Purebred dogs put best paws forward for 140th Westminster title

Skip, a Yorkshire Terrier, is groomed in the benching area before judging at the 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York CityBy Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) – From toy-sized Brussels Griffons to 180-pound Irish Wolfhounds, hundreds of purebred dogs kicked off the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York on Monday, putting their best paws forward in hopes of advancing toward the gold. "To compete at Westminster is like a dream," said handler Jason Lynn, who traveled from Blackpool, England, to show a four-year-old standard poodle named Ricky.

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February 16, 2016 6:33 am

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