Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show

You will love these excellent photos from the Westminster Dog Show in New York

The show has been running since 1877. Here is our pick of the cutest shots from 2021.

Luke Rix-Standing
Monday 14 June 2021 11:26

It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone does (or at very least should) love dogs. More households contain dogs as pets than any other animal, and though some owners are content to leave it there, other take their canine obsession to new, more competitive heights.

The Westminster Dog Show in New York has been running for a whopping 144 years – the second longest-running, continuously held sporting event in the US – with obedience contests, agility contests, and an overall quest to declare which dog is best.

This year’s show was held in Tarrytown, New York – its first ever foray outside NYC – but still featured the usual roster of exceptionally well-honed hounds, posing and performing for cameras and judges alike.

Here are a few of our favourites, from fabulously furry chow-chows to the elegantly dressed Matty Pugdashian…

Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show
Westminster Dog Show