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A Komondorok, in the judging ring during the (Credit: Getty Images)

A Komondorok, in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

2012 Westminster Dog Show

Photos from the 2012 Westminster Dog Show.

A Kerry blue terrier named Chelsey is declared
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A Kerry blue terrier named Chelsey is declared the winner of the terrier group at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Veni Vidi Vici, a Doberman pinscher, competes in
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Veni Vidi Vici, a Doberman pinscher, competes in the working group, which she later won, during the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Malachy, a Pekingese, sits in the trophy after
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Malachy, a Pekingese, sits in the trophy after being named best in show during the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

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Dillon, a Sealyham Terrier, during the 136th Westminster
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Dillon, a Sealyham Terrier, during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Sanoma, a Great Dane, in the preparation area
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Sanoma, a Great Dane, in the preparation area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 14, 2012)

A golden retriever named Chloe, from Green Bay,
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A golden retriever named Chloe, from Green Bay, Wis., awaits her breed competition at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Neapolitan mastiff Trinity, of Ontario, Canada, waits for
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Neapolitan mastiff Trinity, of Ontario, Canada, waits for judging at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Ripley, a Golden Retriever, during the 136th Westminster
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Ripley, a Golden Retriever, during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

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Michelle Paulin and Storm,a Dogue de Bordeaux, in
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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 in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

A Komondorok, in the judging ring during the
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A Komondorok, in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Trinity, a Neopolitan Mastiff, waits to go in
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Trinity, a Neopolitan Mastiff, waits to go in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 14, 2012)

A Dogue de Bordeaux waits to go in
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A Dogue de Bordeaux waits to go in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Mellisa Foehkolb and Roy, a German Wirehaired Pointer
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Mellisa Foehkolb and Roy, a German Wirehaired Pointer wait to go in the judging ring during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at New York's Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 14, 2012)

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Mya, a doberman pinscher from Denton, Texas, wears
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Mya, a doberman pinscher from Denton, Texas, wears Valentine's Day apparel in the backstage area at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Bob Zeiss of new City, N.Y. pets Maxwell
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Bob Zeiss of new City, N.Y. pets Maxwell Smart, a great pyrenees from LeRoy, N.Y. in the backstage area at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Winnie, a siberian huskie, is groomed before competition
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Winnie, a siberian huskie, is groomed before competition at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. Winnie received an award of merit in the competition. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Winnie, a siberian huskie, second from left, competes
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Winnie, a siberian huskie, second from left, competes at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. Winnie received an award of merit in the competition. (Feb. 14, 2012)

A Pekingese named Malachy walks across the floor
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A Pekingese named Malachy walks across the floor during the judging of the toy group at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. Malachy went on to win the group. (Feb. 13, 2012)

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Handler Cheri Koppenhaver, right, reacts after judge Patricia
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Handler Cheri Koppenhaver, right, reacts after judge Patricia Laurans, left, declared Cinders, a wirehaired dachshund, the winner of the hound group. (Feb. 13, 2012)

Hounds line up to enter the arena at
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Hounds line up to enter the arena at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (Feb. 13, 2012)

Dogs compete at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel
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Dogs compete at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (Feb. 13, 2012)

A harrier named Downhome Hitech Innovator runs during
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A harrier named Downhome Hitech Innovator runs during the hound judging at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (Feb. 13, 2012)

A toy Manchester terrier named Cottage Lake's Bela
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A toy Manchester terrier named Cottage Lake's Bela Horizonte is positioned during the judging of the toy group. (Feb. 13, 2012)

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A whippet is examined during the judging of
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A whippet is examined during the judging of the hound group. (Feb. 13, 2012)

A Dalmatian named Ian, with his handler Michael
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A Dalmatian named Ian, with his handler Michael Scott, competes in the non-sporting group, which he won. (Feb. 13, 2012)

Simon, a Chihuahua, in the staging area during
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Simon, a Chihuahua, in the staging area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 13, 2012)

A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in the staging
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A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in the staging area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show. (Feb. 13, 2012)

