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<p>Italian judge Paolo Dondina (L) stands with Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, and its handler Angela Lloyd during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

Italian judge Paolo Dondina (L) stands with Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, and its handler Angela Lloyd during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Italian judge Paolo Dondina (L) stands with Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, and its handler Angela Lloyd during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, runs with its handler Angela Lloyd during the the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, runs with its handler Angela Lloyd during the the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, runs with its handler Angela Lloyd during the the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, looks up after winning Best in Show at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton  </p>

Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, looks up after winning Best in Show at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, looks up after winning Best in Show at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Handler Eddie Boyes (C) stands with his Smooth Fox Terrier Adam after winning in the Terrier Group during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

Handler Eddie Boyes (C) stands with his Smooth Fox Terrier Adam after winning in the Terrier Group during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Handler Eddie Boyes (C) stands with his Smooth Fox Terrier Adam after winning in the Terrier Group during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, sits with its handler Angela Lloyd after winning the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in  New York February 15, 2011. 
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Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, sits with its handler Angela Lloyd after winning the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound breed, sits with its handler Angela Lloyd after winning the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Owner Cecilia Dove kisses Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

Owner Cecilia Dove kisses Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Owner Cecilia Dove kisses Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Rocket, a Cocker Spaniel, has its hair combed during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

Rocket, a Cocker Spaniel, has its hair combed during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Rocket, a Cocker Spaniel, has its hair combed during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Zorro, a Standard Schnauzer, receives a bath during the the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

Zorro, a Standard Schnauzer, receives a bath during the the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Zorro, a Standard Schnauzer, receives a bath during the the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Italian judge Paolo Dondina (2nd L) hugs handler Angela Lloyd next to Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

Italian judge Paolo Dondina (2nd L) hugs handler Angela Lloyd next to Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Italian judge Paolo Dondina (2nd L) hugs handler Angela Lloyd next to Best in Show winner Hickory, a Scottish Deerhound, during the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>Cragsmoor Buddy Goodman, a Skye Terrier, reaches for a treat from his handler Lawrence Cornelius during judging in the Terrier group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Cragsmoor Buddy Goodman, a Skye Terrier, reaches for a treat from his handler Lawrence Cornelius during judging in the Terrier group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Cragsmoor Buddy Goodman, a Skye Terrier, reaches for a treat from his handler Lawrence Cornelius during judging in the Terrier group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Pekingese Palacegarden Malachy trots in the ring while winning the Toy Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Pekingese Palacegarden Malachy trots in the ring while winning the Toy Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Pekingese Palacegarden Malachy trots in the ring while winning the Toy Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Scottish Deerhound Foxcliff Hickory Wind wins the Hound Group with handler Angela Loyd as judge Robert Indeglia points to them (L) at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Scottish Deerhound Foxcliff Hickory Wind wins the Hound Group with handler Angela Loyd as judge Robert Indeglia points to them (L) at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Scottish Deerhound Foxcliff Hickory Wind wins the Hound Group with handler Angela Loyd as judge Robert Indeglia points to them (L) at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Trevor (top) and Bridgette, Great Pyrenees, wait to be judged in the Working Dogs group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Trevor (top) and Bridgette, Great Pyrenees, wait to be judged in the Working Dogs group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Trevor (top) and Bridgette, Great Pyrenees, wait to be judged in the Working Dogs group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>A woman takes her dog for a bathroom break in the benching area at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

A woman takes her dog for a bathroom break in the benching area at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman takes her dog for a bathroom break in the benching area at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Bearded Collie Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins looks up at his handler Clifford Steele in the ring while winning the Herding Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Bearded Collie Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins looks up at his handler Clifford Steele in the ring while winning the Herding Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Bearded Collie Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins looks up at his handler Clifford Steele in the ring while winning the Herding Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Chinese Shar-Pei Vaje's Miss Jayne Hathaway and handler Clint Livingston trot in the ring as they win the Non-Sporting  Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

Chinese Shar-Pei Vaje's Miss Jayne Hathaway and handler Clint Livingston trot in the ring as they win the Non-Sporting Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Chinese Shar-Pei Vaje's Miss Jayne Hathaway and handler Clint Livingston trot in the ring as they win the Non-Sporting Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Michelle Cole from Barrington New Hampshire, owner of Doodles, a St. Bernard, holds its paw in the benching area as they wait for the breed to be judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Michelle Cole from Barrington New Hampshire, owner of Doodles, a St. Bernard, holds its paw in the benching area as they wait for the breed to be judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar...more

Michelle Cole from Barrington New Hampshire, owner of Doodles, a St. Bernard, holds its paw in the benching area as they wait for the breed to be judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Vizslas stand in a ring as they are judged in the Sporting Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

