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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee proclaims January 28 & 29, 2012
“Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show Days” in the City!
 
1,200 Dogs..136 Breeds..Benching..Flyball Demos..All-Breed Fashion Show
110TH ANNUAL ALL-BREED DOG SHOW RETURNS TO SAN FRANCISCO
 
January 1, 2012 (San Francisco)--The 109th and 110th annual Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show, featuring nearly 1,200 dogs and over 135 breeds, is set for the Cow Palace, San Francisco, Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day.
 
Wondering what’s new this year? Among breeds shown for the first time at the Cow Palace will be the Irish Red and White Setter, the Swedish Vallhund and the Cane Corso. From Affenpinschers to Portuguese Podengo Pequenos to Vizslas and Xoloitzcuintli, this show is your best opportunity to meet other dog owners and the perfect place to pick your next “best friend”.
 
"Best In Show" will be selected and cash prizes awarded daily. Numerous special events include daily fly ball competitions, the always popular all-breed fashion show hosted by media personality Greg Behrendt on Saturday, Junior Showmanship, Best Puppy, and breed rescue information.
 
The Golden Gate Kennel Club ranks as one of the most prestigious shows in the nation, having received the 100 Year-Plus award from the American Kennel Club. It is the oldest major event in Northern California and has long been acknowledged as "the Bay Area family show" for dog lovers of all ages.
 
Adult Admission is $12; $10 seniors; $7 children (age 2-12); Family Four Pack (2 adults/2 children) is $30/day. No personal pets allowed. Info: www.goldengatekc.com.
 
These shows are sponsored by PEDIGREE® Brand, where everything they do is for the love of dogs, from their dog food to their dog adoption drive. www.Pedigree.com.
 
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