A Briard waits in the staging area during
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A Briard waits in the staging area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. February 13, 2012. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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Clara, a Chinese Crested in the staging area
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Clara, a Chinese Crested in the staging area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. February 13, 2012. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

A Bearded Collie in the staging area during
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A Bearded Collie in the staging area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 13, 2012)

Phil, a Bichons Frises, waits for competition at
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Phil, a Bichons Frises, waits for competition at the136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (Feb. 13, 2012)

A pair of Beagles on the grooming table
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A pair of Beagles on the grooming table during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 13, 2012)

A Maltese in the staging area during the
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A Maltese in the staging area during the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show held at Madison Square Garden. (Feb. 13, 2012)

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Gaga, a 10-month-old Mastiff, at the Spot Suite
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Gaga, a 10-month-old Mastiff, at the Spot Suite at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel in Manhattan. (Feb. 11, 2012)

Lorraine Shore grooms Dazzle, a 2-year-old Papillon, in
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Lorraine Shore grooms Dazzle, a 2-year-old Papillon, in the Green Room Salon and Spa at the Pennsylvania Hotel. (Feb. 11, 2012)

Jackson, a 6-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel from
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Jackson, a 6-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel from Argyle, Texas, is photographed at the Spot Suite at the Affinia in Manhattan. (Feb. 11, 2012)

Hogan, a 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, gets
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Hogan, a 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, gets a little help from his handlers as he uses the facilities at the Spot Suite at the Affinia Hotel. (Feb. 11, 2012)

Breanna Uyeno plays with Wrigley, a 5-year-old Golden
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Breanna Uyeno plays with Wrigley, a 5-year-old Golden Retriever, in the Green Room Salon and Spa at the Pennsylvania Hotel. (Feb. 11, 2012)

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Moses, a Dogue de Bordeaux, waits to check
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Moses, a Dogue de Bordeaux, waits to check into his room at the Hotel Pennsylvania. (Feb. 12, 2012)

Stewart, a Yorkshire terrier, in a room at
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Stewart, a Yorkshire terrier, in a room at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel. (Feb. 12, 2012)

A Chihuahua waits for its hotel room in
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A Chihuahua waits for its hotel room in Manhattan. (Feb. 12, 2012)

A toy poodle uses the indoor bathroom area
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A toy poodle uses the indoor bathroom area at the Hotel Pennsylvania. (Feb. 12, 2012)

Dressed for the occasion, Phyllis Ludwig, of Lavon,
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Dressed for the occasion, Phyllis Ludwig, of Lavon, Texas, poses with her chihuahua, Dixie Belle, as they attend the 2012 Pre-Westminster Fashion Show in Manhattan. (Feb. 10, 2012)

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Elvis, a 4-year-old bearded collie, works out on
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Elvis, a 4-year-old bearded collie, works out on a dog tread in the Green Room Salon and Spa in New York. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Audrey Reagin holds her toy poodle, Boo, at
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Audrey Reagin holds her toy poodle, Boo, at the pre-Westminster Fashion Show ahead of next week's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Phyllis Ludwig holds Dixie Belle, a nursing home
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Phyllis Ludwig holds Dixie Belle, a nursing home volunteer dog, at the pre-Westminster Fashion Show ahead of next week's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Grace Forester, who stars in the reality series
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Grace Forester, who stars in the reality series "Doggie Moms," holds Rosie, left, and Portia at the pre-Westminster Fashion Show ahead of next week's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Sophia, a Pomeranian from Mississippi, sits on Jena
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Sophia, a Pomeranian from Mississippi, sits on Jena Oddo's lap at the pre-Westminster Fashion Show ahead of next week's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. (Feb. 10, 2012)

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Dressed for the occasion, Candice Ball and her
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Dressed for the occasion, Candice Ball and her dog Toshi, a Mi-Ki, arrive at the 2012 Pre-Westminster Fashion Show in New York. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Miu Miu, a Chihuahua, poses at the pre-Westminster
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Miu Miu, a Chihuahua, poses at the pre-Westminster Fashion Show at Hotel Pennsylvania ahead of next week's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. (Feb. 10, 2012)

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