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United Kennel Club welcomes returning and new sponsors to this year’s PREMIER Dog Show
Posted on 03/05/2012 in Dog Events.

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For Immediate Release


United Kennel Club welcomes returning and new sponsors to this year’s PREMIER Dog Show

Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 5, 2012 – United Kennel Club, the world’s largest all breed performance registry, is pleased to welcome back Nestle Purinaź PetCare company as an official sponsor for UKC’s Premier™ Dog Show; taking place June 14-17 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, at the Kalamazoo Expo Center and Fairground; and Dog World Magazine as the sponsor of the 2011 Top Ten Finals competition, taking place on June 15.

The UKC would like to welcome J & J Dog Supplies, a dog training equipment and supplier since 1965, as the official sponsor for the 2011 All Star performance competition, which include Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Terrier Racing and the National Total Juniors. Additionally the UKC welcomes back to PREMIER: Discover Kalamazoo, ChaseIt Toys, Pet Doors USA, Whitman Sharpening, Piltz’ Total Dog Supplies as return sponsors. New to UKC’s family of sponsors are LaGuard Vests, Mud River Dog Products, Platinum Performance and Isle of Dogs.

The UKC Premier™ Dog Show, which began in 1994, is regarded by many as a benchmark event for dog enthusiasts seeking to compete among the best in the world of competitive dog events. The four-day event is expected to feature thousands of dog entries representing over 125 breeds.

Premier is the forum for UKC to showcase their philosophy of the Total Dog™, in which a dog should not only have the beauty necessary for the traditional show ring but also the ability to perform the functions and duties for which its breed was originally created.

This year’s
Premier is scheduled to feature UKC-licensed all breed conformation events, agility trials, obedience trials, rally obedience trials, terrier races, weight pull, lure coursing and the always entertaining dock jumping by the Ultimate Air Dogs.

For more information on this and other UKC events as well as links to UKC sponsor websites, be sure to visit the official website at www.ukcdogs.com.

Established in 1898, the United Kennel Club is the largest all-breed performance-dog registry in the world, registering dogs from all 50 states and 25 foreign countries. More than 60 percent of its 15,500 annually licensed events are tests of hunting ability, training, and instinct. UNITED KENNEL CLUB prides itself on its family-oriented, friendly, educational events. To find out more about registration and events, call or visit our website. Phone: (269) 343-9020; Fax: (269) 343-7037; www.ukcdogs.com.