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2013-11-26 16:23:24

Holiday TV Special, Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei, Also Airing Saturday Night in Primetime on NBC NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBC special "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina(®)" will crown one of America's great purebreds as its 2013 champion on Thanksgiving Day, bringing canine competition and entertainment into America's living rooms for the 12(th) year. The holiday special (noon-2 p.m. in all time zones) follows the Macy's...

2013-02-11 16:29:08

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The famed green carpet is not the only place to find great dogs showing off this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/CG58120LOGO) As dog lovers around the country tune in on February 11 - 12 to the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, viewers will get the chance to see "everyday" dogs prove their greatness alongside the elite "Best in Show" class. Purina® Pro Plan® brand dog food, the presenting partner of the...

2013-01-30 12:23:39

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular As Bigger Breeds Shake up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the German Shepherd Dog took Detroit's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2012 ranking of the most popular AKC-recognized dog breeds in the U.S. "Motor City loves large breeds," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The German Shepherd Dog, Rottweiler, and Labrador Retriever all went up the list in 2012, while the...

2013-01-24 12:25:59

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Dog Show trots into Madison Square Garden with the 137(th) WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW, and presenting partner Purina® Pro Plan®, along with co-sponsors Progressive Insurance and Subaru on February 12 at 8pm ET/PT on USA Network. David Frei will be co-hosting with NBC sports analyst Mary Carillo. Also rounding out the team will be NBC Sports' Carolyn Manno as a sideline reporter. The competition will be televised live on CNBC on...

2013-01-08 08:25:24

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westminster Kennel Club is proud to announce the entries for its 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, to be held in New York City on February 11-12, 2013. Entries from all 50 states and several foreign countries have given the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show its largest entry in 15 years - 2,721 dogs - as America's Dog Show extends its standing as the second-longest continuously-held sporting event in this country. There...

2013-01-03 08:22:58

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Westminster Kennel Club is proud to announce its upcoming 137(th) Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, America's second-longest, continuously-held sporting event, to be held on February 11-12, 2013 in New York City. In order to accommodate its growing pool of dogs, handlers, vendors and spectators, for the first time in the Show's history, The Westminster Kennel Club will stage this iconic event in two spectacular venues - Madison Square Garden...

2012-12-19 12:23:53

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 5WPR, a top 25 PR agency, today announced the addition of The Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) to its diverse roster of Consumer Lifestyle clients, for which the agency will publicize its upcoming 137(th )Annual Dog Show. 5W Public Relations will execute a campaign featuring media relations, celebrity seeding, product integrations, co-branded partnerships, event support, and more. Established in 1877, The Westminster Kennel Club is America's oldest...

2012-12-06 12:25:34

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized as the 2012 Pet Friendly Hotel of the Year and host hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is preparing to welcome all canine hopefuls participating in the 2013 event. As in previous years, the Hotel will host a majority of the Westminster Dog Show contestants in New York. The 137(th) Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place on February 11(th) and 12(th), 2013 with Breed judging at Piers 92/94. The...

2012-11-20 12:24:43

Holiday TV Special, Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei, Also Airing Friday Night in Primetime on NBC NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBC Thanksgiving Day special, "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®," will crown one of America's great purebreds as its 2012 champion on Thanksgiving Day, bringing canine competition and entertainment into America's living rooms for the 11(th) year. The holiday special (noon - 2 p.m. in all time zones) follows the...

2012-02-14 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greatness lies in every dog, but it takes a motivated pet owner to bring it out. This is the key insight behind the new Purina® Pro Plan® integrated marketing campaign, "Inside Every Good Dog is a Great Dog." Created by Leo Burnett and Arc Worldwide, the campaign includes a full complement of television, social, mobile and out-of-home components. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120214/CG52838LOGO-a) (Logo:...