The Purina National Dog Show has become a staple of Turkey Day, and the pups will be back in 2015 attempting to follow in the paw-steps of Nathan, the Bloodhound who took home Best in Show previous year.
The live stream of the Purina National Dog Show complements the television coverage of the event and also makes it easy to watch for those away from a television today - of if the television is occupied with football. More than175 breeds vie for Best in Show honors in the Kennel Club of Philadelphia competition.
While there are a lot of activities that you can partake in on Thanksgiving Day, one of the events that people love to use to pass the time the most is the Kennel Club of Philadelphia National Dog Show. This year, dog lovers can also watch extra programming starting at 5 p.m. EST and PST Thursday that will showcase the Best in Show winners of the past five years.
Dogs will be judged in three rounds - best of breed, best of the group and the ultimate award, best in show. For added convenience, you can also watch the National Dog Show from your mobile device by downloading the NBC Sports mobile app on the Apple Store or in Google Play. As is the case with the desktop livestream, you'll need a cable provider log-in to watch.
If you don't have cable, multiple accounts can be signed in at once so ask a friend for login details.
What are you looking forward to seeing at the 2015 National Dog Show? To watch the live stream of the Purina National Dog Show on a computer, now download is needed and the video can be watched directly on the web site. The online video will include highlights from the TV special, behind-the-scenes photos and video, capturing all the backstage canine energy.
The annual National Dog Show is being hosted by actor John O'Hurley.
There's also a Boerboel, a muscular dog in the mastiff family. "Peterman" on Seinfeld. O'Hurley is joined by expert analyst David Frei, the voice of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on USA Network and America's foremost authority on the sport.
Will you be tuning in for the National Dog Show this afternoon?