Madison Square Garden NYC The world’s greatest dog show showcasing some of the rarest and beloved breeds of dogs in the world. Competitions include junior showmanship and best in show. The Meet the Breeds event takes place on February 9th at Piers 92/94. Here are some details about the Westminster Kennel Club according to Wikipedi:
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is an all-breed conformation show that has been held in New York City annually since 1877. Currently, the breed and Junior Showmanship competitions are held at Piers 92 and 94, while the group and Best in Show competitions are held at Madison Square Garden. The number of entries is so large at nearly 3000 that two days are required for all dogs to be judged. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is one of a handful of benched shows in the United States. Dogs are required to be on display in an assigned location (bench) during the entirety of the show except when being shown in the ring, groomed for showing, or taken outside to eliminate, so that spectators and breeders alike have an opportunity to see all the entered dogs.