Westminster Dog Show

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Westminster Dog Show
A Komondorok, in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden February 14, 2012 in New York.
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Westminster Dog Show
Golden Retrievers in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden February 14, 2012.
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Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Jazzy, a Beagle from Texas, is hugged by her groomer's niece, Kate Eichelberger, backstage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 13, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
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Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Dogs are walked backstage at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 13, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
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Westminster Dog Show
Dillon, a Sealyham Terrier, during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden February 14, 2012 in New York.
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Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Emma Echols competes with her Yorkshire Terrier 'Tucker' in the Junior Showmanship Preliminaries at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 13, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
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Westminster Dog Show
Michelle Paulin and Storm,a Dogue de Bordeaux, in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden February 14, 2012 in New York.
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Westminster Dog Show
Bulldogs in the competiton ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. The English bulldog, with its squat, face, enormous under bite and bulging eyes -- has surged in popularity in recent years. But the very traits that make them lovable are causing the dogs to suffer chronic health problems. The British Kennel Club has revised its standards for the breed. But American enthusiasts, at least for now, have no such plans. February 13, 2012.
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Westminster Dog Show
Martha Stewart stops to look at a Bichon Frises in the staging area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. February 13, 2012.
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Westminster Dog Show
Malachy, a Pekingese, after winning Best in Show during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden February 14, 2012.
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Westminster Dog Show
Caption: NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: Pekingese Malachy poses for photographers after winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 14, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
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Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Ashley Alfonso (L) holding her Chihuahua Amazing Grace, and Summer Strand (R), holding her Chihuahua Daisy, participate in a wedding ceremony for the dogs at pre-Westminster Fashion Show at Hotel Pennsylvania ahead of next week's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 10, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second to the Kentucky Derby.
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Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Grace Forester, who stars in a reality series 'Doggie Moms,' holds Rosie (L) and Portia (R) at the pre-Westminster Fashion Show at Hotel Pennsylvania ahead of next week's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 10, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second to the Kentucky Derby.
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Westminster Dog Show
: NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: The Sporting Group is judged at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 14, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images
Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images
Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images
Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images
Westminster Dog Show
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: Irish Setter Grand Champion Shadagee Caught Red Handed stands with his handler Adam Bernardin, after winner of the Sporting Group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 14, 2012 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was first held in 1877, is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images
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