Barktoberfest 2018 came to the Knoxville Convention Center Oct. 13, bringing with it the Dock Dogs World Championships. The event was free to the public with lots of activities for guests and their dogs, including photos with Santa, costume contest, beer garden and live music. More than a dozen vendors were set up for the event as, including Young-Williams Animal Center, Blue Mountain, PetSafe, Smoky Mountain K-9 Sports and more.
Once visitors found their way downstairs to the exhibition hall they could sit back and watch as the four-legged contestants of the Blue Buffalo Dock Dogs World Championships completed their practice rounds in one of four giant pools. Guests could even let their pups try Dock Dogs events.
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