2018 Westminster Dog Show - TV Schedule, Winners, Fun Facts

This page has TV schedule, a list of winners, and fun facts for the 2018 Westminster Dog Show. This two-day event is the oldest and most prestigious event in competitive conformation show. The 2018 Westminster Dog Show is scheduled for February 12-13 at the famed Madison Square Garden.

📺TV Schedule
*Subject to change, error

Venues: Piers 92/94 (breed judging) & Madison Square Garden, New York City
Dog groups: Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding, Sporting, Working, Terrier
TV announcers: Gail Miller Bisher (host), Chris Myers (co-host), Jason Hoke (expert), Jenny Taft (floor reporter), Karyn Bryant (interviewer)
Main judges: Betty-Anne Stenmark (Best in Show), Elizabeth Sweigart (Sporting), Jeffrey G. Pepper (Hound), Robert H. Slay (Working), Rosalind Kramer (Terrier), David J. Kirkland (Toy), Mary A. Miller (Non-Sporting),  Robert L. Vandiver (Herding)

Day 1 - Monday February 12 (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding)
TV: FS1 (8 PM to 11 PM ET)
Live Stream 1 - Breed judging: Official Website (8:30 AM ET)
Live stream 2 - Main coverage: FOX Sports Go app/web (8 PM ET)

Day 2 - Tuesday February 13 (Sporting, Working, Terrier, Best In Show)
TV: FS1 (8 PM to 11 PM ET)
Live Stream 1 - Breed judging: Official Website (8 AM ET)
Live stream 2 - Main coverage: FOX Sports Go app/web (8 PM ET)

🐕Did You Know?

1. The breed judging portion of the competition will take place at Piers 92/94, while the group judging and Best in Show are showcased at Madison Square Garden. The competition is organized by the Westminster Kennel Club.

2. The first Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show took place in 1907 (won by the fox terrier Warren Remedy). This year marks the 142nd edition of the Westminster. Last year's Best in Show winner was the German shepherd Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn.

3. More than 2800 dogs from 135 different breeds and varieties are expected to take part in the event. The winners of the seven individual groups advance to the "Best in Show" competition.

4. The prestigious dog show was previously aired on USA Network/CNBC from 1984 through 2016. This year marks the second time FOX Sports will televise the event. The broadcaster signed a 10-year deal with the Westminster Kennel Club in 2015.

5. No prize money is on offer for the Best in Show winner. These dogs are competing for prestige and notoriety.


Best in Show: Bichons Frises "Flynn"
Toy Group: Pugs
Hound Group: Borzois
Non-Sporting Group: Bichons Frises
Herding Group: Border Collies
Terrier Group: Norfolk Terriers
Working Group: Giant Schnauzers
Sporting Group: Spaniels (Sussex)

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