National Dog Show

WATCH: Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir practice dog handling skills

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Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski and two-time U.S. Olympian Johnny Weir are reporters and digital contributor’s to this year’s National Dog Show on NBC today from noon to 2 p.m. across all time zones. But before the show, they went behind the scenes to learn the proper techniques for dog handling in front of the judges.

“Judges can be tricky,” Lipinski laughed, before taking Weir in synchronized step around the ring.

In a second video, below, Lipinski and Weir explored how the dogs are primped and primed for show time.

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir to report on National Dog Show for NBC

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski
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Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have covered the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the Kentucky Derby and even the Academy Awards.

They’ll be able to add National Dog Show to that list on Thanksgiving.

Lipinski, the 1998 Olympic figure skating champion, and Weir, a two-time U.S. Olympian, will be reporters and digital contributors for the NBC broadcast on Nov. 26 from noon-2 p.m. in all time zones.

Here’s more on the National Dog Show from NBC Entertainment.

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