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The Potomac

The spring show is the largest single-breed specialty in the world and spans almost a week. With entries sometimes approaching 2,000, this event is known to dog fanciers worldwide.

It is a celebration of everything Labrador Retriever – including an amazing B Match competition, Judges Education, Junior Showmanship, Health Clinic, Top Twenty celebration, Stud Dog Auction, Obedience, Rally, CGC, Trick Dog and International Night.

Held in April in Frederick, MD, the show was awarded “Best Specialty Show” in 2019 by Dog News.

Covid testing for those of you that need a negative test before you leave to travel back home, here is a place we found in the mall adjacent to the hotel.    Please call and check ahead of time to make sure as things are changing daily:


Judging Program:

PLEASE NOTE:In order to save costs this club has elected to not send a hard copy ID & judging program via postal mail. An email will be the only notification you will receive. Hard copies of the Judging Schedule will be available at the Superintendent desk.
Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac winning Best Specialty Show

Judges for the 2022 Spring Specialty

Nancy Arbuckle, Hunt Club Labradors
– judging Best Of Breed, Hunting, Brace and Team

Andrew Brown, Ramsayville Labradors
 – judging Dogs, Stud Dogs and Brood Bitch

Valerie Walters, Ranbourne Labradors
– judging Bitches

Kimberly Nowak, Broyhill Labradors
– judging Bitches Sweeps, Best in Opposite Sweeps, Veteran Bitches in Sweeps and Best Opposite in Veteran Sweeps

Lisa Nordstog, Snowberry Labradors
– judging Dogs Sweeps, Best in Sweeps, Veteran Dogs in Sweeps and Best Veteran in Sweeps

Marilyn Little, Oakalabs
– judging Junior Showmanship

Ted McCall and Carol Mett
– judging Obedience and Rally

A look back...

Winning Best of Breed at the LRCP Specialty Show
Winning the Junior Showmanship class at the Labrador specialty show
Top Twenty Gala Event
Awards at the Top Twenty Gala
A girl and her Labrador Retriever
Trophies for the winning dogs

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