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Champion canines at annual dog show

Champion dogs of all shapes and sizes have taken part of the annual Westminster Dog Show in New York City. The event exhibits the best show dogs from around the world, who compete for much sought-after grand prizes.

Champion canines at annual dog show
Flessner's International S'cess, a bloodhound, competes during the Westminster Dog Show on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
Armani, a Mexican hairless dog, waits to compete in the Westminster Dog Show on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
Dogs in the Hound division compete during the Westminster Dog Show on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
Dogs and handlers in the Hound division wait to compete in the Westminster Dog Show on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
Handlers and dogs in the Teacup division, compete in the Westminster Dog Show on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
A dog in the Teacup division is prepared to compete in the Westminster Dog Show on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
Kuriann Of First Avenue, an Irish wolfhound, competes during the Westminster Dog Show on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
A woman keeps her dog's comb under her belt while competing in the 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at the Piers 92/94 on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
Old English Sheep Dogs compete in the 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at the Piers 92/94 on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
A keeshond competes in the 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at the Piers 92/94 on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
A boxer named 'Hunter' has his ears shaved by Brooke Moyer during the 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at the Piers 92/94 on February 10, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show showcases the best dogs from around world for the next two days in New York. (Getty Images)
Champion canines at annual dog show
Karen Stephens and her French Bulldog in the benching area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City for the first day of competition at the 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 10, 2014. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a two-day, all-breed benched show that takes place at both Pier 92 and 94 and at Madison Square Garden in New York City . (AFP/Getty Images)