How to Watch the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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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 190 of the AKC-recognized breeds (including the three most recent additions), 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 pawesome event in person, there are a few other options so that you can keep up with the action.

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

8pm-10pm (ET)

The Masters Agility Championship at Westminster Finals will be aired on TV on Fox Sports 1. It will also be available for live stream on FOX Sports GO with your TV provider login.


Monday, February 13th, 2017

8:30am-5pm (ET)

Breed judging, Junior Showmanship Preliminaries, and Masters Obedience Championship competition will occur during this time (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding Groups). Coverage will be available to stream via FOX Sports GO. You can live stream 10 rings for free on both the Westminster Kennel Club website and FOX Sports GO. No TV provider login is needed.

2pm-4pm (ET)

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.

8pm-11pm (ET)

Dog Show Group competitions of the Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding Breeds will be LIVE on TV on Fox Sports 1. Coverage is also available to live stream on FOX Sports GO with your TV provider login.


Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

9:00am-5pm (ET)

Breed judging and Junior Showmanship Preliminaries (Sporting, Working and Terrier Groups) will take place during this time. You can live stream 10 rings for free on both the Westminster Kennel Club website and FOX Sports GO. No TV provider login is needed.i

2pm-4pm (ET)

Selected live coverage of Breed judging and Junior Showmanship Preliminaries of the Sporting, Working, and Terrier Breeds will be available on TV on National Geographic Wild.

8pm-11pm (ET)

Dog Show Group competitions of the Sporting, Working, and Terrier breeds and finally, Best in Show, will be available LIVE on Fox Sports 1. Competition can also be streamed on FOX Sports GO with your TV provider login.

For more information on TV and live coverage, click here.


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 Snapchat (@AmericanKennelClub) will show on-the-fly fun, 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 live updates on winners in all categories.

 

Header photo courtesy of Westminster Kennel Club

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