October 22, 2021

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Rare Breeds Indeed: SD Convention Center Dog Show Includes the Harrier

Many recognize popular dog breeds such as Golden retrievers, Dachshunds and poodles. But San Diegans have a chance to see some rarer types that may be be a good match for them.

The American Kennel Club’s Meet the Breeds event Saturday at the San Diego Convention Center was ready to inform prospective canine owners about which dogs are good with children, those who need more exercise and ones that can be happy living in an apartment.

San Diego is the first stop on a seven-city tour through Nov. 14 to Dallas, Tampa, Chicago, Raleigh, North Carolina and Columbus Ohio. The San Diego show continues Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

In addition to the booths dedicated to breeds from Alaskan Malamutes to Vizslas, people were able to watch agility performances, police dogs detecting explosives and dog sports in a center arena.

The show is the first public event in the convention center since COVID led to restrictions, and wearing face coverings was still required.