Lodging & Schedule

The National Dog Show is being held Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20.

Show Info

See what to expect with over 2,000 of the top American Kennel Club sanctioned dogs from across the country.

Entrant Info

Enjoy plenty of room, big prizes, and national TV exposure at America’s most popular dog show.

Vendor Info

The 2022 National Dog Show Cluster will be held from Thursday, November 17 to Sunday, November 20. 

The Seven Groups

Each of the more than 190 AKC registered breeds and varieties are assigned to one of seven groups representing what the breeds were originally bred for.

Meet the Breeds

Dog lovers and aficionados can get a close-up look at their breeds of interest. With a total of 194 breeds and varieties, we provide backdrop audio of the breed description.


The National Dog Show presented by Purina® is an open, benched all-breed show, which means that any American Kennel Club (AKC) registered dog can enter to compete.

Best In Show

Meet the Best in Show from the 2020 National Dog Show. Claire the Scottish Deerhound beat out thousands of dogs representing over 190 breeds.

Download the 2022 Program