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  • Conformation

    American Bloodhound Club

    September 2
  • Agility

    Peoria Obedience Training Club

    September 8
  • Herding Trials and Tests

    Susque-Nango Kennel Club, Inc.

    September 9 - 10
  • Lure Coursing Tests

    Desert Fun Bunch Sighthound Club

    September 23 - 24