Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Westminster Dog Show

Amy Tam with Bubba Zo, her Yorkshire terrier, NYC, 4/16/96

The 133rd. Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show comes to New York City on Monday and Tuesday, February 9-10. Competing this year for best in show will be over 2,000 dogs and the hours are from 8AM to 11PM at Madison Square Garden Center.

Tonight we will know the winner. Here are a few top dogs with their famous owners.

Jill Krementz Photo Journal - Westminster Dog Show

Bill Styron walking with Aquinnah, Connecticut, 4/29/79

Kurt Vonnegut with Pumpkin, a Lhasa Apso, NYC, 1/17/82

Amy Hempel with her yellow Lab, Wanita, NYC, 1/18/08

Stephen King with his Corgi, Marlowe, Maine, 7/20/1995

William F. Buckley with Rowley, his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

E.L. Doctorow with Becky, a Weimaraner, swimming in Gardiner's Bay, NY, 8/3/75

E.B. White with Susy, a West Highland White Terrier, in his study in Maine.

James A. Michener with Burma, a black Alastian and Java, half collie and Lab. in Pa. 7/9/74

Robin Cook with Fluffy, a Bijon Fuse, Florida 2/21/97

Donna Tartt with her Pug, Pongo, NY, 3/15/97

Edward Albee with his Maltese, Poochi, NY, 8/9/76

Robert Penn Warren with Frodo, his Cocker Spaniel, Vermont, 7/31/71

John Cheever with Flora, a yellow Lab NY,10/1/71

P.G. Wodehouse with his Dachshund, Jed, NY, 2/21/73

Ann Patchett with Rose, Nashville, Tennessee


Smilingsal said...

I saw my favorite--a dachshund.

LisaShaw said...

I'm a huge dog lover.

I often miss the WDS but who won?

Great photos! Thanks for sharing!

Topsy Turvy said...

I love these photos!


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Dogs are some of the nicest people I know. They are good companions and great friends, but the best thing about dogs is how good of friends we are to them : )
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