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There are so many reasons why any dog lover would want to go to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Beyond being able to see all 193 of the AKC-recognized breeds, you’ll get to experience amazing competition as the dogs vie for the coveted title of Best in Show.

But fear not—if you aren’t able to pack your bags last minute and head to the city that never sleeps to witness this pawe-some event in person, there are a few other options so that you can keep up with the action.

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST 

The 6th Annual Master Agility Championship at Westminster Preliminaries will stream live from the Westminster website.

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

2 p.m. – 4 p.m. EST

The 7th Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster Finals will air on FOX.

Monday, February 11th, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 EST

Breed judging (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding breeds), Junior Showmanship Preliminaries, and Masters Obedience Championship competition will occur during this time. Coverage will be available to stream via FOX Sports GO and the Westminster Kennel Club website. If you miss it, on-demand coverage will be available for breed judging and Junior Showmanship Preliminaries on the Westminster website.

1 p.m.-4 p.m. EST

Selected live coverage of Breed judging (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding Breeds) and the Masters Obedience Championship will be available on TV on National Geographic Wild.

7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. EST

Dog Show Group competitions of the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding Breeds will be live on Fox Sports 1.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST

Breed judging and Junior Showmanship Preliminaries (Sporting, Working and Terrier Groups) will take place during this time. You can live stream on both the Westminster Kennel Club website and FOX Sports GO. If you miss it, there will be videos on demand on the Westminster website.

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Select coverage of breed judging will be live on Nat Geo WILD.

7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Pre-show programming, including a portion of the Junior Showmanship Finals, will be live on Fox Sports 1.

7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Dog Show Group competitions of the Sporting, Working, and Terrier breeds and finally, Best in Show, will be available LIVE on Fox Sports 1.

AKC Social Media

If you aren’t already doing so, you can follow the AKC on social media for frequent updates, including pictures, videos, breaking news, and more! Our Facebook page will be sharing pictures and Westminster updates, our Instagram will give you and your pup more pics than you can shake a stick at (or chase after), and our Twitter will be providing you with updates on winners in all categories.


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