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Westminster Kennel Club dog show 2015

Photos from the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden and at piers 94 and 92 in Manhattan.

Judy Baumgartner from Wisconsin is nuzzled by her
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Judy Baumgartner from Wisconsin is nuzzled by her Irish Red and White dog Sean in the preparation area before Westminster Kennel Club dog show championships Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. At left is Irish Setter Ginny.

A Parson Russell Terrier is seen by judges
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Parson Russell Terrier is seen by judges in the ring during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York.

A Weimaraners stands at attention in the ring
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Weimaraners stands at attention in the ring during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York.

Miss P the beagle

Miss P, a 15-inch beagle, won best in
Photo Credit: AP / Frank Franklin II

Miss P, a 15-inch beagle, won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan.

Boss, A Westie or West Highland White Terrier
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Boss, A Westie or West Highland White Terrier quietly waits in the grooming area at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York.

Flash, a Bedlington Terrier from New Jersey is
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Flash, a Bedlington Terrier from New Jersey is groomed at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York.

Billan, a Russel Terrier from North Carolina sits
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Billan, a Russel Terrier from North Carolina sits proudly during grooming at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York.

Stanley, a Russel Terrier from Virginia, center, waits
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Stanley, a Russel Terrier from Virginia, center, waits in the grooming area at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York.

Sam, a Golden Retriever, owned by Megan Strickland
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Sam, a Golden Retriever, owned by Megan Strickland of Cincinnati, Ohio, gets some attention at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York.

A Wirehaired Vizslas named Izzy, owned by Mark
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Wirehaired Vizslas named Izzy, owned by Mark and Bonnie Goodwein of Chatsworth, CA., waits in the grooming area during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Pier 92 Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in New York. This a new breed at the show this year.

Dachshunds (Longhaired) get ready for the judging ring
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Dachshunds (Longhaired) get ready for the judging ring at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

A Yorkshire Terrier seems to pose for a
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Yorkshire Terrier seems to pose for a cell phone photo in the grooming area during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Matthew Perry of Nashville relaxes with Beaudreaux, a
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Matthew Perry of Nashville relaxes with Beaudreaux, a Papillons, at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

A Havanesse rests on a cage during the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Havanesse rests on a cage during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Maltese canines are preened in the ring at
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Maltese canines are preened in the ring at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Handler Craig Eugene of Chicago holds Diamond, a
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Handler Craig Eugene of Chicago holds Diamond, a Long Coat Chihuahua from Florida during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

A Coton de Tulear named Hayden de L'Etoile
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Coton de Tulear named Hayden de L'Etoile Procyon, owned by Dellann Kuhn Columbus Ohio, shakes off a little powder during grooming at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

A group of Beaucerons are shown at the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A group of Beaucerons are shown at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

An Afghan Hound stays warm and comfortable in
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

An Afghan Hound stays warm and comfortable in the rooming area at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

A Norwegian Buhunds stands at attention in the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Norwegian Buhunds stands at attention in the ring at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

A Saluki stands with others before going into
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Saluki stands with others before going into the ring at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Swagger the old English sheepdog won best of
Photo Credit: Polly Higgins

Swagger the old English sheepdog won best of breed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

A Saluki is prepped in the ring at
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Saluki is prepped in the ring at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Cecil B. De Mille, a Basset Hound owned
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Cecil B. De Mille, a Basset Hound owned by Josephine Lambert of Ontario, Canada, stays warm before a show at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

An Old English Sheep Dog is admired in
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

An Old English Sheep Dog is admired in the grooming area at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Old Englinsh Sheep Dogs work in the ring
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Old Englinsh Sheep Dogs work in the ring at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Feb. 16, 2015, in New York.

Kellie, left, and Angie, Lhasa Apsos from Canton,
Photo Credit: AP / Mary Altaffer

Kellie, left, and Angie, Lhasa Apsos from Canton, Mass. participate in the American Kennel Club Meet the Breed event, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Manhattan.

A Wheaten terrier sits proudly during the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Wheaten terrier sits proudly during the "Meet the Breeds" portion of the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

A rat terrier yawns as it stands on
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A rat terrier yawns as it stands on a table during the "Meet the Breeds" portion of the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

An Irish red and white setter is greeted
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

An Irish red and white setter is greeted as guests visit the "Meet the Breeds" portion of the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Manhattan.

A Shetland sheepdog is hugged after running the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Shetland sheepdog is hugged after running the course during the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Manhattan.

Duke, a berger Picard goes through the weave
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Duke, a berger Picard goes through the weave poles at the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

Kimmy owned by Katherine Dattoma of Cold Spring
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Kimmy owned by Katherine Dattoma of Cold Spring Harbor takes a jump during the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Manhattan. Kimmy is listed as an All-American Dog, which is a classification that includes mixed breeds and other dogs whose breed isn't recognized by the AKC.

Radar, a Labrador retriever, flies over a jump
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Radar, a Labrador retriever, flies over a jump during The Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

Karen Witting, of Croton on Hudson, holds Pixel,
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Karen Witting, of Croton on Hudson, holds Pixel, her Shetland sheepdog during the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

A Cavalier King Charles spaniel participates in the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A Cavalier King Charles spaniel participates in the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Manhattan.

