Canine pulchritude abound, a prelude to the grandest display of Dogdom – the 139th Westminster Kennel Club, All Breeds Show. 

Thursday, February 12, 2014

New York Pet Fashion Show

NYPFS kicks it off with their annual red carpet event, “Rescue in Revolution,” a worthy cause in support of the Mayors Alliance for NYC Animals.  A tribute to the ‘60s & ‘70s in fashion and music – bring your inner flower child, Mod or Rocker.

Where: Historic Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th Avenue, New York, NY

Time: 6:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.

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Friday, February 13, 2015

 NYC Doggies & Tiaras Pageant Event

All they want is world peace, a chance to flash their teeth, be perky and look fashion-forward. Pooches of all sizes and shapes will strut the catwalk to be judged in selected categories: active-wear, talent and glamour.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the animal charity The Yorkie 911 Rescue.

Where: Toyota of Manhattan, 645 9th Avenue, New York, NY

Time: 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.

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Saturday February 14, 2015

Kelso the Border Collie – photo by Steve Surfman – 2014

2nd Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster

No fooling around here. Its about speed, accuracy and talent.  The athleticism and grace of dogs make them naturals for agility.

Where: Pier 94 – 711 12th Avenue (at 55th Street), New York, NY 10019
Preliminaries: 8 AM – 4 PM
Championship Finals: 7 PM – 9 PM

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Celebrity Cat Walk, Presents Fire & Ice Brunch

Where: Spot Chelsea, 145 West 20th Street, New York, NY

Time: 11:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Barkfest at Bonhams

An annual charity brunch, is where you can enjoy works of canine art, brunch and have your best four-legged friend at your side.  Your tickets provide private access to Bonham’s collection of dog art before it is auctioned off to the public.

Where: 580 Madison Avenue, at 57th Street, New York, NY

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

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Monday and Tuesday, February 16 and 17th,  2015 

Golden-Retrievers, Photo by Jack Grassa Westminster Kennel Club

One of the longest running prestigious canine event in America, the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Where: The Piers 92/94, 711 12th Ave (at 55th Street) New York, NY 1009 –

Breed Judging,  Junior Showmanship Preliminaries and Benching.

Times: 8:am – 6:00pm

Monday to include hound, toy, non-sporting and herding groups

Tuesday to include sporting, working and terrier groups

Where: Madison Square Garden | Time 6:pm

Junior Showmanship Finals, Group Judging, and, Best In Show.

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