Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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    Feb. 10: Stump, a Sussex spaniel, accepts a treat during the Sporting Group competition, which Stump won, during the annual Westminster Dog Show.

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    Feb. 10: Scott Sommer and Stump, a Sussex spaniel, pose for pictures after Stump won Best in Show at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Stump, a Sussex spaniel, poses for pictures after winning Best in Show during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Digit, a 3 year old Portuguese water dog from Charlotte, N.C., waits to compete during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Ambasciatori Gladius Bean, a Neapolitan Mastiff from Morgan Hill, Ca., waits backstage during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Long Coat Chihuahua, Joi, left, and Smooth Coat Chihuahua, Tarra, of New Braunfels, Tx., relax backstage after competing during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Teabear's Bertz of a Feather, a Japanese Chin, is inspected by the judge during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Willow, a Smooth Coat Chihuahua, from Strasburg, Va., relaxes backstage after competing in the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Heather Shannon, left, of Dillsburg, Pa., gives her Samoyed, Vanna a Salt, a brushing before competing in the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Wild Fire on the Rocks, a Papillon, is inspected by judge W. Everett Dean Jr., right, during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Riley, a Toy Poodle from Lincoln, Calif., is shown in the ring during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Great Dane Shoreline's Som'ThingT'Talk Abt. is shown in the ring during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Douge de Bordeaux compete in the ring during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Sharbelle, Reason to Believe, is groomed by it's handlers after winning the Toy Poodle competition during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Kelly Schur naps as Sterling, a 4 year old English springer spaniel, is groomed backstage during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Dyna, a Pug from Meriden, Ct., relaxes backstage after competing during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: A couple of Chinese Cresteds compete in the ring during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Jorge Olivera shows Taser, an Affenpinscher from Phoenix, Az., during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 10: Kelly Schur naps as Sterling, a 4 year old English springer spaniel, is groomed backstage during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Walter, a Boston Terrier, gets offered a treat backstage during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York.

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    Feb. 9: JoJo, an American foxhound, gets a job-well-done greeting from owner Beverly Wyckoff backstage at Madison Square Garden during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Archie, a miniature wire-haired dachshund, takes a rest backstage at Madison Square Garden during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.

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    Feb. 9: A puli named Field Of Dreams runs around the ring at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Field of Dreams won the herding group and will compete for best in show.

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    Feb. 8: A puli named Andy gets a bath in New York. The 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be at Madison Square Garden for two days, starting on Feb. 9.

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    Feb. 9: The 2008 Best in Show, a beagle named Uno, looks around during the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 5: Last year's Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show, a beagle named Uno, left, looks at a much larger French Mastiff, a new breed to the dog show, during a press conference in New York. The 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be at Madison Square Garden for two days, starting Feb. 9.

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    Feb. 5: A French Mastiff named Brando poses for pictures during a press conference in New York. The French Mastiff will be competing for the first time at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which will be at Madison Square Garden for two days, starting Feb. 9.

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    Feb. 9: Andi, foreground, a 5-year-old Puli, from Denver Colo., and Tootsie Pop, a Polish Lowland Sheepdog from Starpounds Kennel, N.C. wait to compete during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Old English Sheepdog, Lambluv's Daydream Believer, is groomed in the ring by it's handler during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Dolly, a miniature poodle from Silver Lake, Or., yawns as she is groomed backstage during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Hunter, a 1-year-old French Bulldog, waits in his cage backstage to compete during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Terrance, a 1-year-old Bison Frise, from Savannah, Ga., waits backstage after being groomed during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Marcelo Veras, of Ocala, Fla., and Dylan, a 2-year-old Afghan, wait backstage during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Beth Ostrosky points at Winston, a 3-year-old Old English Sheep Dog while groomer Jeff Yutzy, of Springfield Il., works on another of his dogs backstage during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Beverly Krautler, second from left, of Greenville, S.C., holds her 20-month-old Bull Terrier, Tyler.

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    Feb. 9: Essie, a 4-year-old Ibizan Hound, waits backstage for competition during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.

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    Feb. 9: Rebekah James, of Macon, N.C., stands with Tia, a 5-year-old Swedish Vallhund during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show.

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