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In pictures: Puppy prima donnas at the Westminster Kennel show

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Teddy, a 4-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, has his ears wrapped during 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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A Chinese Crested, Gingery's Fuchsia, sits on her cage in the staging area at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013. More than 2,700 prized dogs will be on display at the annual canine competition. Two new breeds, the Russell terrier and the Treeing Walker coonhound, will be introduced in the contest.

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A woman uses hair spray to adjust the hair of a Shih Tzu in the staging area at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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Handlers line up Old English Sheepdogs while competing at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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A Standard Poodle is judged during competition in the Non-Sporting Group at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 11, 2013.

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Judge David Alexander inspects a Russell terrier during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 12, 2013.

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Sue Sobel holds up Maddy, a Russell terrier who won the Winners Bitch during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 12, 2013.

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A man grooms a dog during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 12, 2013.

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Swagger, an Old English Sheep Dog, is posed for photographs after winning the hearding group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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A pair of West Highland White Terriers sit on their grooming tables before they compete at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 12, 2013.

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A Skye Terrier is judged during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 12, 2013.

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A Pomeranian is carried by its handler to be judged during competition in the Toy Group at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 11, 2013.

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A judge and handler feel the musculature of an English Bulldog during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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A groomer cuts hair around the paws of a Pomeranian in the staging area at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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A woman kisses a Beagle after judging at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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Fiona, a 2-year-old Red Dilute Brush Coat, waits in the benching area before competing in the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in New York.

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Treeing Walker Coonhounds line up during the breed's first Best of Breed competition at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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Bella, a 16-month-old Boston terrier, sits on the lap of her owner Parry Sulzberger during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 11, 2013.

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