National Owner Handler Series 6PM

Sunday January 26
Opening Hours 8AM-6PM

Obedience Trial 9AM-1PM
Flyball Hall “F” 10AM
Rally Events 10:15AM-1:30PM
Flyball Main Arena 12Noon
Miscellaneous Show 12:30PM /
FSS Open Show 1:15PM
Junior Showmanship Judging 9:30AM
Junior Showmanship Finals 2:45PM
Flyball Hall “F” 2PM
Dog Show Finals 2:45PM
Groups 3PM
Best Puppy In Show 5:30PM
Best in Show 6PM

Dick Behrendt, President of the GGKC Dog Show remarked “This unique benched show preserves the legacy of these special dogs, their unique breeds and provides for great family entertainment–especially if you’re looking for a family dog. Peninsula Humane Society will be on hand with foster adoption organizations to guide folks in finding and providing a loving home their forever companion. It’s a unique event and a rare opportunity get to know hundreds of breeds of dogs, all assembled in one location over two days.”

Michael Stone, Show Chairman adds “We’re excited about 2020’s new show, and this year we’re welcoming as sponsor, Trupanion, who provides health insurance for the life of your pet. We also welcome back over 100 vendors with their one-of-a-kind dog-related products and unique pet services. It’s a full two days of family fun with almost every breed of dog represented.”

​Contact: Gary Fiset (415) 392-2590 gary@promotion-marketing.com

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