- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 3 hours
- Video: Color
- Released: May 27, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: New Video Group
- 2-Disc Set
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Additional Release Material:
- Junior Showmanship Highlights
- Westminster Governor's Dinner
- Angel on a Leash Benefit
- Promise, the Youngest Dog
- Westminster, Get PSYCHed
- Best In Show
- Uno's Media Tour
New York City's Madison Square Garden played host to some furry guests in February 2008 as the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was staged in the legendary venue. The long-running event was celebrating its 132nd contest in style as a variety of different breeds (and their proud owners) delighted the crowds. This four-hour collection of highlights includes all the winning competitors. The action gradually builds to the infamous Best in Show award, and this presentation includes all the expert commentary and analysis that helps to explain the judges choices.
Description by New Video Group:
In an incredible display of elegance and cultivation, the most celebrated show-dogs in the world have gathered to compete in the ultimate test of breeding, training, and showmanship: The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Filmed on location at Madison Square Garden in New York on February 11th - 12th, 2008, THE 132nd WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW captures the assembly of over 2,500 AKC Champions of Record, who collectively represent 169 breeds and varieties. This special collector's edition features four full hours of judging?including each round of group judging?and follows these canine contestants through pageantry, drama, trials, and triumphs. Anticipation heightens as the field is narrowed to seven select champions and eventually reaches a dramatic climax when one dog is awarded the world's most coveted canine prize: Best in Show.
With hours of on-site footage, expert commentaries, and abundant opportunities to meet and greet the world's finest dogs, THE 132nd WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW is a must-have for any dog lover or dog-show enthusiast.