The 72nd Annual Duluth All Breed Dog Show began Thursday and continues through Sunday at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.
The Duluth Kennel Club didn't hold the show in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Competitors from the U.S. and Canada have participated in the past, but Canadians weren't allowed this year due to the closed U.S-Canada border.
The show draws more than 150 dog breeds in Sporting, Non Sporting, Toy Dogs, Hounds and Working classes who compete for best in their class, according to a news release from the Duluth Kennel Club. Class winners advance to compete for "Best in Show." Other specialty competitions include Junior Handling (under 18 years old), Brace and Dogs Bred by the Owner.
Show hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., ending with "Best in Show" each day.
This story was updated at 3:37 p.m. July 19 to correct the name of the dog and add the name of the handler in the caption of the Rhodesian ridgeback photo. It was originally posted at 2:42 p.m. July 17. The News Tribune regrets the error.