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2011 Westminster Dog Show Winners and Behind-the-Scenes Pics

Feb 18 2011 - 8:33am

In case you missed it, the Westminster Dog Show [1] finished up this week, and we have a top dog! Meet Scottish Deerhound GCH Foxcliffe Hickory Wind, aka Hickory, this year's Best in Show champ! Hickory was the winner of the Hound Group [2], with Pekingese pup GCH Palacegarden Malachy topping the Toys [3], Chinese Shar-Pei GCH Vaje's Miss Jayne Hathaway as the Non-Sporting [4] winner, GCH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins the Bearded Collie beating out the Herding competition [5], Black Cocker Spaniel GCH Casablanca's Thrilling Seduction claiming first in the Sporting Group [6], GCH Aviators Luck Be A Lady the Portuguese Water Dog crowned Working [7] champ, and Smooth Fox Terrier GCH Slyfox Sneak's A Peek named Terrier [8] top dog.


Check out my slideshow for behind-the-scenes pics from the show!

All Wet

Kindle the Shih Tzu prior to being dried and fluffed.

Doggie-Ponytail

Jordan the Old English Sheepdog can see much better when his hair's out of his face!

Whatcha Lookin' At?

Travis the Chihuahua poses for the camera.

Nap Time Yet?

Check out Sparkle the Standard Poodle's hair wraps.

Pampering's Ruff Work

A very patient Jack the Yorkshire Terrier gets prepped for the show.

Ooh La La!

A glamorous Shih Tzu is ready for the runway.

Where's the Dog?

A super shaggy Komondor struts his stuff.

Sneak Attack

Shhh . . . Sebastian the Great Dane is the master of surprise.

You Put Your Left Paw In

A fluffy West Highland White Terrier getting a preshow brushing.

Like Owner, Like Pet

Lindsey Kuhn and Logan her English Setter share some similar features, don't you think?

Gettin' Her Hair Did

An English Cocker Spaniel sports some purple ponytails.

All Tuckered Out

This worn-out Cocker Spaniel takes a preshow nap.

Care to Share Shoes?

It looks like this Great Dane and his handler could swap shoes!

Potty Break

This furball gets escorted back by her handler from a bathroom break.

Wait, I'm Confused

Bullmastiff Tessa seems unsure about why her owner is in the doggie cage.

In the Dark

Can this Skye Terrier see underneath all that hair?

Hold It!

A West Highland White Terrier in the middle of his show prep.

Sweet Kisses

Blue the Golden Retriever gives some lovin'.

Best of Friends

Aww . . . these two Samoyeds like to snuggle up.

A Grand Entrance

This bulldog is ready to rumble.


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