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Live From Houston World Series of Dog Shows!

Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin broadcasts live from NRG Center at the World Series of Dog Shows.

Welsh Corgis compete at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows.

The 40th Annual Houston World Series of Dog Shows kicks off today at NRG Center and runs through July 23. The event features dog shows, agility competitions, seminars, and — of course — shopping.

Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin broadcasts live from the event and brings us interviews with the people behind it, including Tom Pincus, the event’s chair.

  • A judge examines a beagle competing in the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    A judge examines a beagle competing in the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • Beagles compete in the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    Beagles compete in the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • A dog races through the agility course at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    A dog races through the agility course at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • A bulldog at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    A bulldog at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • A bulldog parades around in a costume at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    A bulldog parades around in a costume at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • Welsh Corgis compete at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    Welsh Corgis compete at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • A dog practices its posture with its owner at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    A dog practices its posture with its owner at the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • Dogs participate in the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
    Dogs participate in the 2015 Houston World Series of Dog Shows. (Photo Credit: HWSDS)
  • Dogs compete in the 40th annual Houston World Series of Dog Shows at NRG Center on July 19, 2017. (Photo Credit: Maggie Martin)
    Dogs compete in the 40th annual Houston World Series of Dog Shows at NRG Center on July 19, 2017. (Photo Credit: Maggie Martin)
  • Dogs compete in the 40th annual Houston World Series of Dog Shows at NRG Center on July 19, 2017. (Photo Credit: Maggie Martin)
    Dogs compete in the 40th annual Houston World Series of Dog Shows at NRG Center on July 19, 2017. (Photo Credit: Maggie Martin)