Vizslas stand in a ring as they are judged in the Sporting Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Vizslas stand in a ring as they are judged in the Sporting Group at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Wilbur, a three-year-old Mastiff, and his owner and handler Margaret Warfield stand in the ring after winning the Best of Opposite Sex ribbon for the breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

Wilbur, a three-year-old Mastiff, and his owner and handler Margaret Warfield stand in the ring after winning the Best of Opposite Sex ribbon for the breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike...more

Wilbur, a three-year-old Mastiff, and his owner and handler Margaret Warfield stand in the ring after winning the Best of Opposite Sex ribbon for the breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Hunter, an Airedale, is brushed in the grooming area before judging of his breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

Hunter, an Airedale, is brushed in the grooming area before judging of his breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Hunter, an Airedale, is brushed in the grooming area before judging of his breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>One-year-old Vienna Valazia of New York City plays with Guinness, an English Mastif as Guinness waits for his breed to be judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

One-year-old Vienna Valazia of New York City plays with Guinness, an English Mastif as Guinness waits for his breed to be judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

One-year-old Vienna Valazia of New York City plays with Guinness, an English Mastif as Guinness waits for his breed to be judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Jackson, an American Cocker Spaniel, looks into the camera in the grooming area before judging of his breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

Jackson, an American Cocker Spaniel, looks into the camera in the grooming area before judging of his breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Jackson, an American Cocker Spaniel, looks into the camera in the grooming area before judging of his breed at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 15, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>La Brise Sun Bear, a Pyrenean Shepherd breed, is judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011.   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton   </p>

La Brise Sun Bear, a Pyrenean Shepherd breed, is judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

La Brise Sun Bear, a Pyrenean Shepherd breed, is judged at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A Rhodesian Ridgeback is judged during competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

A Rhodesian Ridgeback is judged during competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A Rhodesian Ridgeback is judged during competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Green Eyed Dixie Cup, a Chihuahua breed, gets out of its owners car before checking into the Hotel Pennsylvania for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

Green Eyed Dixie Cup, a Chihuahua breed, gets out of its owners car before checking into the Hotel Pennsylvania for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Green Eyed Dixie Cup, a Chihuahua breed, gets out of its owners car before checking into the Hotel Pennsylvania for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>A judge feels the tail of an Afghan Hound during competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

A judge feels the tail of an Afghan Hound during competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A judge feels the tail of an Afghan Hound during competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Parker, a Standard Poodle breed, is groomed backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. 
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Parker, a Standard Poodle breed, is groomed backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Parker, a Standard Poodle breed, is groomed backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Caleb,a Bulldog, stands with its owner Edwin Ostiago during a preview news conference for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton  </p>

Caleb,a Bulldog, stands with its owner Edwin Ostiago during a preview news conference for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Caleb,a Bulldog, stands with its owner Edwin Ostiago during a preview news conference for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>DJ, an Old English Sheepdog breed, is groomed backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. 
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DJ, an Old English Sheepdog breed, is groomed backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

DJ, an Old English Sheepdog breed, is groomed backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Andy, a Papillon breed, is carried by its owner outside the Hotel Pennsylvania for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

Andy, a Papillon breed, is carried by its owner outside the Hotel Pennsylvania for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Andy, a Papillon breed, is carried by its owner outside the Hotel Pennsylvania for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Lucas, an Irish Setter, is held by his handler Jamie Lamphere as they compete in the Junior Showmanship competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  </p>

Lucas, an Irish Setter, is held by his handler Jamie Lamphere as they compete in the Junior Showmanship competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Lucas, an Irish Setter, is held by his handler Jamie Lamphere as they compete in the Junior Showmanship competition at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Penny, a Lhasa Apso breed, sits backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. 
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Penny, a Lhasa Apso breed, sits backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Penny, a Lhasa Apso breed, sits backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Superman, a Toy Poodle breed, stands on its grooming table backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. 
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Superman, a Toy Poodle breed, stands on its grooming table backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Superman, a Toy Poodle breed, stands on its grooming table backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Willow, an Irish Wolfhound breed, sits with its owner Donna Smith backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011.         REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton   </p>

Willow, an Irish Wolfhound breed, sits with its owner Donna Smith backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Willow, an Irish Wolfhound breed, sits with its owner Donna Smith backstage at the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 14, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Standard Poodle show dogs Mikimoto (L) and Gem sit during a preview press conference for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 10, 2011.
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Standard Poodle show dogs Mikimoto (L) and Gem sit during a preview press conference for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Standard Poodle show dogs Mikimoto (L) and Gem sit during a preview press conference for the 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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