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American Kennel Club-sanctioned dog show coming to Lee Civic Center

By Staff | May 14, 2013

More than 1,000 registered exhibitors will converge on the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers to showcase 150 breeds of dogs at the annual Greater Fort Myers Dog Club event May 25-26.

The show includes conformation, obedience, rally trials and junior handling as well as vendor booths filled with treats, toys and trinkets for Fido and Rover.

The show will be held Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend at the Lee Civic Center, which is a Lee County Parks & Recreation facility managed by the Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair Association.

Hours are 8 a.m to 5 p.m. May 25 and May 26. Judging begins at 8:30 a.m. daily. Attendees pay $10 per vehicle for parking and are admitted to the event for free. The address is 11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers; it’s at the junction of State Road 31 and S.R. 78.

For specific breed information, visit www.fortmyersdogclub.com or call Paglivanti at (239) 229-5813.