They arrived by automobile and by bus and by practice and even on their very own 4 legs. Some strode onto the sidewalk and a few skittered throughout the carpet. A number of, virtually actually, let or not it’s recognized that they anticipated to be carried by a human. All are right here for this week’s Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present. All of them — the Affenpinschers and the Borzois, the Xoloitzcuintlins and the Yorkshire terriers — will hope to rise by breed and group judging on Monday and Tuesday at Pier 94 to a spot on the ground on Tuesday evening at Madison Sq. Backyard the place the best-in-show winner will likely be topped. However earlier than that massive second, there will likely be hundreds of small ones. New York Occasions photographers have fanned out to catch as many as potential.
Abigail Anderson with Austin, an English Setter, on an early morning shuttle to the Westminster Canine Present in Manhattan.
Brandi, a Redbone Coonhound, left, and Brazen, an Australian Shepherd, proper, on the shuttle to the present.
An proprietor arrives with Kaylen for the Wealthy, a Normal Poodle, at Piers 92 and 94.
Mark Benson inspects his Silky Terrier, Lamplighter’s Tattletail, forward of judging.