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Photos from the 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Thousands of dogs competed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Tarrytown, N.Y. In the final competition, a bloodhound named Trumpet bested six other finalists to snare the most coveted prize, Best in Show.

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June 22

Handlers pose Giant Schnauzer dogs during the breed judging competition.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 22

A handler runs a golden retriever.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 22

Participants prepare to compete in the Sporting Group.

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June 22

A handler runs a clumber spaniel in the ring during judging in the Sporting Group.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 22

An Irish setter is combed as it prepares to compete in the Sporting Group.

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June 22

An Irish setter competes.

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June 22

Dogues de Bordeaux.

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June 22

Erin Bernecker takes a lap with her Lowchen after winning the Junior Showmanship competition.

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June 22

A Skye terrier is posed by his handler during judging.

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June 22

A Bedlington terrier competes.

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June 22

A Wire Fox terrier is run in the ring during judging.

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June 22

A Dandie Dinmont terrier is looked over by a judge.

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June 22

A handler celebrates with MM, a Lakeland terrier, after winning the group prize.

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June 22

A Leonberger comes out for the Working Group competition,.

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June 22

A Komondor competes in the Working Group.

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June 22

A parti-color cocker spaniel competes in the Sporting Group.

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June 22

Trumpet, winner of Best in Show.

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June 22

Trumpet poses for photographs after the victory.

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June 22

Trumpet and his handler, Heather Helmer, pose after winning the top prize.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 21

Young Choi grooms her standard poodle during breed judging.

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June 21

Jinx, a Chinese crested dog, gets ready before breed judging.

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Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

June 21

Chihuahuas pose in the Marc Jacobs booth during breed judging.

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June 21

Natasha Cooper with her pug.

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June 21

Brother and sister pugs Missy, left, and Dashiell.

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June 21

Bulldogs in the ring during breed judging.

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June 21

Chihuahuas compete in the toy, terrier and non-sporting dogs event.

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June 21

A Pekingese runs the ring.

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Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

June 21

A Chihuahua during breed judging.

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June 21

A Russell terrier during breed judging.

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June 21

Bichon frises are posed by handlers in the ring.

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Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

June 21

Wild Horses, a Boston terrier, after winning Best in Breed.

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Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

June 20

Handler Sarah Tighe washes Trumpet, the Best in Show bloodhound from Illinois, ahead of breed judging.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 20

A woman greets Glace, a borzoi, in the benching area.

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Miker Segar/Reuters

June 20

Pucker, a petit basset griffon Vendéen, cools off while waiting to compete.

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Mary Altaffer/AP

June 20

An Old English sheepdog in the benching area during breed judging.

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June 20

Irikin, a basset hound, stands with his owners.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 20

Spectators watch Scottish deerhounds compete.

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Mary Altaffer/AP

June 20

A handler brushes his beagle’s tail before competing.

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Mary Altaffer/AP

June 20

Thirteen-inch beagles are held by handlers in the ring during breed judging.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 20

Handler Claudio Cruz embraces Ethan, a basset hound, after winning the Best of Breed competition.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 20

Gyula, a 9-year old puli, peeks through handler Stacy Czekaj’s legs as they wait to compete.

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Mary Altaffer/AP

June 20

An Ibizan hound during breed judging.

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June 20

A German shepherd during breed judging.

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June 20

A pumi named Fig jumps to handler Maggie Lundquist during breed judging.

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June 20

A handler shows a pumi to a judge during breed judging.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

June 20

Bloodhounds and spectators.

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June 20

Handler Willi Santiago and Afghan hound Saida wait to compete.

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June 20

A Canaan dog named Avi gives a high five after winning Best of Breed.

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June 18

A golden retriever jumps during the Masters Agility Championship.

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June 18

The Masters Agility Championship.

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