Grand Island to host Australian Shepherd dog shows in upcoming years

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Grand Island is going to the dogs - Australian Shepherds more specifically. 

The club that represents the breed is bringing its national finals to Nebraska. 

The announcement was made by the Grand Island Livestock Complex Authority. 

The Australian Shepherd Club of America is coming to the city in 2024 and 2025. 

The shows are expected to bring more than 2,000 people to town each year. 

The events will take place in October of both years at Fonner Park.