Westminster Dog Show

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Ernesto Lara celebrates with Banana Joe, an affenpinscher, who won Best in Show, during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Handler Ernesto Lara poses for photographers with Banana Joe, an affenpinscher who won best in show during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP PhotoMary Altaffer)
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Banana Joe, an Affenpinscher and winner of the toy group, is shown by Ernesto Lara during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Banana Joe, an affenpinscher won best in show at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Oakley, a German wirehaired pointer and winner of the Sporting group, is shown during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Adam, a smooth fox terrier and winner of the terrier group, is shown during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP PhotoFrank Franklin II)
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Swagger, an Old English Sheep Dog, is posed for photographs after winning the herding group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Jewel, an American Foxound, is shown with the hound group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Jewel won the group and advanced to the Best in Show round. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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An otter hound competes with the Hound group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Oakley, a German wirehaired pointer and winner of the Sporting group, is posed for photographs during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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A petite basset competes with the Hound group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Aristocrat, a St. Bernard, attends a news conference about the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Matisse, a Portuguese water dog and winner of the working group is shown during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Fiona, a 2-year-old Red Dilute Brush Coat, waits in the benching area before competing in the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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A Smooth Coat Chihuahua looks up at it's handler while being displayed in the ring during competition at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Yorkshire Terrier are shown in the ring during competition at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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A rough collie waits to compete in the herding group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Linda Scott, of Odessa, Texax, grooms Pink, a 2 year-year-old English bulldog during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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A Bichon Frise rests before competing in the The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Michelle Ridenour, of Novi, Michigan, grooms Tigger, a 3-year-old Pomeranian, during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP PhotoMary Altaffer)
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Craig Garcia grooms Fire, a 2-year-old Shih Tzu from Cape Town, South Africa, during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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A Pembroke Welsch Corgi is judged with the herding group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Mac, an Australian Terrier from Sarasota, Fla., runs on a treadmill in a doggie spa inside the Hotel Pennsylvania, in New York. The hotel is located across the street from Madison Square Garden, home of the Westminster Dog Show. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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Caroll Geiser, of Rochester, N.Y., grooms Eva, a 3-year-old Old English Sheep dog, during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Phil Schafmayer, prepares Rider, an Afghan Hound, before competing in the The Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Gustavo Jimenez grooms 3-year-old Clumber Spaniel Seymor during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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A pair of Neopolitan Bull Mastifs named Paparazzi and Ruben ride the elevator with their owners after checking into the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York ahead of the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

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