Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 2021, Day I

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The Super Bowl of dog shows

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The Westminster Kennel Club Dog show usually takes place at Madison Square Garden in February. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the legendary event to June and it is taking place over the weekend in Tarrytown, NY. A look at some of the finest canines in the land.

Time to chill

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Turtle, a Tibetan terrier, rests in the staging area of the judging tent.

The Captain

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Captain, a French bulldog, is pet by his handler while participating in breed judging.

Sweet Venom

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Venom, a Chinese crested dog, participates in breed judging.

The perfect Remedy

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Remedy, a briard, is groomed in the entrant's preparation lot before judging.

Pick a pug

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The pug group is judged outside at the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

The bearded bunch

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Bearded Collies line up in the judging area.

Pretty Poodle

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A Poodle in the judging area at the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Shaggy

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A Bergamasco Sheepdog in the benching area.

A great look

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Bulldogs line-up in the Judging Area.

Chow Chow and how

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A Chow Chow in the benching area.

Simply Golden

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A Carin Terrier and Golden Retriever in the benching area. Spectators are not allowed this year, apart from dog owners and handlers, because of safety protocols due to COVID-19.

Find my face!

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Pink the Cocker Spaniel during the 8th Annual Masters Agility Championship.

Striding out

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A Chinese Crested dog in the judging area.

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