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Consider taking obedience training with your dog to a whole new level. Enter the world of
AKC obedience and help your dog realize its full potential by competing in obedience trials and
earning obedience competition titles. AKC Obedience Trials demonstrate the usefulness of the purebred
dog as a companion to man. Obedience trials showcase dogs that have been trained and conditioned to
behave well in the home, in public places, and in the presence of other dogs. AKC trials and tests allow
exhibitors and their dogs to enjoy companionship and competition as they proudly earn AKC titles.
All-breed Obedience Trials, the most common types of trials, offer competitions for more than 150
breeds and varieties of dogs recognized by the AKC.
Specialty Trials are restricted to dogs of a specific breed or to varieties of one breed. For example, the
Flat-Coated Retriever Club of America Specialty is for Flat-Coated Retrievers only. But the Poodle Club of
America's Specialty Obedience Trial could include the three varieties of the Poodle: Standard, Miniature and Toy.
To be eligible to compete in obedience trials, a dog must be:
For further information please visit the AKC website below