Royal Canin USA, a global leader in pet nutrition, will be the official sponsor of the 2021 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty, hosted by the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club, being held Oct. 22-30 in Ocala, Fla.

The event will bring together several thousand champion Golden Retrievers from around the United States as well as from other countries to compete in multiple venues including Conformation, Agility, Obedience, Rally, Field Trial and Hunting Tests, Junior Showmanship, Tracking and more. In addition, Golden Retriever enthusiasts will have social events, seminars, shopping and other activities.

Most events will happen at the new World Equestrian Center in Ocala while outdoor events will be held nearby.

In addition to its official sponsorship, Royal Canin also will support competition with prizes and awards.

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Royal Canin USA is a leader in science-based cat and dog health nutrition. Founded by a veterinarian in 1968, Royal Canin has more than 50 years of experience in delivering individualized nutritional solutions. In collaboration with an expert team of nutritionists, breeders and veterinarians from around the world, Royal Canin places cats and dogs at the central point of the innovation process. The Royal Canin product line offers a range of diets based on size, age, breed, lifestyle and therapeutic requirements. Royal Canin diets are available at veterinary hospitals and pet specialty stores nationwide. Royal Canin is a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated. To learn more about Royal Canin, visit and “LIKE” us on Facebook at