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Top dogs crowned at Westminster dog show

The 142nd Westminster Kennel Club show attracted 2,882 entries in 202 breeds and varieties. Flynn the bichon frise won best in show.

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"Champion Haystacks Montgomery Spartan General," an Old English sheepdog, is groomed for competition as a woman gets a haircut during the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Feb. 12, 2018.

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A Maltese waits in the benching area on Feb. 12.

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Handler Diego Garcia nuzzles his Pomeranian while waiting in the benching area on Feb. 12.

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A couple of bichon frises are groomed backstage on Feb. 12.

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A standard poodle waits on a purple pillow on Feb. 12.

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Amie McLaughlin waits with her Chinese Crested and Norwegian Buhund in the benching area on Feb. 12.

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Jambo, a briard, is groomed on Feb. 12.

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Divin, left, and Anya, both Afghan hounds, wait backstage on Feb. 12.

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A standard poodle waits in the benching area on Feb. 12.

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Beagles are carried to the judging ring on Feb. 12.

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Candace Chien plays with a chow chow on Feb. 12.

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A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship on Feb. 10.

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An Afghan hound competes in the show on Feb. 12.

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A wirehaired vizsla's teeth are examined on Feb. 13.

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A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship on Feb. 10.

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Fans cheer during judging for the Sporting Group on Feb. 13.

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Tommee, a golden retriever, competes in the Masters Agility Championship on Feb. 10.

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Handler Esteban Farias hugs Biggie, a pug, after he won the Toy group competition on Feb. 12.

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A Neapolitan mastiff waits during judging on Feb. 13.

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 Lars, a Chinese Crested Powderpuff, performs during an obedience demonstration on Feb. 12.

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Striker, an ASCOB (Any Solid Color Other than Black) cocker spaniel, competes in the sporting group on Feb. 13.

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An owner nuzzles his wirehaired vizsla on Feb. 13.

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Best in Show winner Flynn, a bichon frise, poses for photos on Feb. 13.

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Handler Bill McFadden and Flynn pose for photographers on Feb. 13.

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Two Irish wolfhounds sleep in the grooming area on Feb. 12.

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