Co-owner and handler David Fitzpatrick holds Malachy, a Pekingese, after winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in New York.
136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Great Dane, Lobato's JitterBug Man is led for judging during the dog show. About 2,500 dogs competed in the annual event.
Doberman Pinscher Grand Champion Protocal's Veni Vidi Vici, right, wins the Working Group on Feb. 14.
Adam Bernardin reacts as Shadagee Caught Red Handed, an Irish setter, is declared the Best of Sporting Group, Feb. 14.
Ania Gabrielle Kelly smiles with her dog Winfree's Do You Believe in Magic after winning Best Junior on Tuesday.
Handler Tim Terella of Fairview, Pa., runs in the ring with Winnie, a Siberian husky on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Winnie received an award of merit in the competition.
Michelle Paulin and Storm,a Dogue de Bordeaux, wait in the judging ring Feb. 14.
A young girl watches judging during judging Feb. 14.
A Komondorok competes in the judging ring on Feb. 14.
Mellisa Foehkolb and Roy, a German wirehaired pointer, wait to go in the judging ring Feb. 14.
Champion Sandale-Paj Captain Barbosa, a Great Dane, rests at the show Feb. 14.
Debbie Parsons, left, and Brad Slayton kiss their dog, a Tibetan mastiff named Major, after they were married at the dog show. Best man Tony Carter looks on at right. Carter is Major's handler, and Major won best in breed Feb. 14.
Mastiffs compete in the best in breed category on Feb. 14.
A handler holds down the tail of a Portuguese water dog in the judging ring on Feb. 14.
A golden retriever stands during the "Best in Breed" category on Feb. 14.
A golden retriever and handler in the judging ring on Feb. 14.
CJ, a Newfoundland, sits in the backstage area on Feb. 14.
Handler Cheri Koppenhaver, right, reacts after judge Patricia Laurans, left, declared Cinders, a Wirehaired Dachshund, the winner of the hound group on Monday, Feb. 13.
Martha Stewart sits with her dog Genghis Khan II, a chow chow, before competing on Feb. 13.
Juniors leave Ring 6 after competing in the Junior Showmanship Preliminaries on Feb. 13.
Ibizan hounds are shown the ring on Feb. 13.
A French bulldog is seen inside its cage on Feb.13.
De Angelo, left, Allan Waterman, center, and Allie Cowie prepare Tiny, a standard poodle, for judging on Feb. 13.
Tahoe, an Old English sheepdog, stands in the grooming area before his competition on Feb. 13.
A cavalier King Charles spaniel is groomed in the staging area on Feb. 13.
A Briard gets groomed in the staging area on Feb. 13.
Beagles Dutch and Daltry play in the benching and grooming area on Feb. 13.
Clara, a Chinese crested, waits in the staging area on Feb. 13.
A handler shows a Rhodesian ridgeback on Feb. 13.
Stewart, a Yorkshire terrier, rests in his room at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel on Sunday, Feb. 12.
Major, a Tibetan mastiff, waits to check in at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel on Feb. 12.
A Chihuahua waits to get into its room on Feb. 12.
Moses, a Dogue de Bordeaux, arrives at the Hotel Pennsylvania on Feb. 12.
A toy poodle uses the indoor bathroom area at the Hotel Pennsylvania on Feb. 12.