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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tickets
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show TicketsThe Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is one of the most unique live events in the world. The show dates to 1877. A group of dog fanciers got together to show their dogs and discuss desirable breed characteristics. The show has always been held in New York City. It's evolved a great deal over the past 144 years. Today, the event is widely regarded as the best dog show in the world. The modern show has a number of aims. It's not just about people showing off their dogs to each other. The WKC show seeks to promote knowledge about dogs, acknowledge their special characteristics and reward the responsible breeding of healthy dogs. The show is watched around the world. It's televised on FOX Sports Go and streamed from the WKC official website.
Celebrating Dogs and Their PeopleThe Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a truly unique event. It brings together many different breeds and types of dogs. Dog types, such as hounds, are all shown together in a group. Each group is made up of breeds. The hound group includes dachshunds, whippets, beagles and basenjis. The show tests the dogs' agility and ability to take direction from their owners. They're also judged based on appearance, including the health of their coats and how well they meet breed standards for size, ear shape and other characteristics. In addition to hounds, groups include working dogs, sporting dogs, herding dogs and toy breeds.
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Where is Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show taking place?The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place at two different events. The Piers 94 hosts daytime show sessions. Night sessions are held at the world-famous Madison Square Garden in New York City. MSG seats more than 20,700 people. Both venues are close to plenty of transit options and hotels. In addition to the dog show, Madison Square Garden is home to the New York Rangers and New York Knicks. The venue also hosts a variety of concerts and comedy shows.
What can I expect from Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show?The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show features similar programming every year. The groups and breeds shown remain fairly stable over time. Each year, a new best in show champion is crowned. There have been some repeat winners, but this is rare. For 2019, the winning dog was a wire fox terrier named King. Sometimes, there are also humorous clips of misbehaving dogs that go viral. In 2017, a beagle named Mia got distracted and won the hearts of people all over the world.
Who judges the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show?Each year, the panel of judges changes. There are different judges for different levels of the competition. Judges are chosen based on their specialized knowledge of dog breeds. Each group is judged by a panel of seven. The best-in-show winner is chosen by one individual. For 2019, retired Naval officer Robert H. Slay chose the best in show winner. Slay was raised on a farm and grew up with hunting dogs.
How long is a Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show performance?The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes up a whole week. It's comprised of a number of events, including two Masters shows for older dogs.
What events are similar to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show?The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a unique event. It's most similar to the UK's leading dog show, Crufts.
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