The 2023 National Specialty in Springfield, Massachusetts is almost upon us!

If you haven’t done so already, please take note of the following items on your checklist! 😊

  1. Sleep Well for those loooong days: The PCA room block at the Fairfield Inn & Suites – Enfield Connecticut (1 Bright Meadow Blvd Enfield, CT 06082) expires on September 19th! Don’t delay any longer! Call 860-741-2211 or visit this special link to book at the PCA rate!
  2. Eat, Drink, and be Merry: Make sure you purchase your National Hospitality ticket!! This will get you in to the Welcome Reception on Thursday evening, October 19th as well as to the annual banquet on Saturday evening, October 21st!! We’ll have a silent auction, our judges as guests, and the outcome of the ramp-optional vote. DON’T MISS IT! Visit this page on the brand-spanking-new PCA website to secure your ticket(s) no later than October 2, 2023!
  3. Dress the Part: Get your 2023 National Specialty merchandise here!!
  4. Enter your best friends: For the love of all things Puli – don’t miss entering your dogs! The superintendent for all shows is MB-F Inc. ALL SHOWS CLOSE AT NOON ET ON OCTOBER 4TH!! All shows can be entered online (for an additional processing fee) at The Leaf Peepers Cluster (Albany and Troy Kennel Clubs) will host all breed shows on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – October 20, 21, and 22. This is the Leaf Peepers Cluster Premium List. (

The Puli Club of America Inc. will be hosting a separate Concurrent Specialty Show also on Friday, October 20th, at the same location.. This is the Puli Club of America Concurrent Specialty Premium List. (prm5463.pdf (

Prepare: You’ve got just a few weekes to pick out show clothes, make plans to reconnect with new and old friends, wash those dogs, and get ready for a scenic visit to the heart of New England!!