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Westminster Dog Show

A Wire Fox Terrier "King" is pictured after winning the Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. King emerged as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors at the two-day event at Madison Square Garden, besting challengers from all 50 U.S. states and 14 countries. The competition drew 2,800 dogs from 203 breeds and varieties. 

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A Wire Fox Terrier "King" is pictured after winning the Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. King emerged as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors at the two-day event at Madison...more

A Wire Fox Terrier "King" is pictured after winning the Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. King emerged as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors at the two-day event at Madison Square Garden, besting challengers from all 50 U.S. states and 14 countries. The competition drew 2,800 dogs from 203 breeds and varieties. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A Wire Fox Terrier "King" competes before winning the Best in Show group. King, who is 7 years old, became the 15th wire fox terrier to win the prestigious title with his handler, Rangel, of California, scoring his third win for Best in Show.

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A Wire Fox Terrier "King" competes before winning the Best in Show group. King, who is 7 years old, became the 15th wire fox terrier to win the prestigious title with his handler, Rangel, of California, scoring his third win for Best in...more

A Wire Fox Terrier "King" competes before winning the Best in Show group. King, who is 7 years old, became the 15th wire fox terrier to win the prestigious title with his handler, Rangel, of California, scoring his third win for Best in Show. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A trainer hugs her dog as they compete in the Best in Show group. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A trainer hugs her dog as they compete in the Best in Show group. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A trainer hugs her dog as they compete in the Best in Show group. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A trainer gets her dog ready before competing. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A trainer gets her dog ready before competing. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A trainer gets her dog ready before competing. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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An American Water Spinel Spaniel dog waits in its box as it competes during the Sporting group.   REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

An American Water Spinel Spaniel dog waits in its box as it competes during the Sporting group. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

An American Water Spinel Spaniel dog waits in its box as it competes during the Sporting group. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Lodi, a Curly Coated Retriever from New Jersey, stands in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Lodi, a Curly Coated Retriever from New Jersey, stands in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Lodi, a Curly Coated Retriever from New Jersey, stands in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A Vizsla is run by a handler during judging in the sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A Vizsla is run by a handler during judging in the sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A Vizsla is run by a handler during judging in the sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A Parti Color Cocker Spaniel stands in the benching area ahead of judging in the Sporting group.   REUTERS/Mike Segar

A Parti Color Cocker Spaniel stands in the benching area ahead of judging in the Sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A Parti Color Cocker Spaniel stands in the benching area ahead of judging in the Sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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I am Humphrey Bogart, a French Mastiff from New Jersey stands in the benching area ahead of judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

I am Humphrey Bogart, a French Mastiff from New Jersey stands in the benching area ahead of judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

I am Humphrey Bogart, a French Mastiff from New Jersey stands in the benching area ahead of judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers compete in the Terrier group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers compete in the Terrier group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers compete in the Terrier group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Bo, a Cesky Terrier is groomed ahead of judging in the Terrier group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Bo, a Cesky Terrier is groomed ahead of judging in the Terrier group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Bo, a Cesky Terrier is groomed ahead of judging in the Terrier group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Beatrice, a Boxer dog from Long Island, New York, waits with her handler Kim Calbacca to compete in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Beatrice, a Boxer dog from Long Island, New York, waits with her handler Kim Calbacca to compete in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Beatrice, a Boxer dog from Long Island, New York, waits with her handler Kim Calbacca to compete in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Roanan, a Clumber Spaniel from Wisconsin awaits judging in the Sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Roanan, a Clumber Spaniel from Wisconsin awaits judging in the Sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Roanan, a Clumber Spaniel from Wisconsin awaits judging in the Sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Travis, an English Setter from Maryland naps in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Travis, an English Setter from Maryland naps in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Travis, an English Setter from Maryland naps in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Zola, a Mini Bull Terrier from Vancouver, British Columbia, and winner of Best in Breed, stands on a grooming table. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Zola, a Mini Bull Terrier from Vancouver, British Columbia, and winner of Best in Breed, stands on a grooming table. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Zola, a Mini Bull Terrier from Vancouver, British Columbia, and winner of Best in Breed, stands on a grooming table. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Vizsla dogs gather in the ring during judging in the sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Vizsla dogs gather in the ring during judging in the sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Vizsla dogs gather in the ring during judging in the sporting group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Stormy, a Great Dane from Pennsylvania is walked by a handler to judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Stormy, a Great Dane from Pennsylvania is walked by a handler to judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Stormy, a Great Dane from Pennsylvania is walked by a handler to judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Travis, an English Setter from Maryland stands in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Travis, an English Setter from Maryland stands in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Travis, an English Setter from Maryland stands in the benching area. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A Great Dane is posed in the ring during judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A Great Dane is posed in the ring during judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A Great Dane is posed in the ring during judging in the Working group. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Herding group judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine examines a Corgi at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Herding group judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine examines a Corgi at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Herding group judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine examines a Corgi at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A handler guides a Miniature Pinscher during the Toy group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A handler guides a Miniature Pinscher during the Toy group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A handler guides a Miniature Pinscher during the Toy group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A Standard Poodle and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A Standard Poodle and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A Standard Poodle and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A Borzoi and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A Borzoi and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A Borzoi and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Herding group judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine examines markings.   REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Herding group judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine examines markings. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Herding group judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine examines markings. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Bro, a Rhodesian Ridgeback breed, lays down next to a ribbon. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Bro, a Rhodesian Ridgeback breed, lays down next to a ribbon. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Bro, a Rhodesian Ridgeback breed, lays down next to a ribbon. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A Sheltie and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A Sheltie and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A Sheltie and trainer compete during the Herding group judging. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Dogs wait with their handlers in the backstage area. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Dogs wait with their handlers in the backstage area. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Dogs wait with their handlers in the backstage area. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Hound group Judge Ms. Patricia Craige Trotter closely examines teeth. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Hound group Judge Ms. Patricia Craige Trotter closely examines teeth. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Hound group Judge Ms. Patricia Craige Trotter closely examines teeth. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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'Walmar-Solo's OMG' a longhaired Dachshund won first in the Hound Group. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

