Dog (and cats!) Take Over the Big Apple!


Saturday’s excitiment inlcudes the 8th Annual Meet the Breeds on Pier 92 where animal lovers of all ages can meet, play and learn about dogs, cats, puppies and kittens of all breeds. This family-friendly event features almost 200 recognized breeds of dogs and, thanks to the participation from the International Cat Associaion (TICA), 40 kinds of cats will also be in attendance this season! Each breed features its own elaborately decorated booth that depict fun elements from the breed’s background and experts about each breed will be open to learn about the breed’s characteristics to ascertain if they'd be considered a good fit for you personally and your family.

Saturday’s events includes the 4th Annual Westminster Masters Agility Championship on Pier 94. This fun-filled event features a number of best, most athletic agility dogs in the country, all competing for that Champion title.

Monday and Tuesday entail the 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show which features the conformation area of the event. This is what many people consider when they think of a traditional “dog show”. Monday will even feature the 2nd Annual Masters Obedience Championship. Both competitions will include the best dogs in the country and will prove to be a similarly exciting 2 days!

Insurance for your pet is a proud sponsor of Meet the Breeds for all of it’s eight year history. This season, the Pet Insurance booth on Pier 92 will have a celebrity-style photo booth where event attendees can document their visit with fun photos with friends and family—two and four legged! While there, you can study about how exactly Pet Insurance’s customizable pet health insurance plans might help keep the dog (or puppy) healthy and safe!

Pet Insuranace will also have a booth in the Westminster side of the event on Pier 94 on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Get all of your pet insurance questions answered like, what's insurance for your pet, what does it cover, just how much will it cost and just how Pet Insurance’s plan options can help keep the puppies, dogs, kittens and cats healthy and safe for a lot of, a long time.

The schedule of events are listed below:

Saturday February 11th-   Meet the Breeds on Pier 92 from 10am to 5pm

 Westminster Agility Championship on Pier 94 from 8am to 4pm

Monday February 13th-    Westminster Obedience Competition on Pier 94 from 8am to 4pm

                                     Westminster Conformation competition on Pier 94 from 8am to 4pm

Tuesday February 14th-   Westminster Conformation competition on Pier 94 from 8am to 4pm