There’s a saying that each canine has its day. That’s true for 2022 as nicely, solely the day shall be pushed again barely due to the omicron variant Covid-19 spike
The 2022 Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present has been postponed from its January date at Madison Sq. Backyard. Dogdom’s largest evening was set from Jan. 24-26, however the membership’s board of governors has opted to current it later this yr due to the rising tide of Covid circumstances.
“The well being and security of all contributors within the Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present are paramount,” the group mentioned in a press release. “We respect the neighborhood’s continued curiosity and help as we delay the present to a time once we can safely convene.” No new date has been introduced.
The postponement marks the second yr in a row that the present has been disrupted. Final yr, the eent was moved to June on the Lyndhurst mansion, a property of the Nationwide Belief for Historic Preservation within the Westchester, New York suburb of Tarrytown. Spectators weren’t allowed and handlers needed to be vaccinated or current a destructive take a look at.