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From Malachy the champion Pekingese to a couple who share a Westminster wedding, standout scenes from the dog show
Posted on February 15, 2012 at 12:00pm EDT
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Malachy, a Pekingese, enjoys his trophy after winning Best in Show on Feb. 14, 2012, at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.
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Shadagee Caught Red Handed, an Irish setter, is declared the Best of Sporting Group.
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A Dogue de Bordeaux gets his game face on before entering the judging ring.
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Chelsey, winner of the terrier group.
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Debbie Parsons and Brad Slayton are married at the 2012 Westminster Dog Show — and their Tibetan mastiff, Major, gets a kiss. Major won Best in Breed.
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Fifi, a Doberman pinscher, relaxes with co-owner Suzy Lundy of Oregonia, Ohio, in the backstage area.
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Raaza, a Komondorok
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Clara, a Chinese Crested
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Tibetan terrier Reese, winner of an Award of Merit, performs a trick with Nikkie Kinzigner.
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Bichons frises line up to be judged.
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Nikki, an Old English sheepdog, with handler Chris Pesche.
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Siberian huskies wait to enter the judging ring.
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Tucker, a Yorkshire terrier, competes in the Junior Showmanship Preliminaries at the Westminster Dog Show, accompanied by Emma Echols.
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The scene at the Junior Showmanship Preliminaries