WHAT: The American Kennel Club (AKC®) joins with ESPN for the second annual ESPN Dog Day. ESPN Dog Day will include dog-centric programming on ESPN2, including a new event, ESPN Bark in the Park.
ESPN Bark in the Park features dog action sports such as Agility, Flyball, Diving Dogs, and a new Weave Pole Challenge. It will also include a special Meet the Breeds event, highlighting some familiar breeds featured in Disney films, such as Cocker Spaniels, Dogue de Bordeaux, and Dalmatians. Close out the night with a movie screening of the 1989 Disney film, Turner & Hooch and the 2020 AKC National Championship.
WHEN: Thursday, August 26th, 2021: ESPN Dog Day
6:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. ET– Meet the Breeds from ESPN Bark in the Park (streaming via the ESPN app)
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ET– “ESPN Bark in the Park”
9:00 p.m.-11 p.m. ET–Disney movie “Turner & Hooch” (1989)
11:00 p.m.– 12:00 a.m. ET– 2020 AKC National Championship
WHERE TO WATCH: Tune in to ESPN2 or the ESPN app.
For more details on ESPN Dog Day, visit https://www.akc.org/sports/espn-dog-day/