For 143 years, dogs from around the world have ventured to New York City every February. They’re all there to compete for the coveted title of Best In Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.
Over 2,800 dogs travel from around the world to compete at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. Each of the 204 breeds falls into one of 7 American Kennel Club (AKC) Groups.
The 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will include two new breeds: the Nederlandse Kooikerhondje (or “Kooiker”), a member of the Sporting group, and the Grand Basset Griffon Vend(GBGV), a member of the Hound group.