Russian Toy and Mudi dog breeds will be featured at the Land O ‘Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show this weekend


The Land O’Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show will feature nearly 200 dog breeds, including two newly recognized breeds – the Russian Toy and the Mudi.

ST PAUL, Minn. – More than 1,600 dogs from nearly 200 different breeds, including two of the newest recognized breeds, will compete at the Land O’Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show in St. Paul this weekend.

The three-day event, which began on Friday, ends on Sunday, and will have more than 1,600 dogs from 197 different breeds, including the Russian Toy and Mudi, two newly recognized breeds vying for Best in Show.

The dog show takes place on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Saint Paul RiverCentre.

On Saturday mornings, the American Kennel Club hosts a “Puppy Party,” a mock show for puppies between four and six months old.

The St. Paul Police Department’s K-9 unit will be holding a special discovery show on Saturday morning.

All dog show attendees can also visit the Unleashed Dog Expo, which has live demonstrations and activities for guests and their dogs.

The full calendar of events for the Land O’Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show can be found here.

Tickets are $ 10 for adults, $ 5 for children ages five to 12, $ 7 for seniors and veterans, and free for children under five. Tickets can be bought at the box office or here online.

Face covering is required at the dog show. The Twin Cities reintroduced the face mask requirement for city buildings and businesses on Wednesday, which went into effect on Thursday.

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