Malachy, a Pekingese, sits in the trophy after being named best in show at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show Feb. 14 in New York.
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David Fitzpatrick holds a ribbon after Malachy, a Pekingese, was awarded best in show.
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Chelsey, a Kerry blue terrier, jumps after being named winner of the terrier group.
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Adam Bernardin reacts as Shadagee Caught Red Handed, an Irish setter, is declared the Best of Sporting Group.
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Ania Gabrielle Kelly smiles with her dog Winfree's Do You Believe in Magic after winning Best Junior.
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Debbie Parsons and Brad Slayton kiss their dog, a Tibetan mastiff named Major, after they were married at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Feb. 14. Best man Tony Carter looks on at right. Carter is Major's handler and Major won Best in Breed this year at the dog show.
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A Pekingese named Malachy walks across the floor during the judging of the toy group on Feb. 13. Malachy went on to win the group.
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Handler Cheri Koppenhaver (r.) reacts after judge Patricia Laurans (l.) declared Cinders, a wirehaired dachshund, the winner of the hound group on Feb. 13.
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A German shepard named Cappy competes on Feb. 13. Cappy went on to win the herding group.
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A Dalmatian named Ian, with his handler Michael Scott, competes in the non-sporting group, which he won, on Feb. 13.
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Bulldogs stand in the ring during competition on Feb. 13.
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Dottie, a maltese owned by Beverly Quilliam and Wayne Baker of West Chester, Pa., is groomed by Luke Ehricht of Toledo, Ohio, Feb. 13.
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Owner and handler Anna Carlsson, of Sweden, kisses her Chinese Crested dog named Prefix while grooming on Feb. 13.
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Phil, a Bichons Frises, waits for competition on Feb. 13.
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Porter, a French Bulldog, stands on a grooming table, Feb. 13.
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Sophie, a Standard Poodle, is groomed before her showing on Feb. 13.
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Caleb, a Bulldog from New York City, cools off next to a fan as he waits next to the ring for his competition on Feb. 13.
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Susan Giles from Virginia and her dog James Bond, a Lhasa Apso, sit ringside as Dalmatians are judged before their turn to compete on Feb. 13. James Bond later won Best in Breed.
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A Xoloitzcuintli breed is displayed during competition on Feb. 13. The Xoloitzcuintli was one of six new breeds competing in the Westminster show for the first time.
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A Miniature Poodle is shown during competition on Feb. 13.
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Ibizan Hounds are shown in the ring on Feb. 13.
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Keith Paladino of Lodi, N.J., second from left, works with a 15-inch Beagle as they line up in the ring for competition on Feb. 13.
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Dalmatians stand in the ring with handlers during competition on Feb. 13.