The Westminster Kennel Club 133rd Annual Dog Show
Monday and Tuesday, February 9-10, 2009
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.
All Junior Showmanship preliminaries will be judged on Monday afternoon, with the finals to be held at 7:30PM on Tuesday evening.
170 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.
Breed judging highlight videos are available throughout the day on Monday and Tuesday on the Westminster Web site. These highlights will be available after the show, as well.
To our West Coast viewers: Please note that the West Coast telecast is delayed for your time zone. Since results are posted to our Web site as they occur live, if you want to enjoy the drama of the moment, please avoid the Westminster Web site after 5 p.m. Pacific Time on each evening.
Future Westminster Dog Show Dates
Monday and Tuesday, February 15-16, 2010