Canines Show Off at Westminster Dog Show

Many dogs faced off in the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show, including seven new dog breeds, but one pup surpassed them all: C.J., a German Short Haired Pointer, won Best in Show, the top honor. The event marked the 140th annual show.

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C.J., a German Short Haired Pointer, wins Best in Show on the second day of the 140th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 16, 2016 in New York City. The "Best in Show" award is the top honor in the annual competition.
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Two handlers ready their Great Dane on the sidelines before competition on the second day of the 140th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 2016 in New York City.
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A Mastiff gets its picture taken in the grooming area on the second day of the 140th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 2016 in New York City.
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A group of Great Danes compete on the second day of the 140th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show on February 16, 2016 in New York City.
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Viggo, a Bergamasco, who was named best of breed in the first round during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show, sits at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City. This kind of sheep dog was one of seven new breeds introduced to the competition this year.
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A Pembroke Welsh Corgi runs the agility course during the 3rd Annual Masters Agility Championship on February 13, 2016 in New York, at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A Lowchen attends the AKC Meet The Breeds event on February 13, 2016 in New York at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A man sits with his dog after competition during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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Standard Poodles competes during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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Dogs compete in the obedience competition line up for judges during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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The Berger Picard competes as a new breed during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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A woman sits with her Yorkshire Terrier during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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The annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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A Standard Poodle competes during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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A woman sits with her Yorkshire Terrier during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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A Coton De Tulear runs the agility course during the 3rd Annual Masters Agility Championship on February 13, 2016 in New York, at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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An owner looks at her Standard Poodle during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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A woman wears a jacket emblazoned with the image an Old English Sheepdog during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2016 in New York City.
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A Brussels Griffon runs the agility course during the 3rd Annual Masters Agility Championship on February 13, 2016 in New York, at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Dogs entered in the agility demonstrate skills required in the challenging obstacles that they will need to negotiate.
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Valerie Nunes-Atkinson reacts after CJ, a German shorthaired pointer, won best in show at the 140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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