AMERICAN DOG FEDERATION
  
 INTERNATIONAL DOG REGISTRY
         Dog Show Information


All dogs should have obedience training  and of course be
properly socialized, for best results you can get involved in a
local dog training class that offers both show handling and
obedience classes.
Once you and your dog have mastered the requiements for the
conformation ring and or an obedience ring  you will be ready
for competition, handling your dog in any ADF Event is an
exceptional and enjoyable family oriented experience.
All dogs are eligible to compete in Conformation, Obedience,
Agility, Coursing, Weight Pull, Herding, Fly Ball, Dock Jumping,
Tracking. where offered.

  • Familiarize yourself with the standard of your breed
  •      Dogs must be at least 3 months of age to enter
    conformation puppy class
  •      Dogs must be at least 6 months of age to enter
    first level obedience class
  •      Your dog must have an ADF number/Registered
    with the ADF
and ALL age appropriate up to date vaccinations and a
current rabies
vaccination as required required by law  to participate in
any ADF sanctioned event.

Obedience:
Dog and his handler are judged on :
Teamwork and Enthusiasm
The ease and natural way the dog performs
Accuracy and precision, yet natural movement of the team
Communication from the handler to the dog
Conformation:
Dog is judged against the standard for the breed
Dog can be shown in a natural pose or stacked
Dog is also rated on his/her enthusiasm