(BARRIE, ON) – The public is invited to the 2023 National Police Dog Competition public day on Saturday, September 9 at the Sadlon Arena in Barrie.

The free event, co-hosted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Barrie Police Service (BPS), will feature police canine teams from across Canada showing off their skills in various competitions including fastest dog, agility and obedience. Showtimes begin at 9am and 1pm and continue throughout the day. Vendors and activities are available for the entire family. Cheer on your favourite teams as they show off their expertise.

Please note that family pets should stay home for their safety.


 Agata Czajkowski, OPP Strategic Communications Officer

[email protected] or 705-238-9896


Peter Leon, BPS Corporate Communications Coordinator

[email protected] or 705-725-7025 ext. 2603



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