Millie Ceron and her short-haired Chihuahua Lola pose at a fashion and awards show before the Westminster dog show.
Author Nikki Moustaki and her Schnauzer Pearl get in the party spirit together.
What a ball
Millie Ceron and her short-haired Chihuahua Lola compete for who has the better mask at a party before the Westminster dog show.
Fifi, a doberman pinscher, doesn't seem too amused as her cage got a little more cramped when owner Suzy Lundy moved in.
Look into my eyes
Michelle Paulin and Storm, a Dogue de Bordeaux, exchange a loving glance before the Westminster dog show.
Debbie Parsons and Brad Slayton kiss their dog, Major, after they were married at the dog show. Best man -- and Major's handler -- Tony Carter was also part of the beautiful festivities.
Mop it up
A Komondorok tries to clean up the competition with its handler.
Even handlers need a little snuggle on Valentine's Day and this Golden Retriever is the perfect dog to give it.
Butt of every joke
Handlers take to the ring to show off their award-winning bulldogs -- no ifs, ands or buts.
Neapolitan mastiff Trinity and his handler show off their fancy feet.
A Portuguese Water Dog gets a little love from its handler.
A Dalmatian named Ian won his category with handler Michael Scott. Whether Ian got to the dog show on the back of a fire truck is still undetermined.
It's all about the "look"
A German shepherd named Cappy, handled by James Moses, competes in the herding group, in which Cappy was victorious. Mr. Moses makes sure that his suit is always perfectly buttoned down ... even while running.
Cathleen Cline of Los Angeles and her dog Marlo Classic That Girl have a good time watching the competition at the dog show.
Timer gets some fun time in with handler Lisa Wadas before he takes to the dog show ring.
Handler Tim Terella gives his Winnie some exercise in the ring.
Handler Cheri Koppenhaver gets excited after her dog Cinders takes the top spot for the hound group.
Perry Payson handles Rottweiler Pilot during the dog show. There was no word on whether or not the dog flew them to New York City.
Are we there yet?
Ed Collins and Annie, an Anatolian Shepard, sit patiently backstage to get their call to action.