An American Eskimo dog participates in the Masters
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

An American Eskimo dog participates in the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

A golden retriever named Kipling takes a jump
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A golden retriever named Kipling takes a jump during the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

A golden retriever runs through weave poles at
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A golden retriever runs through weave poles at The Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

A miniature pinscher named Bo waits for a
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A miniature pinscher named Bo waits for a treat at the Masters Agility Championship, part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Pier 94 in Manhattan.

A golden retriever meets a child during the
Photo Credit: Getty/Timothy A. Clary

A golden retriever meets a child during the AKC Meet the Breeds event on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Manhattan.

A couple of Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen interact
Photo Credit: Getty/Timothy A. Clary

A couple of Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen interact during the AKC Meet the Breeds on February 14, 2015 in New York at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

A Bergamasco dog sits during the AKC Meet
Photo Credit: Getty/Timothy A. Clary

A Bergamasco dog sits during the AKC Meet the Breeds on Feb. 14, 2015, at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Manhattan. Bergamascos were bred to herd sheep.

Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

" Thor'" a Boxer from Bittsboro, North Carolina, waits curbside outside the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue in Manhattan as he arrives in preparation for the Westminster week activities for the annual dog show, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

Victor Fernandez, from Commack, Long Island, and Linda
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Victor Fernandez, from Commack, Long Island, and Linda Albert , from Hauppauge, walk their Chow Chows across 7th Ave. outside the Hotel Pennsylvania Manhattan as they visit for Westminster week events , Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog show will begin on February 16th.

Doorman, Bobby O' Brien, from Bellmore, Long Island,
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Doorman, Bobby O' Brien, from Bellmore, Long Island, helps Alex Dering, and " Elvis" with a cab outside the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue in Manhattan, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog show will begin on February 16th.

Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

" Nigel," a Norwich Terrier from Nutley New Jersey isn't quite sure if he's is ready for the big city as his owner, Dennis Johnson, tries to pull his out the front door of the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue in Manhattan in preparation for the Westminster week activities for the annual dog show,

Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

" Taisa," a Whippet from the Sunderhund Kennel in West Palm Beach, Florida, checks out her room at the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue in Manhattan in preparation for the Westminster week activities for the annual dog show, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

An group of dogs from the Sunderhounds Kennel
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

An group of dogs from the Sunderhounds Kennel in West Palm Beach, Florida check out their room at the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue in Manhattan in preparation for the Westminster week activities for the annual dog show, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

Dail Corl from State College Pennsylvania, arrives at
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Dail Corl from State College Pennsylvania, arrives at the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue in Manhattan with her three Chihuahuas and their belongings in preparation for the Westminster week activities for the annual dog show, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

Hailey, an All American Dog (mixed breed), owned
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Hailey, an All American Dog (mixed breed), owned by Karen Profenna of New City, N.Y., takes a leap over a jump on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

Hailey, an All American Dog (mixed breed), shows
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Hailey, an All American Dog (mixed breed), shows off one of many tricks with owner Karen Profenna, of New City, on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

From left, participant with the 2nd Annual Masters
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

From left, participant with the 2nd Annual Masters Agility class pose for photos on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

From left, Faith Rogers, 11, sister Sophia Rogers,
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

From left, Faith Rogers, 11, sister Sophia Rogers, 17, and and Emma Rogers, 11, of Columbus, N.J., spend time with their dogs, from left, Bobby, an American Foxhoud, Erik, a Whippet, and Joy, a Great Dane, during a preview of the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Wed., Jan. 21, 2015 in New York. Sophia and her sisters Emma and Faith, 11, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

Sophia Rogers, 17, of Columbus, N.J., gets a
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Sophia Rogers, 17, of Columbus, N.J., gets a kiss from Joy, her family's great Dane on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan.

Peak, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (in the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Peak, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (in the Agility class), takes a jump through a loop on the agility course with owner Kristine Schmidt of Shirley during a preview of the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Wed., Jan. 21, 2015 in New York. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

Bobbe Lord of Boonton, N.J., dressed as
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Bobbe Lord of Boonton, N.J., dressed as "Queen Elizabeth," adjusts a cutout of a Royal Guard member as she stands with Pembroke Welsh Corgi Rebecca on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

Peak, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (in the
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Peak, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (in the Agility class), owned by Kristine Schmidt of Shirley, poses for a photo on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

Bobbe Lord of Boonton, N.J., dressed as
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Bobbe Lord of Boonton, N.J., dressed as "Queen Elizabeth," stands with Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Rebecca, on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

Two new breeds, this (left) a Wirehaired Vizsla
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Two new breeds, this (left) a Wirehaired Vizsla owned by Anton Sagh of Montreal, and Chanel and Burberry, Cotons de Tulears, owned by Justine Romano of Montville, N.J., on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

Participants show off their breeds on Wednesday, Jan.
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Participants show off their breeds on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, during a preview of the Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show in Manhattan. Rogers and her sisters, Emma and Faith, will show Joy and two other dogs. The show will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 16-17, in Manhattan.

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