It was the first time in 20 years the breed took home the top prize.
On Tuesday afternoon, I walked into Pier 92 for the breed competitions of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which has been held in New York City every year since 1877. For the first time in my life, I was delighted to be in Hell’s Kitchen. Show More Summary
More than 2,800 dogs competed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Just one — a German shepherd named Rumor — walked away with Best in Show. But let's not forget to relish the pictures.
Each year since 1877, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has been held in New York City to celebrate all different types of canines -- from beagles to boxers, chihuahuas to collies, anyone can be named Best In Show. But what aboutShow More Summary
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She was named after the Adele song "Rumor Has It."
NEW YORK, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Rumor, a German shepherd, was named best in show at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, besting more than 2,800 other dogs that competed in New York this week. It marks the second time a German shepherd has won the top prize at the show. Show More Summary
While the move of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show from CNBC and USA to FS1 seems to have gone mostly smoothly from an editorial standpoint, it hasn’t helped the event’s ratings so far. As SportsTVRatings tweeted Tuesday, the first...Show More Summary
She's no longer a Rumor at America's top dog show. A German shepherd called Rumor who just missed winning at the Westminster Kennel Club last year came back to score a big victory Monday night,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Mia knows the agility course, and she's got plenty of speed and agility. But Mia is a beagle, and is therefore both happy and distractible. She delighted the audience at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. (Facebook link) Don't be a beagle, don't be a beagle! That's a good dog. -via Metafilter
Tuesday: Subway love stories, a special election, and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Attend the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which has been held annually in New York City since 1877. More than 2,800 dogs compete over three days and are judged on agility, obedience and conformation.
I can't watch the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show without wondering about dog breeds, or more specifically why breeds look the way they do. That's because dogs are often defined by the look of their breed, and we assume certain things about their temperament and even give them a basic personality profile based on their breed. Show More Summary
A Norwegian elkhound, a pekingese, a miniature poodle and a German shepherd became the first four finalists at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog show on Monday, the opening night of the two-day competition. More than 2,800 dogs in 200 breeds were competing for the top prize in the New York City...
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A night full of very good dogs at Madison Square Garden. The 141st edition of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show got started Monday night with lots of excitement and even more dogs. Four groups took turns circling the ring, starting...Show More Summary
It only took 141 years, but cats have finally arrived at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Sort of. On Saturday, dozens of Persian, Toyger, Sphynx, and Siamese cats were on display during the "Meet The Breeds" segment of the four-day...Show More Summary
Each year a carefully selected pack of canine contestants strut their stuff for the judges at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, where they represent their breed and try to prove they're the Best In Show. This year the competition...Show More Summary
The most prestigious dog show in the U.S. is including cats this year — because it's 2017, and apparently nothing is sacred. The Westminster Kennel Club is hosting its 141st annual dog show. Contrary to what you might think, the kitties won't be on a leash parading around the arena with their barking counterparts. Show More Summary
Talk about expanding the reach of your brand and event - Westminster Kennel Club is ready to let in cats in this example of diversification strategies.