A conformation dog show is meant to evaluate breeding stock. The dog's conformation (appearance and structure) is judged against the breed standard.

rhodesian ridgeback sports and activities

Obedience training ranges from very basic training to high level competition. Obedience implies the dog's compliance with a command given by their handler.



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A sport where dogs chase a lure through a course and are judged on their speed, agility, endurance, enthusiasm, and follow.

Canine sport created to mimic professional detection dog tasks. The dogs must find a hidden target odor and alert their handler.