The 20th anniversary of the National Dog Show on Saturday, Nov. 27, from 8-10 p.m. ET. The broadcast is seen annually by a total audience of over 20 million in what has become an American holiday tradition.
In 2020, COVID-19 made the show a more modest issue, as the public wasn't permitted to join in. This year, the show was indeed open to the general population, yet participants should be inoculated.
National Dog Show 2021 Live Stream
The National Dog Show will air Nov. 25, 2021 on WRAL-TV at noon. Watch the 2021 National Dog Show on NBC directly after the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Coverage of the National Dog Show begins on Thursday, November 25 at 12 p.m. local time and runs until 2 p.m., covering group and Best in Show judging.
The National Dog Show can also be streamed here on NBCSports.com and on the NBC Sports app at 12 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving. The NBC Sports app is available on mobile and connected devices, including Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
National Dog Show Preview
Since the start of its transmission in 2002, entertainer John O'Hurley has been one of the hosts of the National Dog Show. John is most popular for his work on the sitcom Seinfeld, and he was the host of Family Feud from 2006 to 2010. John additionally showed up as a hopeful on the principal period of Dancing With the Stars.
The second appointed authority of the National Dog Show has been involved since the debut 2002 show: American Kennel Club's David Frei. As well as being an advisor for NBC Sports and an adjudicator for the AKC, David has contended as a reproducer/overseer/proprietor of Afghan Hounds. Having worked with canines for north of 30 years, David is the ideal second host for the National Dog Show occasion!
Past National Dog Show winners
|2012||Sky||Wire Fox Terrier|
|2011||Eira||Wire Fox Terrier|
|2005||Rufus||Colored Bull Terrier|
|2004||Chi. Aimhi Avalon Renaissance||Smooth Fox Terrier|
|2003||Ch. Blue Chip Purple Reign||Doberman|
|2002||Ch. Ale Kai Mikimoto on Fifth||Standard Poodle|