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Heart of America Dog Show at the American Royal

Thu Mar 07, 4:00 PM - Sat Mar 09, 10:00 AM
American Royal Complex
Community Partner
Daisy, Brownie

The Heart of American Dog Show welcomes hundreds of dogs of various breeds to the American Royal Complex for a three-day show. Girl Scouts will learn about how trainers care and handle dogs for the show, how dogs are evaluated in the arena, and what makes a championship dog in each breed. Also learn the intricacies of grooming these championship dogs from across the region.

Cost: $0

Thursday 4:00 -5:00 pm
Friday 4:00 -5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 -10:00 am

Parking: Parking is available at no cost in Lot B on the east side of HyVee Arena (formerly Kemper Arena)

Registration Requirements:  All girls participating as a Girl Scout in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to

How to Register:  Complete this form
Contact Kristie Larson, Director of Education for the American Royal at 816-569-4019 or with questions. 

Badge/Journey Connections: Pets, Animal Helpers