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Westminster Dog Show 2013: TV schedule, event info and more

The Westminster Dog Show is being held on Monday and Tuesday, and here's how to watch.


The Westminster Kennel Club will be putting on their 137th Annual All Breed Dog Show on Monday at Madison Square Garden. It's the biggest dog show of the year, and the second-longest continuously held sporting even in the United States, trailing only the Kentucky Derby.

Last year Palacegarden Malachy, a male Pekingese, won the competition after reaching the Best in Show round the previous year. He is now retired and perhaps last year's runner-up, Banana Joe, an affenpinscher, could take the title.

Monday marks the first day of the two-day show. Monday night will feature coverage of breeds in hound, toy, non-sporting, and herding categories. Tuesday night will feature working, terrier and sporting breeds as well as the best in show. You can click here for a full list of breeds in each group.

There are 187 breeds on display this year, and there's plenty of ways for you to actually get in and watch. CNBC and USA Network will handle the primetime coverage of the event in the evening on both Monday and Tuesday, but you can also watch a livestream for daytime coverage via the Westminster Kennel Club themselves.

This is the first year the breed judging can be viewed live via the stream, as it had been delayed previously.

Here's the primetime network schedule for the two-day event:

Day 1 -- CNBC -- 8-11 p.m. ET
Monday, Feb. 11
Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Groups

Day 2 -- USA Network -- 8-11 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Feb. 12
Sporting, Working and Terrier Groups, Best In Show