Tagged with Westminster Dog Show


CJ, a 3-year old German shorthaired pointer, won the 140th Westminster Kennel Club Show in New York City. He made it look easy. But ask the owners of thousands of canine champions and they’ll tell you it’s ruff. CJ’s journey to stardom began long before he ever set paw on to the green carpet. When … Continue reading


On February 16 and 17, the top of New York City’s Empire State Building will be lit in purple. This is in honor of the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. The Westminster was started in 1876 as a club for gentlemen who hunted with their sporting dogs. It was named after their favorite hotel … Continue reading


February 10 and 11 marked the 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York’s Madison Square Garden. It was first held in 1877, making it the second longest running continuous sporting event in the USA. (The Kentucky Derby is first.) At the time, 1200 dogs were entered. Today that number has more than … Continue reading