Event Information

K9 Social Summit 2023 - Laurens, SC

Ticket sales will end on Mar. 20, at 09:30 AM local time.

Returns Policy:

Returns accepted up to 336 hours before the event.

Service charges may apply for the return of tickets as follows:

  1. Return for store credit: 0.00% of the ticket price is deducted
  2. Refund to your credit card: 5.00% of the ticket price is deducted

Exchange / Upgrade Policy:

No exchange

K9 Social Summit is the first socially focused event to build pack mentality amongst the K9 community, networking opportunities, and create interpersonal exposure while welcoming aspiring or experienced K9 professionals and dog owners alike.


Have you wanted to learn more about the K9 world? Are you an experienced handler, trainer or a dog owner craving to learn how professionals “do dogs”?


Brush shoulders with the greats of the K9 community, kindle new beneficial relationships, network, and learn in an inclusive environment. Watch exciting demos and participate with your dog in fun competitions that will challenge you and your dog! All levels of experience (or even none) welcomed to join!


The event will include classes focusing on building brilliance in the basics, demos, fun competitions, K9 meet and greets, vendors and a Networking Night.  Training in obedience, tracking, nose work and detection, nutrition and more! LEO/MWD only will train in the Live Fire Range training course.




March 15 7:30 AM to 6 PM EST

March 16 8 AM to 6 PM EST

March 17 8 AM to 6 PM EST

March 18 8 AM to 5 PM EST open to the public

March 18 networking night 6 PM to 10 PM up to the public – free

March 19 9 AM to 4 PM EST


Sawmill Training Complex

8524 Neely Ferry Rd.,

Lawrence, SC 29360


If purchasing spectator attendee tickets please note participation in some activities, one on one and small group training may require extra fees.


K9 Social Summit recommends

– recommend wearing long sleeve shirts/pants due to what environment

– ensure dogs are up-to-date on flea/tick medication

– dog should be up-to-date on all vaccinations

– bring sunscreen/bug spray

– water bowls for dog (water is provided for dogs)

– water bottle for you (tap water available, water bottles available for purchase)

-determine your launching accommodations ASAP, choices are limited. Check hotel location distance prior to booking

– if attending as a spectator, be aware of the closest restaurants and stores are approximately 30 minutes away. On site mail package available through K9 Social Summit for $90, includes five meals. Last date of purchase is March 1, 2023 no exceptions or refunds on meal package.


Email K9 Social Summit with any questions k9socialsummit@gmail.com

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