Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show brings out the canine fans on Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13, 2016, at CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle.

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Seattle is going to the dogs.

The Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show hosts more than a thousand dogs a day and thousands more of their fans Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13, at Century­Link Field Event Center.

Labrador retrievers, America’s longtime top dog, lead the way with 41 competitors, and other popular breeds are well-represented, along with exotic breeds you’re unlikely to see at your local dog park such as Nederlandse Kooikerhondje spaniels, Berger Picard herding dogs and the American Hairless Terrier.

Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show

Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, March 12-13

Cost: $14/adults; $12/ages 62 and older; $7/ages 4-14; ages 3 and younger free

Location: CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle

More info: seattledogshow.org

Besides Best of Show, dogs compete in obedience, agility and rally, and perform in demonstrations including herding, disc dogs and dancing.

Amy Trotter, the trained pig who was a big hit at last year’s show, returns this year celebrating her most recent honor, Most Dog-Like Animal at The CW Network’s World Dog Awards.

If you’re thinking of adding a dog to your family, local breeders and dog clubs host more than 50 Meet the Breed meet-and-greet events with dogs and their owners, along with vendors offering an assortment of canine products.

Leave pets at home. Only dogs (and a pig) registered to participate in the event and service animals are allowed into the venue.

Group results from both days of competition are posted on BaRay Event Services site.

For more information about dogs is available on the Seattle Kennel Club site.

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