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What is The Best of Breeds Exhibition?
It is the newest and most exciting way to celebrate our love of canines! The two-day event will be an extravaganza of dogs and you will see some of the most beautiful breeds on display. Some of the top breeders, groomers and handlers will be bringing a variety of award winning dogs for the public to enjoy in an intimate setting. The B.O.B.E. is a celebration of canines including show dogs, service dogs, creative styling and more.

But there’s more! The All Dog BARKetplace will bring together vendors of every kind offering plenty of wonderful items for pets and people, too. There will be clothing, treats, fragrances, jewelry and more for your furry friend. Check the NEWS for updates!

The event will be held at the most pet friendly property in Atlantic City, the Showboat Hotel AC. If you love dogs, then plan to be in the audience for this year’s Best of Breeds Exhibition.

Tickets are now available through Eventbrite. Hotel reservations through Showboat Hotel AC.

Schedule to appear –

  • Sally Hawks – Nationally Certified Master Groomer and expert grooming judge. Sally has earned many of the highest achievements for professional grooming including multiple  “Best in Show” and “Best All Around Groomer” awards.
  • Ken Shaffer – Local DJ and on-air personality, Ken Shaffer will be co-hosting the event.
  • Mark Hills – Canine enthusiast and grooming industry expert, Mark Hills, will be co-hosting the event.

More guests will be scheduled. Watch our NEWS page for details.

SHOWBOAT HOTEL AC is offering special rates for this special event!
Bring your pets to this pet friendly paradise.

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT ALL GUESTS WHO RESERVE ROOMS BY JANUARY 31 ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AN UPGRADE TO JUNIOR SUITE. USE CODE BOB419

The entire hotel is pet friendly and is looking forward to helping the event succeed. The event will take place in the 100,000 square-foot trade show floor, former home of the casino. Since removing the machines and gambling tables, Showboat is building its reputation as the Area’s Best Convention Destination. Many terrific shows have already taken place at this location which continues to improve each day. The convention center at Showboat is also conveniently located between Atlantic City’s newest properties, The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and The Ocean Resorts. Rain or shine, the event will be a great time.