2017 Judging Panel
Mr. Thomas H. Bradley, 3d., of Watertown, NY will be awarding the 141st Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show winner. After a lifetime in the sport, this breeder, owner and former Westminster Kennel Club Show Chairman will join an elite list of people to preside over “The World’s Greatest Dog Show.”
Mr. Bradley will be selecting his winner from the seven group-winning dogs sent to his ring by a panel of group judges from across the U.S. The group judges officiating at Madison Square Garden the evening of Monday, February 13 will be Mrs. Robert D. (Polly) Smith of St. Stephens Church, VA, Hound; Mrs. Charlotte Patterson of Destin, FL, Toy; Mrs. Anne Bolus of Harrison, TN, Non-Sporting; and Dr. Robert Smith of St. Stephens Church, VA will be judging the Herding group. On Tuesday, February 14 the group judges will be Mrs. Paula Nykiel of Washington, MO, Sporting; Mr. John Ramirez of Downey, CA, Working; and Mr. Kenneth M. McDermott of Newburgh, NY will be judging the Terriers.
See the bios and photos of the full judging panel here.
To see who is judging which competitions click here.
Animal Medical Center
Veterinary Care at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be offered on site by the Animal Medical Center. The Animal Medical Center, located on the Upper East Side in New York City, is a non-profit veterinary center that has been a national leader in animal health care since 1910. As an academic veterinary hospital, The AMC promotes the health and well-being of companion animals through advanced treatment, research and education. The AMC staff is comprised of over 90 veterinarians who utilize an interdisciplinary team approach combining expertise across specialty areas and services to care for your pet 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information about The AMC, please visit: www.amcny.org. (212) 838-8100
Dog Benching Sizes
If you would like to see the benching sizes based on breed, please click here.
Private Security Needs
If you have security needs, please complete the Westminster Private Security Form and return to Citadel Security Agency by February 3, 2017.