Westminster Dog Show 2013

The top dogs strut their stuff at the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. From Tibetan terriers to springer spaniels, more than 2,700 dogs compete for the title, “Best in Show.”
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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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

A borzoi arrives in luxury for the Westminster Dog Show.

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

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