'Walmar-Solo's OMG' a longhaired Dachshund won first in the Hound Group. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

'Walmar-Solo's OMG' a longhaired Dachshund won first in the Hound Group. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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'Rivendel's Barefoot Bandit', a Schipperke who won the Non-Sporting Group runs with his handler. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

'Rivendel's Barefoot Bandit', a Schipperke who won the Non-Sporting Group runs with his handler. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

'Rivendel's Barefoot Bandit', a Schipperke who won the Non-Sporting Group runs with his handler. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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'Oeste's In The Name Of Love' a Havenese who won the Toy Group runs with his handler. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

'Oeste's In The Name Of Love' a Havenese who won the Toy Group runs with his handler. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

'Oeste's In The Name Of Love' a Havenese who won the Toy Group runs with his handler. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Don Smith reacts as Cap'n Crunch the Great Dane yawns during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Don Smith reacts as Cap'n Crunch the Great Dane yawns during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Don Smith reacts as Cap'n Crunch the Great Dane yawns during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Donald, a Bichon Frise, is groomed. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Donald, a Bichon Frise, is groomed. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Donald, a Bichon Frise, is groomed. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A handler runs with a Miniature Australian Shepherd during judging. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A handler runs with a Miniature Australian Shepherd during judging. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A handler runs with a Miniature Australian Shepherd during judging. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Patrice the Bull Terrier is held during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Patrice the Bull Terrier is held during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Patrice the Bull Terrier is held during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A woman compares her hand to the paws of Kallen, a Great Dane, during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A woman compares her hand to the paws of Kallen, a Great Dane, during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A woman compares her hand to the paws of Kallen, a Great Dane, during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Pip, a Yorkshire Terrier, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Pip, a Yorkshire Terrier, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Pip, a Yorkshire Terrier, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Romeo the Neapolitan Mastiff rests. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Romeo the Neapolitan Mastiff rests. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Romeo the Neapolitan Mastiff rests. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A Toy Fox Terrier stands during judging. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Toy Fox Terrier stands during judging. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Toy Fox Terrier stands during judging. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Mia, the English Springer Spaniel, peers from her crate behind owner Ed Mygos before competing in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Mia, the English Springer Spaniel, peers from her crate behind owner Ed Mygos before competing in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Mia, the English Springer Spaniel, peers from her crate behind owner Ed Mygos before competing in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Tracer the Beagle sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Tracer the Beagle sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Tracer the Beagle sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Questa the Tibetan Terrier sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Questa the Tibetan Terrier sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Questa the Tibetan Terrier sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Anwar Ebn Benazir Von Haussman, an Afghan Hound, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Anwar Ebn Benazir Von Haussman, an Afghan Hound, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Anwar Ebn Benazir Von Haussman, an Afghan Hound, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A Bergamasco Shepherd is judged. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Bergamasco Shepherd is judged. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Bergamasco Shepherd is judged. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Connor, a Yorkshire Terrier, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Connor, a Yorkshire Terrier, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Connor, a Yorkshire Terrier, sits. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People try to get a view of the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People try to get a view of the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People try to get a view of the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Puffin the Borzoi sleeps on a rug during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Puffin the Borzoi sleeps on a rug during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Puffin the Borzoi sleeps on a rug during the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People gather around a group of Clumber Spaniels at the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People gather around a group of Clumber Spaniels at the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

People gather around a group of Clumber Spaniels at the Meet the Breeds event. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Talos the Rottweiler is photographed at the Rottapalooza booth. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Talos the Rottweiler is photographed at the Rottapalooza booth. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Talos the Rottweiler is photographed at the Rottapalooza booth. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Devo the Boxer sits with a person in a dog costume in the Boxer breed booth. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Devo the Boxer sits with a person in a dog costume in the Boxer breed booth. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Devo the Boxer sits with a person in a dog costume in the Boxer breed booth. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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