The Westminster Kennel Club 132nd Annual Dog Show
Monday and Tuesday, February 11-12, 2008
Madison Square Garden
Seventh to Eighth Avenues and 31st to 33rd Streets
New York, New York
America's First and Only Champions Only Dog Show Entry limited to 2,500 dogs
Individual breed judging will take place each day between the hours of 8:00AM and 6PM.
All Hound, Terrier, Non-Sporting and Herding breeds and varieties will be judged on Monday, with Groups judged on Monday evening.
All Sporting, Working, and Toy breeds and varieties will be judged on Tuesday, with Groups judged on Tuesday evening. Best In Show will also be judged on Tuesday evening.
Junior Showmanship preliminaries will be judged each afternoon, with the finals to be held at 7:30PM on Tuesday evening.
169 Breeds and Varieties will be judged in seven different groups during the day Monday and Tuesday*.
*Competition in each breed and variety may be viewed in streaming video at the Westminster website. This video will be available within two hours of completion of the judging of that breed. (Please note: A high speed connection is necessary for viewing.)
The Hound, Terrier, Non-Sporting, and Herding group competition will be televised live Monday on USA Network from 8-9PM ET and continuing on CNBC from 9-11PM ET. The Sporting, Working, Toy, and Best In Show competition will be televised live Tuesday on USA Network from 8-11PM ET. More info.
New Eligible Breeds For 2008
There are four new breeds eligible for the first time at Westminster in 2008: the Plott (Hound Group), the Tibetan Mastiff (Working), the Swedish Vallhund (Herding) and the Beauceron (Herding). More info.
Future Westminster Dog Show Dates
Monday and Tuesday, February 9-10, 2009