Click here to learn more.
The 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club
Dog Show presented by Purina will bring the best of the canine world to New York City on Monday and Tuesday. The event, which showcases more than 2,700
dogs from 187 breeds and varieties, will also feature one big change: multiple locations.
Madison Square Garden is still the place to be in the evenings for the judging of Groups, Junior Showmanship Finals and Best in Show. But for the first time ever, breed judging will take place during the day at Piers 92/94 from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.
For those unable to attend the show in person, never fear! On Monday, Feb. 11, you can watch the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Groups judged live from 8 to 11 p.m. ET on CNBC. The following night from 8 to 11 p.m. ET, USA Network will have exclusive coverage of Sporting, Working and Terrier Groups, as well as Best in Show.
Don't want to wait until evening for your showdog fix? You can also catch videos posted throughout the day from the show on the Westminster website, and we'll be live blogging right here at Vetstreet too!
Last year the Best in Show award went to Malachy, a personable Pekingese who drew laughter from the audience as he seemed to float around the ring. This yea, there's buzz surrounding a Wire Fox Terrier named Sky, who won the National Dog Show late last year.
While they might not necessarily be favored to win, it's always fun to keep an eye on the breeds competing at Westminster for the first time. And don't forget about the really unusual breeds; they're always fan favorites as they take a turn around the ring!
Like this article? Have a point of view to share? Let us know!
Thank you for subscribing to Petwire. Look for the latest newsletter each Wednesday.
The nation was captivated by two Arizona
llamas on the run who led police on a
nearly three-hour chase on Thursday.
Cats and dogs shouldn't have bad breath
or swollen gums. Find out how to tell if
your animal has dental disease.
Here are 6 critical things to do before you
take one on, like examining your finances
and deciding if you’re…
We asked an expert for advice on what to do if your animal gets the parasites and how to prevent them from coming back.
Thanks to his webbed feet, the Spanish
Water Dog has a knack for swimming,
boating and playing in water.
If the video doesn't start playing momentarily,
please install the latest version of Flash.
Thank you for subscribing.