30 Pictures Of Dogs Prancing Around At The 138th Westminster Kennel Club

This year Sky, a wire fox terrier, took home best in show, but all of these dogs are winners in our hearts.

1. This year the majestic Sky took home best in show.

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2. She succeeds Banana Joe, an affenpinscher, who won best in show, during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in 2013.

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3. Nearly 3,000 dogs and their handlers attended this year’s competition in New York at Madison Square Garden, which chooses winners from seven groups to determine the best in show.

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4. Here is Sky competing in the terrier group, which she also won.

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5. Sky beat out this bull terrier to win the terrier group.

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6. And this American Staffordshire terrier.

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7. Here is Joey, who is also a wire fox terrier, getting his chin brushed before the terrier competition. Joey also lost to Sky.

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8. Here is Bruce Schwartz judging the terrier group while wearing an amazing terrier tuxedo belt.

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9. Here is a border terrier jumping as she competes in the terrier group.

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10. The stunning Papparazzi, a neapolitan mastiff, runs through the ring by his handler as he competes in the working group.

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11. Here is another view of Papparazzi making his run.

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12. This superb komondor competed in the working group too.

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13. Here is an adorable Alaskan malamute competing in the working group.

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14. But there could be only one winner of the working group competition.

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15. Matisse, a Portuguese water dog, won the working group.

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16. Here, Thrilling Seduction, a black cocker spaniel, is pulled by the ear by its handler as it runs through the ring in competition in the sporting group.

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17. Riley, an Irish water spaniel, won the sporting group.

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18. An Irish Wolfhound is examined during the hound group.

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19. Here, an Afghan hound competes during the hound group.

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20. But Nathan, a bloodhound, beat out the rest to win the hound group.

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21. This old English sheepdog competed with other dogs in the herding group.

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22. Here, a Shetland sheepdog is judged during competition for the herding group.

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23. Here is Coco Posh, a Cardigan Welsh Corgi, posing for a picture after winning the herding group.

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24. Here, a pug competes with other dogs in the toy group.

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25. But there was a clear winner of the toy group.

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26. Classie, a miniature pinscher, exits the ring after winning the toy group.

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27. Here, a judge examines the non-sporting group.

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28. This French bulldog was one of the competitors in the non-sporting group.

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29. But Ally, a standard poodle, won the non-sporting group.

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30. And you can probably see why.

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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post misstated what group the Shetland Sheepdog competed in. (2/11/14)

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