Schedule

(Preliminary – Subject to Change)

Saturday, November 16th

Saturday, November 16th is The National Dog Show Presented by Purina, taped for telecast nationwide on Thanksgiving Day by NBC. It is the most widely viewed dog show in America.

TimeEventLocation
8:00 AMBreed Judging BeginsHalls A, B, & D
9:00 AMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
10:00 AMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
11:00 AMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
12:15 PMFreestyle Flying Disc DemonstrationHall C
12:45 PMNational Anthem CeremonyHall C
12:50 PMKennel Club of Philadelphia’s Annual Awards PresentationHall C
1:00 PMThe National Dog Show Group JudgingHall C
5:00 PMThe National Dog Show Best-In-Show JudgingHall C

Sunday, November 17th

Sunday, November 17th’s show offers a full slate of canine competitions, enhanced athletic dog exhibitions plus family-friendly activities and hands-on fun.

TimeEventLocation
8:30 AMBreed Judging BeginsHalls A, B, & D
9:30 AMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
10:30 AMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
11:30 AMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
12:30 PMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
1:30 PMPro Plan Performance TeamHall B
2:00 PMKennel Club of Philadelphia Group JudgingHall C
5:00 PMKennel Club of Philadelphia Best-In-Show JudgingHall C
Valley Forge Casino logo

The Valley Forge Casino Resort is an official hotel of The National Dog Show and the Kennel Club of Philadelphia shows and the host of the National Dog Show Gala (Friday, Nov. 15), benefiting Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, Philadoptables and National Dog Show Charities.

Valley Forge logo

Since no one knows better than you how to define a good time, Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, provides the freedom to do exactly that. Come and explore our attractions, events, adventures, arts scene, history, nightlife and shopping, and when you’re tuckered out from experiencing all we have to offer, nestle into one of our stellar accommodations. Valley Forge Visitors Bureau list of participating hotels, including Dog-Friendly Hotels.