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Westminster Dog Show: Meet the Competition
The 134th Westminster Dog Show takes place Feb. 15 and 16 at Madison Square Garden. Here, a peek at the cutest competitors.
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Welcome to the Dog Show

Ms Lucy, a 1-year-old Blue Chihuahua, wearing a spring flower sunset dress strikes a pose in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in New York. Competition in the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place Feb. 15 and 16 at Madison Square Garden.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Sarah Cooper, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., grooms Sunny, a 2-year-old toy poodle, during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, in New York. 

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Old English Sheep Dogs Mr. Winston, left, and Elvis are groomed backstage by Jere Marder of Valparaiso, Indiana, during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in New York. There are 2,500 dogs competing at Madison Square Garden for the coveted title of best in show. 

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Trouble, a 2-year-old Pug, works out on a treadmill at the doggie spa at the Pennsylvania Hotel, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in New York. Competition in the134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place Feb. 15 and 16 at Madison Square Garden.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Wendy, a 2-year-old long coat Chihuahua from Rosenberg, Texas, is groomed backstage during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in New York. There are 2,500 dogs competing at Madison Square Garden for the title of best in show. 

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Fraiser, a 2-year-old dachshund is groomed backstage during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in New York. There are 2,500 dogs competing at Madison Square Garden for the coveted title of best in show.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Tim Lehman, of New York, grooms Daddio, a 2-year-old Maltese, backstage during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, in New York.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Paws, a Pomeranian, runs on a treadmill at the Pennsylvania Hotel before the Westminster dog show onSaturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Tommy, a 5-year-old Chinese crested from Fort Worth, Texas, waits in the wings during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Tibetan Terriers are judged during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in New York. There are 2,500 dogs competing at Madison Square Garden for the coveted title of best in show.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Tate, a 2-year-old French bulldog from Pennsburg, Pa., waits to compete in the wings during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in New York. There are 2,500 dogs competing at Madison Square Garden for best in show.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Uno the Beagle

Uno the beagle, winner of Best in Show at the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show looks on before a fundraiser for Angel on a Leash, a therapy dog organization, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Penny Lane

Penny Lane, a 2-year-old King Charles Cavalier from Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., shakes out his fur in the doggie spa at the Pennsylvania Hotel, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in New York.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Special Times Just Right

Special Times Just Right, a Bichon Frises, winner of Best in Show at the 125th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show looks on before a fundraiser for Angel on a Leash, a therapy dog organization, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York.

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Borzois Magnum and Kira

Borzois Magnum, left, and Kira wait in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Burak, a 4-year-old Saluki

Burak, a 4-year-old Saluki, from Beverly Shores, Indiana waits in the lobby to check into the Pennsylvania Hotel, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Jazz, an Old English Sheepdog

Wearing booties to keep his feet clean, Jazz, an Old English Sheepdog, foreground, is held by his owner Rick Douglas in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel, Sunday Feb. 14, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Zina and Misko

Zina, left, and Misko, both Chinese Crested dogs, sit on the lap of their owner Shauna Gray, from Pefferlaw, Ontario, in their room at the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York, Sunday Feb. 14, 2010. 

(AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Terra, Zina and Misko

Terra, left, her sister Zina, center, and fellow Chinese Crested Misko, sit on the lap of their owner Shauna Gray, from Pefferlaw, Ontario, in their room at the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York, Sunday Feb. 14, 2010.

(AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Jose, an English Pointer

Jose, an English pointer from Greenville, S.C., stands in his crate in a room at the Pennsylvania Hotel, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, in New York.

(AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Basset Hounds Gladiator and Lola

Basset hounds Gladiator, left, and his cousin Lola, touch noses in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, in New York. 

(AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Sassy, an America Eskimo

Sassy, an America Eskimo dog, is bathed by owner Cathy Hammer at the Pennsylvania Hotel before the Westminster dog show Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Boys Against Girls

A sign designates left for "Boys"and right for "Girls" in an area set up for dogs tor relieve themselves at the Pennsylvania Hotel, Sunday Feb. 14, 2010 in New York.

(AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Dawn, a Boston Terrier

Dawn, a Boston Terrier, center, and Tank, right visit a makeshift dog park at the Pennsylvania Hotel before the Westminster dog show Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Stump, the Sussex Spaniel

A Sussex spaniel named Stump winner of Best in Show at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show looks on before a fundraiser for Angel on a Leash, a therapy dog organization, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Former Winners

Former winners of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, from left, Rufus, a Colored Bull Terrier, JR, a Bichon Frise, Uno, a beagle, and Stump a Sussex Spaniel, pose for photographs before a fundraiser for Angel on a Leash, a therapy dog organization, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York.

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Rufus, a Colored Bull Terrier

Rufus, a colored bull terrier, winner of Best in Show at the 130th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show looks on before a fundraiser for Angel on a Leash, a therapy dog organization, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in New York. 

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

New Breeds: Irish Red and White Setter

An Irish Red and White Setter is shown. The dog, a member of the Sporting Group, is one of three new breeds being introduced at this year's Westminster Kennel Club's Dog Show in New York. 

(AP Photo/Westminster Kennel Club)

New Breeds: Norwegian Buhund

A Norwegian buhund. The dog, a member of the Herding Group, is one of three new breeds being introduced at this year's Westminster Kennel Club's Dog Show in New York. 

(AP Photo/Westminster Kennel Club)

New Breeds: Pyrenean Shepherd

A Pyrenean Shepherd with a smooth coat. The dog, a member of the Herding Group, is one of three new breeds being introduced at this year's Westminster Kennel Club's Dog Show. 

(AP Photo/Westminster Kennel Club)

World's Longest Dog Ears?

Zack, left, and Heather Helmer, display Harvey's 14 inch ears at the Pennsylvania Hotel, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in New York. Harvey, a 3-year-old Bloodhound is in contention for the Guinness Book of World Records for longest dog ears.
(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

English Sheepdogs

Maddie, a 6-year-old Tibetan Terrier from Oconto Falls, Wisconsin., waits to check in at the Pennsylvania Hotel on Friday, Feb. 12, in New York.

(AFP)

Tibetan Terrier Ready To Go

Maddie, a 6-year-old Tibetan Terrier from Oconto Falls, Wisconsin., waits to check in at the Pennsylvania Hotel on Friday, Feb. 12, in New York.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Best in Show

Judge Robert J. Moore, left, handler Gabriel Rangel and U.S. Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson pose for photographers with Sadie, a Scottish terrier, which won "Best in Show" at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Long Beach, Calif. Sadie is the overwhelming favorite to complete dogdom's Triple Crown this week at Westminster.

(AP Photo/Chris Weeks)

Austin, a Shih Tzu

Austin, a Shih Tzu, finished third in the toy group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Madison Square Garden in New York, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010.

(AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

Roy The Bearded Collie

Roy, a bearded collie, finished third in the herding group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Madison Square Garden in New York, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010.

(AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

Afghan Hound

An Afghan hound has his ears and feet covered while using the dog toilet backstage during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 in New York.

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Westminster Dog Show: Meet the Competition

The 134th Westminster Dog Show takes place Feb. 15 and 16 at Madison Square Garden. Here, a peek at the cutest competitors.

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