The Schedule

Sheep Dog Trials Schedule - August 11, 12 & 13 2017

Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sheep Dog Trials Competition

Sunday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday, Double Lift Final (the top 20 dogs compete)
Bring your lawn chair and a sun shade if you have one, and
watch the drama unfold in the trials field.

Shade tents and an accessible seating area is available on a first come, first served basis

Schedule of Side Attractions

Note: All times listed are daily, unless otherwise noted.

Dog Lovers Days - Canadian Canine Lure Course & Doggie Playzone
9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $5/dog


Run your dog through the best “lure” course around and see if your family pet can become an agility star! Also enjoy the fully fenced doggy playzone for some off leash supervised playtime. Plus some health advice for your dog’s well being too!

The Market Place - Craft, Artisan’s and Vendor’s Fair
9:00 am-5:00 p.m.


Visit more than two dozen craft and vendor booths in and around the big white tent. They offer a good mix of commercial products and hand-crafted items for you and your pet. Vendors are on-site all day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ultimutts Dog Stunt Show
10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. daily


Come see the unique talents of the Ultimutts dogs (and cat) as they perform non-stop jaw dropping tricks with world class trainers.

Canine Bark Camp
12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. daily


Take your dog to bark camp! Using drills and positive reinforcement, work as a team with your dog to practice specific skills such as Stay and Recall, Heel, Leave It, and more. Bring your dog for this one!

Ask a Trainer:
9a.m. to 5p.m. daily


Do you have questions about your dog’s behavior or need some extra help with training? Ottawa Bark Camp will be on site all weekend to answer your questions. Find them in the marketplace when they aren’t running the Canine Boot Camp.


Kingston Police K-9 Demonstrations
11 a.m.

Catch a glimpse of the world of policing as you watch the Kingston Police K-9 Unit perform criminal apprehension and obedience demonstrations, narcotic searches and more!

Rideau River DockDogs
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Is your dog a natural water dog? Enter your canine companion in the DockDogs competition – or just come to watch and be amazed! Check out the “try it” sessions for your dog.

Horsemanship Demos
10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. daily


Perfect for horse lovers, watch in awe as Ron Pyne demonstrates his Horsemanship expertise with his two horses, Rambler and Ongodoro.

Kingston Police – Mobile Engagement Trailer and Obstacle Course

Considering a career and policing? New this year, learn about the world of policing at the Mobile Engagement Trailer and give the police obstacle course your best shot!

Face Painting (by donation)
11:00 am-3:00 pm


Head over to the Pavilion and get your face painted for a good cause. All proceeds go to our local children’s theatre group: The Not So Amateur Amateurs

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum
Activity Center 9:30-4:00 p.m.

Visit the pavilion for demonstrations of woodturning and traditional wood craft all weekend long. You’ll find activities for all ages from wood carving and printmaking to antique tool restoration.

Spinning and Weaving Demos - Friday and Sunday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
by members of the Kingston Handloom Weavers & Spinners Guild

Sheep-to-Shawl Competition – Saturday - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Shawl Auction – Sunday - 12:30 p.m.