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AKC Fast CAT Fastest Dog Competition

AKC Fast CATYour dog is fast, but have you ever wondered how fast? Find out when the Erie Kennel Club hosts its AKC Fast CAT® competition in Erie, Pa.!

Fast CAT®, which stands for Coursing Ability Test, is a timed 100-yard dash where dogs run one at a time chasing a lure. The event will feature two days of AKC Fast CAT® competition, as well as Fun Runs for dogs who don't have an AKC number. 


The event is free for spectators. Spectators should bring their own chairs.

 AKC Fast CAT®

To participate in the AKC Fast CAT ® competition, your dog mush be at least 12 months of age, and have an AKC number via one of the following: 

- AKC registration as one of the AKC's recognized breeds
- AKC Canine Partners, which is for mixed-breed dogs and dogs ineligible for AKC registration
- Purebred Alternative Listing (PAL) program, which is for purebred dogs that cannot be fully registered with the AKC to participate in AKC events
- Foundation Stock Service (FSS) which is for recorded breeds on the road to full AKC recognition

Registration is $20 per event for pre-entry and $25 per event on event day. 

Register for the AKC Fast CAT here! 


For more information and updates, check out the event on Facebook