Best in Show: Westminster Kennel Club (36 images)


The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is considered to be the most prestigious dog show in the world, a two day event comprising competitions in all 179 breeds of dog recognized by the American Kennel Club. It is also the second oldest continuously run sporting event in the United States (after the Kentucky Derby), having taken place annually since 1875.

The competition is a conformation dog show, meaning that the dogs are judged by how close they match the published ideal...
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