Pups on Parade at Westminster Dog Show

Tibetan terriers, Shetland sheepdogs, Pekingeses and more compete for the ultimate title of Best in Show at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

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David Frei, the Westminster Kennel Club’s director of communications, leads Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound and reigning Best in Show champion, across 7th Avenue at 31st Street, followed by 5 new breeds allowed to enter this year’s dog show. 960 1280

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Hoss, an Entlebucher Mountain Dog, poses for the press with owner Paula Lacker. 960 1280

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A close-up of Hickory, 2011’s Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show (owners: Scott and Cecilia Dove). 960 1280

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Proud owner, Jose Barrera, holds up Alma Duce, a Xoloitzcuintli (show-lo-itz-quint-ly), for the cameras. Alma only traveled 5 blocks south for the shoot. She wears a handmade jade collar from her owner, a jeweler to the stars. 960 1280

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Hoss, pictured, traveled all the way from Cincinnati for the press conference, the farthest of all the dogs. 960 1280

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Katrina, a Cesky Terrier, looks up at owner Loren Marino during the press conference that followed the 7th Avenue walk. 960 1280

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Eowyn, a Norwegian Lundehund, gets up close and personal. She traveled with her owner from Syracuse, NY, for the walk. 960 1280

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Owner Harvey Sanderson holds up Eowyn's paw for the camera. Norwegian Lundehunds are known for their 5-fingered paws, which make them excellent mountain climbers. 960 1280

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Katrina, a Cesky Terrier, poses for the cameras. She traveled with her owner from Manchester, NJ. 960 1280

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Myles, a Finnish Lapphund, arrived from the Bronx with excited owner Barbara Kennedy. 960 1280

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Game Changer, an American English Coonhound, traveled with owner Richard Moore, from Jamaica Estates in the NYC borough of Queens. 960 1280

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All 6 new breeds stand together: (left to right) Eowyn (owner: Harvey Sanderson), Katrina (owner: Loren Marino), Game Changer (owner: Richard Moore), Alma (owner: Jose Barrera), Myles (owner: Barbara Kennedy), and Hoss (owner: Paula Lacker). 960 1280

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Bubba, an Australian shepherd, arrives at the Hotel Pennsylvania in NYC after an 8-hour drive from Jamestown, NY, in advance of the 2013 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. 960 1280

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Arriving by car from Pennsylvania, French bulldog Glamour (bottom) gets ready for her first competition at the 2013 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. 960 1280

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Romeo, a 21-month-old German pincher from California arrived on a red-eye Friday morning before the blizzard hit New York City for his first appearance at the Westminster Dog Show. 960 1280

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Three-year-old American Eskimo Tuiyok gets a bath in the spa at the Roosevelt Hotel in advance of his second appearance at the Westminster Dog Show. 960 1280

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Australian shepherd Brodie stretches his legs after an 8 1/2-hour car ride from Jamestown, NY. 960 1280

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Three-and-a-half-year-old miniature poodle Sharona gets trimmed and groomed before her big appearance on Monday. 960 1280

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Duck tolling retriever Cruiser and golden retriever Oz take a stroll in New York City with handler Kristin. 960 1280

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Owner Shirley unloads her Spinoni Italiano after a long drive from Florida to New York City. 960 1280

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Emmy stands in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel with her sheltie Amber; they're the only competitors from Alaska and managed to make it to New York City after 3 flight cancellations due to winter storm Nemo. 960 1280

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Tashi, an 8-year-old Tibetan terrier scopes out the activity in the lobby with owner Joyce. 960 1280

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London, a standard poodle, keeps calm during a 2 1/2-hour grooming session. 960 1280

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Chinese crested Buster waits in the lobby before his first appearance at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. 960 1280

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Springer spaniel Patron flew in from San Diego for this competition. 960 1280

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Clumber spaniel Brodie awaits grooming after a bath in the dog spa. 960 1280

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After a 24-hour train ride from Alabama, Bernese mountain dog Amador Lovita is tuckered out. 960 1280

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Clumber spaniel Freddie is so fresh and clean after a bath in the dog spa. 960 1280

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Dalmation Lindsey and owner Liz have no complaints after flying Delta in from Tacoma, WA, to New York City for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. 960 1280

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A very fluffy keeshond at the end of a long grooming session. 960 1280

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An English toy spaniel arrives by car service to Pier 92 for group judging at the Westminster Dog Show. 960 1280

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An obedient Italian greyhound during the group judging session at Pier 92 in New York City. 960 1280

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Old English sheepdog sisters Noni and Eva stay out of the rain while waiting for the shuttle bus to take them to Pier 92 for the Westminster Dog Show. 960 1280

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A 15-month-old pug from New Hampshire named “Moves Like Jagger” is exhausted after his morning group judging session. 960 1280

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Eli, a long-coat chihuahua, gets groomed in advance of judging. 960 1280

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A group of toy Manchester terriers during their judging at the Westminster Dog Show. 960 1280

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Shih Tzu Olivia flew in all the way from Hawaii for her appearance at the dog show. 960 1280

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A borzoi arrives in luxury for the Westminster Dog Show. 960 1280

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A standard poodle gets some final primping before the group judging event. 960 1280

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David Frei, the Westminster Kennel Club’s director of communications, leads Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound and reigning Best in Show champion, across 7th Avenue at 31st Street, followed by 5 new breeds allowed to enter this year’s dog show. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Hoss, an Entlebucher Mountain Dog, poses for the press with owner Paula Lacker. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

A close-up of Hickory, 2011’s Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show (owners: Scott and Cecilia Dove). 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Proud owner, Jose Barrera, holds up Alma Duce, a Xoloitzcuintli (show-lo-itz-quint-ly), for the cameras. Alma only traveled 5 blocks south for the shoot. She wears a handmade jade collar from her owner, a jeweler to the stars. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Hoss, pictured, traveled all the way from Cincinnati for the press conference, the farthest of all the dogs. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Katrina, a Cesky Terrier, looks up at owner Loren Marino during the press conference that followed the 7th Avenue walk. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Eowyn, a Norwegian Lundehund, gets up close and personal. She traveled with her owner from Syracuse, NY, for the walk. 960 1280

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Owner Harvey Sanderson holds up Eowyn's paw for the camera. Norwegian Lundehunds are known for their 5-fingered paws, which make them excellent mountain climbers. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Katrina, a Cesky Terrier, poses for the cameras. She traveled with her owner from Manchester, NJ. 960 1280

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Myles, a Finnish Lapphund, arrived from the Bronx with excited owner Barbara Kennedy. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

Game Changer, an American English Coonhound, traveled with owner Richard Moore, from Jamaica Estates in the NYC borough of Queens. 960 1280

Elizabeth Fraser  

All 6 new breeds stand together: (left to right) Eowyn (owner: Harvey Sanderson), Katrina (owner: Loren Marino), Game Changer (owner: Richard Moore), Alma (owner: Jose Barrera), Myles (owner: Barbara Kennedy), and Hoss (owner: Paula Lacker). 960 1280

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