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Pooches get pruned for the Westminster Dog Show

Feb. 11, 2013 at 3:47 PM ET

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Pari, an English toy spaniel, gets blow-dried before judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Feb. 11, in New York City.
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Owen, a standard poodle, is groomed before judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Feb.11, in New York City.
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A groomer shaves the paw of a dog during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Feb. 11, in New York City.
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Teddy, a 4-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, has his ears wrapped during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City, Feb. 11,
Pollyanna, a Maltese, is groomed for her judging session at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Feb. 11 in New York City.
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Pollyanna, a Maltese, is groomed for her judging session at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Feb. 11 in New York City.
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Linda Scott, of Odessa, Texas, grooms Pink, a 2-year-old bulldog, during the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Feb. 11 in New York City.

More than 2,700 prized dogs will be on display at the 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Two new breeds, the Russell Terrier and the Treeing Walker Coonhound, will be introduced to the competition, which features dogs from all 50 states and several foreign countries.

More information from the Westminster Kennel Club website.

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