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dog art at the AKC Museum of the Dog NYC www.dogtrotting.net

Happy Family Day! Celebrating Family at the AKC Museum of the Dog, NYC

Lining up on the stairs in front of the AKC Museum of the Dog in the Big Apple, I’m ridiculously excited. An entire museum dedicated to dogs? Well, in this case, dog breeds because the AKC runs the country’s oldest purebred registry.

 5 Bucket List Travel Destinations Inspired by the WKC Westminster Dog Show

Welcome to my favourite part of the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: the weekend Meet the Breeds component of Meet and Compete at Pier 92 that’s the prelude to the big finale – Best of Breed then Best of Show at Madison Square Gardens, Monday and Tuesday in NYC. They’re mostly here – the Meet […]

Westminster Dog Show Eight Unusual Breeds

Travel NYC: 8 Breeds I didn’t know existed at the Westminster Dog Show 2017 (Part IV)

My final memory of the Westminster Dog Show 2017: meeting eight dog breeds I didn’t know existed. Otherwise know as ‘Let’s take a dog journey around the world, kay?’ The AKC Meet and Compete Event February 11, 2017 took place on Saturday before the big two-night judging event on Monday and Tuesday when we discover […]

Westminster Dog Show 2017 Meet and Compete

NYC Westminster Dog Show: AKC Meet and Compete … cats too! (Part III)

Pier 92 a long New York City’s Hudson River isn’t everyone’s first stop during a visit to the Big Apple. However, Saturday of the Westminster Dog Show weekend, that’s where I headed, after checking into the dog-friendly Pennsylvania Hotel (affiliate link) across from Madison Square Gardens – the nerve centre for all things dog show. But before […]

Westminster Best of Show German Shepherd

NYC: Westminster Kennel Club 2017 Best in Show (Part II) goes to…

There’s a whole lot of shaking going on at the Westminster Dog Show 2017 finals at Madison Square Gardens in New York City. It’s day two of a two-day competition and tonight we learn what everyone here wants to know: Who is Best in Show? First, there are three groups to judge: Sporting Group, Working […]

Dog cookies at Pen Hotel NYC

Dogging it in NYC: Day 1 Where my 3-day dog travel adventure started

I heard a lot about the lobby of New York City’s Hotel Pennsylvania – specifically what happens during the Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show every February when hundreds of pedigree pups are carted (or kenneled) into the hotel conveniently located across from Madison Square Gardens, home of the grand evening show ring and Best in […]

Dogging it in NYC: Day 1 An Evening of Agility

Holster, a six-year-old Australian Sheppard, won the 3rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Agility Championships 2016. He’s the first of his breed to win the Master’s Agility Competition, an event usually dominated by Border Collies. Even better, I was there to see him win his first 20-inch jumping class Saturday, February 13 at WKC Agility event […]