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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®.

At the beginning of February, the world’s best dogs compete for a chance at Best In Show champion at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.

Dogs of all shapes, sizes and colors come to New York City for two days in February to compete at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.

This year, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®, takes place on February 11th and 12th.

Dogs come from around the world to compete in New York City 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.

Thousands of dogs travel to New York City each year to compete in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.

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.

This year, two new breeds are making their debut at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen (GBGV), a member of the Hound group, and the 

Two hundred and four American Kennel Club-recognized dog breeds compete for Best In Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, presented by Purina® Pro Plan®.