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Westminster Dog Show Preview

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The 147th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina Pro Plan, America’s second-longest continuously held sporting event, also known as America’s Dog Show, hosted an exclusive Press Preview in Manhattan at 620 Loft & Garden at Rockefeller Center ahead of the highly anticipated events on May 6th, 8th and 9th.


Westminster Dog Show Press Preview Highlights included:

  • Meet the New Breed showcased the newly eligible Bracco Italiano and numerous “hidden gem” breeds, including Newfoundlands, Löwchens, and Tibetan Spaniels.
  • Canine Celebration Day Sneak Peek – for the first time in Westminster’s history, freestyle obedience, a companion event that resembles “Dancing with Dogs,” was showcased.
  • Agility Demonstration – top dogs in their element on the green turf ahead of the 10th Anniversary Masters Agility Championship.

WHEN: Thursday, April 27th

WHERE: 620 Loft & Garden at Rockefeller Center, New York, NY 10020

MORE: For the first time ever, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will take place at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow – Corona Park on Saturday, May 6, Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9. Tickets are available now at Ticketmaster.