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 nearly all 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 pawesome event in person, there are a few other options so that you can keep up with the action.

Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018

2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (EST)

The finals of the Masters Agility Championship at Westminster from Pier 94 will air on FOX.

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (EST)

Breed judging, Junior Showmanship preliminaries, and Masters Obedience championship at Westminster from Piers 92/94 will be streaming live on FOX Sports GO (FSGO) and on Westminsterkennelclub.org during this time (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding Groups).

1 p.m.-4 p.m. (EST)

Selected coverage from Piers 92/94 of breed judging and Masters Obedience championship at Westminster will be telecast live on Nat Geo WILD.

8 p.m.-11 p.m. (EST)

The 142nd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Group Competition from Madison Square Garden will be telecast live on FS1 (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding Groups).

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (EST)

Breed judging and Junior Showmanship preliminaries from Piers 92/94 will be streaming live on FOX Sports GO (FSGO) and on Westminsterkennelclub.org during this time. (Sporting, Working, and Terrier Groups)

1 p.m.-4 p.m. (EST)

Selected coverage of breed judging and Junior Showmanship preliminaries from Piers 92/94 will be telecast live on Nat Geo WILD.

8 p.m.-11 p.m. (EST)

The 142nd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Group Competition and Best in Show judging from Madison Square Garden will be telecast live on FS1. (Sporting, Working, and Terrier Groups, followed by Best in Show)

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 pictures 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.

Photo courtesy of Westminster Kennel Club

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