dog shows information
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.
Examples of specialty shows include:
- The regional specialty shows, and the national specialty show, sponsored by the Golden Retriever Club of America
- The regional specialty shows, and the national specialty show, sponsored by the German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America
- National Specialty Show, American Maltese Association
- Border Terrier Show Results in the U.K.