PlexiDor Pet Doors at UKC Premiere 2014

PlexiDor Pet Doors at UKC Premiere in Kalamazoo 2014PlexiDor Pet Doors recently visited the 2014 UKC Premiere show in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The UKC, or United Kennel Club, was founded in 1898 and is the largest all-breed performance dog registry in the world. UKC registers dogs from all 50 states as well as 25 other countries.

Many clubs only accept pure-bred dogs with pedigree, but UKC has an inclusive policy and strives to provide shows where all dogs can participate. There is a purebred dog registry, but also a program open to mixed breeds and purebreds who for some reason don’t fit into the regular purebred registry. They might have a “fault” that excludes them from the breed standard, or be of unknown pedigree.

PlexiDor pet doors go to the Premiere event every year and give away 10 dog doors as prizes. It’s a fun event for us, because previous years’ winners often come by to tell us their experiences with the doors. This year is noteworthy; it’s the first time the same dog has won two doors!

Congratulations to all the winners. We hope to see you at the show in 2015!

Courage won a PlexiDor dog door
Courage won a PlexiDor dog door for Rally National Champion.

 

Lee Anne Layman won a door in 2011 and stopped by to tell us that she loves it.
Lee Anne Layman won a door in 2011 and stopped by to tell us that she loves it.
Toby, winner of two doors!
Uhrach4 Roseview Changin’ my Star – or Toby as he is also called – is the first dog ever two win two doors at one show.
Here is Toby with his owners, Kim Charles and Bruce Winter.
Here is Toby with his owners, Kim Charles and Bruce Winter.