The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the second-longest continuously held American sporting event (after the Kentucky Derby). Next week the 137th Annual Westminster Dog Show will take place, once again at Madison Square Garden, and we couldn’t be more excited.
When it was first held in 1877, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was intended for gun dogs. Setters and Pointers were the bulk of the breeds, and it was started by a group of hunters who met regularly at the Westminster Hotel in Manhattan. The first show proved so popular that it drew over 1,200 Read More