When I got invited to last year's National Dog Show Presented by Purina, I'm not going to lie, I was really, really excited. I'd never been to a show before, but I've seen several on TV. Plus, I kinda really love dogs, so any chance to be in a building with 1,700+ of them is A-OK with me.
Everyone I talked to before going who had already been to a dog show basically told me the same thing: dog shows are chaotic and amazing. And let me tell you, they were not wrong. There's so much happening all the time, but everything comes together in the end. I got the chance to chat with several people who keep the show running as well as dog owners and handlers, not to mention a few pups as well! As we gear up for the Westminster Dog Show this week, we're taking a look back at last year's National Dog Show Presented by Purina, so read on to find out just a few of the things I learned there.