Westminster Dog Show

Highlights from the Westminster Kennel Club 137th Annual Dog Show in New York City.

Ernesto Lara runs with Banana Joe, an affenpinscher, who won best in show during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Ernesto Lara runs with Banana Joe, an affenpinscher, who won best in show during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Ernesto Lara runs with Banana Joe, an affenpinscher, who won best in show during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Jewel, an American Foxhound and winner of the hound group, leaves the competition area during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Jewel, an American Foxhound and winner of the hound group, leaves the competition area during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Jewel, an American Foxhound and winner of the hound group, leaves the competition area during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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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. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Memo, a Labrador retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Memo, a Labrador retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Memo, a Labrador retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, a Norwegian lundehund competes in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show the Norwegian lundehund to be the rarest breed on the list, while Labrador retrievers remain the country's most popular purebred dogs for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, a Norwegian lundehund competes in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show the Norwegian lundehund to be the rarest breed on the list, while Labrador retrievers remain the country's most popular purebred dogs for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, a Norwegian lundehund competes in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show the Norwegian lundehund to be the rarest breed on the list, while Labrador retrievers remain the country's most popular purebred dogs for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a French bulldog competes at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York. The French bulldog has bolted from 76th to fourth in just 20 years. It previously peaked at sixth in the 1910s and again in 2015-2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a French bulldog competes at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York. The French bulldog has bolted from 76th to fourth in just 20 years. It previously peaked at sixth in the 1910s and again in 2015-2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a French bulldog competes at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York. The French bulldog has bolted from 76th to fourth in just 20 years. It previously peaked at sixth in the 1910s and again in 2015-2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
FILE -- German shorthaired pointers wait to enter the ring during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. American Kennel Club rankings show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. The bulldog ranks fifth. Sixth through 10th are the beagle, the poodle, the Rottweiler, the Yorkshire terrier and the German shorthaired pointer, which cracked the top 10 for the first time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
FILE -- German shorthaired pointers wait to enter the ring during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. American Kennel Club rankings show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. The bulldog ranks fifth. Sixth through 10th are the beagle, the poodle, the Rottweiler, the Yorkshire terrier and the German shorthaired pointer, which cracked the top 10 for the first time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
FILE -- German shorthaired pointers wait to enter the ring during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. American Kennel Club rankings show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. The bulldog ranks fifth. Sixth through 10th are the beagle, the poodle, the Rottweiler, the Yorkshire terrier and the German shorthaired pointer, which cracked the top 10 for the first time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
<p> FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a French bulldog competes at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York. The French bulldog has bolted from 76th to fourth in just 20 years. It previously peaked at sixth in the 1910s and again in 2015-2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) </p>
Labs still lead but French bulldogs leap in popularity in US

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a French bulldog competes at the Westminster Kennel Club show in New York. The French bulldog has bolted from 76th to fourth in just 20 years. It previously peaked at sixth in the 1910s and again in 2015-2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Riese, a golden retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show goldens are the third most popular purebred dog. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Riese, a golden retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show goldens are the third most popular purebred dog. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Riese, a golden retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show goldens are the third most popular purebred dog. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Nick, a Siberian husky, competes in the working group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show huskies have gained in popularity in the last decade. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Nick, a Siberian husky, competes in the working group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show huskies have gained in popularity in the last decade. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Nick, a Siberian husky, competes in the working group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show huskies have gained in popularity in the last decade. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Chester, a 13-inch beagle, competes in the Hound group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show beagles are the sixth most popular breed on the list, and are the only breed that made the top ten for every decade since the 1880s. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Chester, a 13-inch beagle, competes in the Hound group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show beagles are the sixth most popular breed on the list, and are the only breed that made the top ten for every decade since the 1880s. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Chester, a 13-inch beagle, competes in the Hound group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show beagles are the sixth most popular breed on the list, and are the only breed that made the top ten for every decade since the 1880s. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Nick, an Australian shepherd, competes during the herding group competition during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show Aussies have gained in popularity in the last decade. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Nick, an Australian shepherd, competes during the herding group competition during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show Aussies have gained in popularity in the last decade. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Nick, an Australian shepherd, competes during the herding group competition during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show Aussies have gained in popularity in the last decade. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, a Norwegian lundehund competes in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show the Norwegian lundehund to be the rarest breed on the list, while Labrador retrievers remain the country&#39;s most popular purebred dogs for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, a Norwegian lundehund competes in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show the Norwegian lundehund to be the rarest breed on the list, while Labrador retrievers remain the country's most popular purebred dogs for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, a Norwegian lundehund competes in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings released in 2018 show the Norwegian lundehund to be the rarest breed on the list, while Labrador retrievers remain the country's most popular purebred dogs for a 27th year. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Riese, a golden retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings show Labs remain the country&#39;s most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. But Frenchies hit a highest-ever No. 4, and German shorthaired pointers cracked the top 10 for the first time. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Riese, a golden retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. But Frenchies hit a highest-ever No. 4, and German shorthaired pointers cracked the top 10 for the first time. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Riese, a golden retriever, competes in the sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. American Kennel Club rankings show Labs remain the country's most popular purebred dog for a 27th year. But Frenchies hit a highest-ever No. 4, and German shorthaired pointers cracked the top 10 for the first time. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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