About Us

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Specialty Dog Shows provides customized assistance planning and producing individual breed specialties. For over 17 years, we have enjoyed helping dozens of national and local breed clubs produce successful events with total entries as large as 1100.

In recent years, semi-retired, we have limited the number of contracts we accept.

Pre-Show Planning – We can
Assist with your show applications, site layouts, auxiliary event organizing
Create complete Premium Lists/Specialty Planners customized with your theme and graphics
Arrange printing and mailing service for your Premium Lists and provide a PDF file for your website (Premium Lists are also posted to our website as well as online entry pages)

Show Production – We
Provide phone and email availability to Show chairs and exhibitors most days and evenings, as well as most weekends and holidays
Accept and process show entries in many ways
• U.S. mail
• Online entry on our website
• Fax (24/7)
• Email attachment
• Entry payment accepted by US check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit card, or PayPal
Create, print, and mail customized Judging Programs and entry acknowledgements (Judging Programs are also posted on our site)
Create complete Show Catalogs including advertising design and layout.  Small charge for ad production; free scanning/re-sizing photos and sending proofs to advertisers
Place orders for Ribbons and Rosettes

Day of Show Service – We
Provide on-site recording for AKC and class change before and during shows as permitted
Provide custom armbands
Provide custom sweepstakes envelopes and manage monetary awards for the club
Provide all judges & stewards books
Provide flag & national anthem, microphone & sound/music system

Post Show – We
Handle show reports & ‘per dog’ fee payments
Provide marked catalogs for judges, and club archive, AKC or other sanctioning body
Post downloadable results (daily) to our web site and provide a final results file to the club

Other services available for you to choose from-
– Customized production of a club specialty show planning manual, newsletter, flyers, signs, advertising for club publications
– Attendance at one of your club’s planning sessions
– Management of puppy matches
– Décor assistance for dinners, health clinics, awards banquets, seminars, or other specialty events, as well as dinner tickets, table cards, signs, etc.
– Top 20 Event Catalog design and production

*Unfortunately, we do not provide ring fencing, floor mats or obedience equipment, only plastic link chain which can be used with stanchions. If your club does not have your own equipment, these items can usually be rented locally.