The two-day show will start on Monday and will culminate in the “Best in Show” award on Tuesday. New York s Madison Square Garden will be the venue for the pooches to strut their stuff in an attempt to wow the judges. Among the new breeds participating this year are a Bluetick Coonhound named Mike, an Icelandic Sheepdog named Kaffi, A Boykin Spaniel named Jesse, a Leonberger named Gigi, a Cane Corso named Chopper and a Redbone Coonhound named Thunder. The group of dogs put on a small show on Thursday as part of a media preview ahead of Monday s event.
The Westminster Kennel Club was established in 1877 and the dog show is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in America, after the Kentucky Derby – Dunya News