THE 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins today at Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York and you can watch it from wherever you are.
The breed competitions will take place on Monday, June 20 for Hound and Herding, Tuesday, June 21 for Toy, Non-Sporting and Terrier, and Wednesday, June 22 for Sporting and Working breeds, according to the Westminster Kennel Club.
On the nights of June 21 and 22, the Group Judging, Junior Showmanship Finals, and Best in Show will take place.
Mudi and Russian Toy, two new AKC-recognized breeds, will be introduced at this year's event. This takes the total number of breeds and variations permitted at the show to 211.
Today, June 18, the Masters Agility Championship preliminaries are taking place from 7.30am to 4pm.
The 2022 Westminster Dog Show will be streamed live on their website, the WKC App, and the FOX Sports App for free.
In addition, the program will be broadcast live on FS1 and FS2, with two and a half hours of Agility Finals coverage on FOX, an eight-hour live simulcast in Spanish on FOX Deportes, and 17 hours of live simulcast on Sportsnet in Canada.
On June 22, the event will come to a close with the announcement of Best in Show, which was given to Wasabi the Pekingese in 2021.
Read our Westminster dog show blog for updates…
- Amanda Castro
How many dogs are participating this year?
Among the 3,500 dogs registered in three distinct categories, have the most Westminster entries by breed this year, according to Cleveland.com.
Those breeds include:
- 70 Golden Retrievers
- 49 Labrador Retrievers
- 46 Pugs
- 43 Rhodesian Ridgebacks
- 41 French Bulldogs
Where is the Westminster Dog Show taking place?
The 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins on June 18 at Lyndhurst Estate, a location along the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, some 25 miles north of Manhattan.
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