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Labrador Retriever specialty show known as "The Potomac"
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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.

Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac winning Best Specialty Show

Judges for the 2023 Spring Specialty
April 10-14, Frederick MD

Janet Farmilette, Mijan Labradors
– judging Best Of Breed

Sussie Wiles, Richbourne Labradors
 – judging Dogs

Dan Ericsson, Raglan
– judging Bitches

Bob Skow, Glacieridge Labradors
– judging Bitches Sweeps, Best in Sweeps, Veteran Bitches in Sweeps and Best Opposite in Veteran Sweeps

Nicole McCarthy, Piccadilly Labradors
– judging Dogs Sweeps, Best in Opposite Sweeps, Veteran Dogs in Sweeps and Best Veteran in Sweeps

Desmond Murphy
– judging Junior Showmanship, Stud Dogs, Brood Bitch, Hunting, Brace and Team

David Maurer and Celeste Meade Maurer
– judging Obedience and Rally