The battle for top dog in New York

Photos from the 2013 Westminster Dog Show

Meet Fiona, a two-year-old Red Dilute Brush Coat, waiting in the benching area before competing in the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show on Feb. 11, 2013, in New York. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

Here’s Caroll Geiser of Rochester, N.Y. grooming Eva, a three-year-old Old English Sheep dog. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

That’s three-year-old Clumber Spaniel Seymor being groomed by Gustavo Jimenez. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

Craig Garcia grooms, wait for it, Fire, a two-year-old Shih Tzu from Cape Town, South Africa. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

Michelle Ridenour of Novi, Michigan grooms Tigger, a three-year-old Pomeranian who is hard to look at without smiling. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

A Miniature Schnauzer named “Mocha” sits in a baby carriage while waiting in the lobby at the Hotel Pennsylvania across from Madison Square Garden, home to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. (Kathy Willens/AP)

And here is the 2012 Westminster Kennel Club dog show best in show winner, Malachy, a Pekingese. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

Curt Willis goes nose-to-nose with his Treeing Walker Coonhound, one of two breeds competing for the first time this year in the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, during a news conference before the competition. (Seth Wenig/AP)

Russell Terriers, the other breed competing for the first time this year in the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, look, well, adorable. (Seth Wenig/AP)




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