2011 Westminster Dog Show
The 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden kicked off on Monday with breeds ranging from a basset hound to a lhaso apso. Scottish deerhound Hickory poses for photographers after winning best in show on Tuesday night.
Scottish deerhound Hickory poses for photographers after winning best in show.
Shiba Inu Champion Taichung Kokoro of Niji, also known as Mr. Miyagi.
Standard Poodle Champion Desert Turquise Elijah, also know as Eli, from Gloucester, MA.
Nicole, a Basset Hound from Chehalis, Washington
A Dalmatian named Mia heads to Madison Square Garden the day before the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Maxxim, a beagle, rests backstage during the first day of the Westminster Dog Show.
Standard Poodle Grand Champion Longleat Black No Sugar with agent Michael Pawasarat.
Madison Square Garden during Best of Breed Competition at the 135th Westminster Dog Show.
(L-R) Champion Summerloves Way Too Cool, also known as Richie, with his father, Grand Champion Sunburst One Cool Dude, also known as Fonzie.
Keeshonden Champion Athena Hornblower Gabriel, also known as Gabe from Elberon, NJ.
Irish Wolfhounds during Best of Breed Competition.
15 inch Beagle, Grand Champion Torquay Midnight Confession, also known as Lola, with handler Marcelo Chagas during Best of Breed Competition. Lola won Best of Breed.
Polish Lowland Sheepdog Champion Ciacho Dziechcinek.
Yorkshire Terrier Champion Groveshire's New Sensation, also known as Morgan, from Newfoundland, Canada.
Long Coat Chihuahuas Champion Rafina Tell Tale Heart with Agent Michelle Queen during Best of Breed Competition.
Belgian Tervuren Champion Ember Glo's Just Me At Bouvieracres during Best of Breed Competition.
Icelandic Sheepdog Champion Isi Kaffisukkolathi, also known as Kaffi. The breed is new to Westminster this year.
Old English Sheepdog Grand Champion Barkshire's Nick of Time. This 6 year old from Tehachapi, CA gets brushed by owner Christine Pesche in preparation for Best of Breed Competition. He has competed four times and won everything except Best in Show.
Standard Poodle Champion Tuelz Temptation CD from Pennsylvania gets groomed for Best of Breed Competition.
Bichons Frises Champion Whitebreds Kissed by the Moonlight with handler Clifford W. Steele during Best of Breed Competition.
German Shepherd Champion Breezewood's Genuine Damascus Steele before the Best of Breed Competition.
German Shepherd Grand Champion Enchanted's American Thunder during Best of Breed Competition.
Yorkshire Terrier Grand Champion Nicnak's Aftershock, a 3 year old from Virginia, gets her hair wrapped after Best of Breed competition by handler Dawn Kelly. Wrapping the hair protects it when not in competition.
Keeshonden Grand Champion Daimler's Caviar Dreams, also known as Parker, prepares for Best of Breed Competition.
Beagle Champion Aladars Just Command'N, also known as Sherman, a 5 year old from Kansas City, MO , prepares for competition in the Junior Showmanship.
Borzois Champion Anotak Luxor from Cleveland, OH.
American Eskimo Grand Champion Wachusett's A Beautiful Heaven, also known as NevaeH, gets ready to enter the ring for Best of Breed Competition.
Boston Terrier Grand Champion Sunwoods Grandma's Love, also known as Gertie, after competing in the Best in Breed Competition.
Shiba Inu Champion Dragon House That Jones Girl! yawns before Best of Breeds Competition.
Old English Sheepdog Grand Champion Lambluv Gambolon Blue Thunder with handler after Best of Breed Competition.
Grand Champion Celebratia Vintageeightyfour, Briard number 19 in Ring 3, won Best in Breed.
Whippet named Kate competing in Junior Showmanship.
Basset Hound Grand Champion Splash's Professor.
Afghan Hound Grand Champion Thaon's Mowgli.
Long Haired Dachshund Champion Hundlelben Queen's Armada SL with Owner Carlos J. Puig.
Ibizan Hound Grand Champion Harehill's Ace in the Hole with agent Linda Mattson.
Otterhound Champion Scentasia's Shake Rattle N Roll.
Dressed in a zoot suit, Bandit Rubio, a Chihuahua, is held by his owner Anthony Rubio as they wait to take part in the Pre-Westminster Fashion Show.
Field Spaniel Champion Nautica's Got Game, also known as Spencer, preparing for the Junior Showmanship Finals.
Bullmastiff Champion Bandog's Brutus II Of Raven, from Long Island, in the Ready Room.