Exhibitor FAQ's

How do exhibitors get extra tickets?  Exhibitors get one general admission ticket per entered dog for both days and each location.  If you need extra tickets, click here. Tickets are also available at the door of both venues.

Do the guardians of Junior Showmanship entrants get a ticket? Yes, your entry packet includes a general admission ticket for the Junior and one additional ticket for a guardian. Please click here for qualifications to enter (page 24 of PL).

Do I need a ticket for Unloading/Loading? Exhibitors do not need a ticket, however, they must place the hangtag received in their entry packet on their review mirror when unloading/loading on all days. Please include cell phone number on hangtag and leave your vehicle flashers on while unloading or loading.

What is the Shuttle bus schedule and where does it run? Click here for the full logistical schedule.

What if I want I have private security needs? If you have private security needs, click here for a private security form.

What are the benching sizes? If you would like to see the benching sizes based on breed, please click here.

Where can I find Overnight Benching Card? If you are leaving a dog overnight please fill out the benching card found in your exhibitor packet. 

What are the benching hours for Dog Show Exhibitors? Click here.  At the Piers 11:30 am – 4:30 pm (Open to the public at 7 a.m.) / Best of Breed winners at Madison Square Garden 5 pm – 8:30 pm. (Open to the public at 6 pm).

When are Best of Breed winners released from Piers?  BOB winners will be released beginning at 2:30 pm. You will receive up to 5 admission only tickets to MSG.  These will not allow seating. If you need a ticket for seating, Click here.

Where can I park?  Click here for locations. For more parking options please see here

How do I watch the 2019 daytime judging?    From the Piers, select breed competition will air Live on Nat Geo WILD from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  

How do I watch the 2019 evening judging?  From Madison Square Garden the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Group Competitions will be broadcasted live on FS1 from 7:30pm-11pm ET. 

2019 Judging Panel  bios and photos of the full judging panel click here.

For future Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show dates, please see here

Official Veterinary Care: 

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to lead, enable, and inspire others to attain a healthier world for animals and people. Consistently ranked among the top veterinary schools in the world, the college is a global leader in outstanding multidisciplinary clinical and diagnostic services as well as exemplary animal care. The college continuously produces a stream of scientific breakthroughs while also preparing students, veterinarians and scientists to assume vital roles in scientific inquiry, local and global health, public policy and clinical, population and diagnostic veterinary medicine.

Cornell’s Companion Animal Hospital is dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of animals. From sports medicine and rehabilitation to cardiology and dermatology, the Ithaca, N.Y., hospital offers world-class care in over 20 specialties.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853-6401

Cornell University Veterinary Specialists in Stamford, Conn., redefines specialty and emergency veterinary care by providing the best-possible medical expertise and care for each patient and the pet’s family through authentic, compassionate communication and service.

Cornell University Veterinary Specialists
880 Canal Street 
Stamford, CT 06902

Foreign Veterinary stamping is available at West Chelsea Veterinary Group-212 645-2767. Appointments are required and there is a fee charged.