Additional Judging Panel Updates for the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Names 2023 Best in Show Judge and Breed Judges


New York, NY — The Westminster Kennel Club announces additional changes to its conformation judging panel for the 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina Pro Plan at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, NY, from June 20- 22, 2022.

The new assignments include:

• Junior Showmanship preliminary judge Amy Booth is being replaced by Whitney

• Breed judge for Sealyham Terriers has been reassigned from Bergit Coady-Kabel to Cindy Vogels, who is presently on the panel.

See the entire judging panel for Westminster Week on

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*The handler or owners of these champions may have received Purina Pro Plan dog food as Purina ambassadors.

  • The Westminster Kennel Club, established in 1877, is America's oldest organization dedicated to the sport of dogs. It hosts the iconic, all-breed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the second-longest, continuously held sporting event in the U.S., and since 1948, the longest nationally televised live dog show. The annual dog show—a conformation competition for purebred dogs—and the Masters Agility Championship and Masters Obedience Championship— where dogs from all backgrounds are eligible to compete—make Westminster Week with over 3,000 dogs from the U.S. and around the world a pinnacle experience for any dog lover. America’s Dog Show has captivated canine enthusiasts for more than a century. The Club’s mission, which enhances the lives of all dogs, celebrates the companionship of dogs, promotes responsible dog ownership, and breed preservation.

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