AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB BRINGS FIRST AKC FLYBALL DOG ​​CHALLENGE TO ESPN2 | New

NEW YORK, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Kennel Club (AKC®) is thrilled to announce that the AKC Flyball Dog Challenge, presented by Official and Presenting Sponsors The Farmer’s Dog and YuMOVE, will air on ESPN2. The competition will start on Saturday June 25e at 1 p.m. ET.

This invitational event, organized in conjunction with the North American Flyball Association, took place on May 22, 2022in Concord, North Carolina. Eight teams of United States and Canada fought over two days.

“We are excited to bring ESPN viewers a variety of dog sports, and Flyball is as exciting as they come,” said Gina DiNardo, Executive Secretary of the AKC. “This dog relay race is sure to keep viewers hooked!”

The show will be hosted by a sports host caroline mannoincluding secondary journalist Bill Ellis and analysis by Ashley Hilliker.

About the American Kennel Club

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a nonprofit organization that maintains the world’s largest purebred dog registry and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in United States. The AKC is dedicated to maintaining the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs, and breeding for type and function. With its more than 5,000 chartered and member clubs and affiliated organizations, the AKC champions the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and welfare, strives to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and mixed breed dogs are held each year under AKC rules and regulations, including conformation, agility, obedience, rallying, tracking , herding, lure racing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and land dog tests. Organizations affiliated with the AKC include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite, and AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org.

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