Siba, a standard poodle, took home top honors at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
A cocker spaniel relaxes backstage.
Daniel the golden retriever, a crowd favorite, runs with his handler after winning the sporting group on February 11.
A handler fluffs a poodle’s tail. The show brought more than 200 breeds to New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Dogs compete in the working group on February 11.
A junior competitor prepares backstage.
Two Yorkshire terriers are groomed on Monday, February 10.
A group of bichon frise competes on February 10.
A Chinese crested dog waits in a holding area.
A dog is primped before participating in the show.
A toy poodle is groomed before competition.
A Bergamasco shepherd competes on February 10.
A standard poodle waits to participate.
Westminster is a benched dog show, which means that when the dogs are not being judged they are in an assigned area for fans to visit them.
A poodle during the judging phase on February 10.
Two puli dogs get ready backstage.
Shih Tzu dogs are judged on February 10.
A pug waits on the sidelines on February 10.
A rough collie competes on Sunday, February 9.
A bichon frise is groomed on February 10.
A woman holds a French bulldog.
There is a Best in Show category, but trophies can also be won for various dog groups.
A dog is groomed on February 10.
An Old English sheepdog is seen during breed judging on February 9.
A dog is prepared on February 10.
A bearded collie is seen during breed judging on February 9.
Dogs are groomed on February 10.
A Spanish water dog is judged on February 10.
A dog is prepared backstage.
A Maltese is groomed in the benching area.
Source : CNN