The Show Must Go On, Westminster Dog Show of 2021

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is going to be held next weekend but not at its traditional venue of Madison Square Garden in New York, according to unionleader.com.

I love watching the show every year.  I am a dog guy, but I also have a cat.

Every year I ask my wife for a new dog based on the winner and she usually says “no.”

 

Where Will the Show Be?

It will be very odd to see it being held at the Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY, and most of the show will be held outdoors so let’s hope for good weather for the weekend.

Something about the show I did not know was that there are four veteran judges from New Hampshire, according to the news outlet! Oh, yea go, 603.

Knowlton Reynders of Newbury, James Phinizy of Acworth, Elliot More of Deerfield, and Mark Threlfall of Merrimack, are the judges, according to reporting by the news outlet.

Who Will Take Home Best in Show?

The drama of who will be declared “best in show” is always exciting.

Elliot More who owns a veterinarian practice in Derry will be judging the working group of dogs.  I love the big dogs.  I have an English Cream Golden Retriever and the big dogs are a crowd favorite.

More tells unionleader.com: “The best dogs in the country, and for that matter… in the world meet at this show to compete.  So, as a judge, this is a real challenge.  You just don’t get to see that kind of quality in the same ring.”

I can’t wait.

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