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.
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