Photos From the 2022 Westminster Dog Show

The Atlantic - Thu Jun 23 14:54

The 146th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show took place over the weekend, hosting about 3,000 dogs consisting of more than 200 different breeds or varieties. This year’s Best in Show was awarded to a Bloodhound named Trumpet. Below are images from this week’s competition and preliminary activities held at the Lyndhurst estate, in Tarrytown, New York.

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  • A small dog jumps over an obstacle on a course.

    A dog competes in the 9th annual Masters Agility Championship during the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at the Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, New York, on June 18, 2022. #

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  • A dog holds a toy in its mouth as it looks up toward a person.

    Lita, a Black Lab, retrieves a toy during a press preview for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at the Hudson Yards on June 16, 2022 in New York City. #

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  • A small dog is held and handled by two people as it stands on a table.

    A Chihuahua, photographed in the ring during the (Toy, Terrier and Non-Sporting) Breed Judging on June 21, 2022. #

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  • A person grooms a large poodle, as it rests its muzzle on a cushion.

    Young Choi grooms her Standard Poodle during the (Toy, Terrier and Non-Sporting) Breed Judging on June 21, 2022. #

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  • A dog leaps over an obstacle.

    Hogan, the Weimaraner, competes in the Masters Agility Competition on June 18, 2022. Hogan came in second overall in the Jump Height Competition for the 24" Class. #

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  • A man walks a Dalmatian past others. The photo is slightly blurred due to the motion of the camera.

    Dalmatians are walked by handlers in the ring at the Lyndhurst Estate on June 21, 2022. #

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  • Several people kneel down next to leashed dogs on a lawn. The half-dozen dogs look nearly identical.

    Bichon Frise dogs are posed by handlers in the ring on June 21, 2022. #

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  • A close view of a dog's face.

    A portrait taken during the Masters Agility Championship in Tarrytown, New York, on June 18, 2022. #

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  • A woman lays her head on her dog.

    Skye Marvin, photographed with her Carin Terrier in the benching area during the (Toy, Terrier and Non-Sporting) Breed Judging on June 21, 2022. #

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  • A small dog runs across an obstacle on a course.

    A dog competes in the Masters Agility Championship on June 18, 2022. #

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  • A close view of a large dog with long fur completely concealing its face.

    An Old English Sheepdog, photographed in the Benching Area during the (Hound and Herding) Breed Judging on June 20, 2022. #

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  • A dog pokes its face between the knees of its handler.

    Gyula, a 9-year old Puli, peeks through his handler Stacy Czekaj's legs as they wait to compete on June 20, 2022. #

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  • A woman leans down to kiss her Pug, which is seated on a table.

    Natasha Cooper shares a moment with her Pug during the (Toy, Terrier and Non-Sporting) Breed Judging on June 21, 2022. #

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  • A dog runs through an agility course.

    Madison, the Brittany, competes on June 18, 2022, in Tarrytown, New York. Madison came in second overall in the Jump Height Competition for the 16" Class. #

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  • A person stands in a tent, beside a tall dog with a long flowing coat.

    Handler Willi Santiago and Afghan hound Saida wait to compete during the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog show on June 20, 2022. #

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  • A dog with a long shaggy coat is walked by a handler.

    A Komondor competes in the ring during the Working Group judging on June 22, 2022. #

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  • A person lifts a dog to hug it, as an audience looks on.

    An English Setter is hugged after being named the winner in the Sporting group judging event on June 21, 2022. #

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  • About a dozen handlers stand in a line with their dogs during a competition.

    Participants prepare to participate in the Working group judging event on June 21, 2022. #

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  • A bloodhound and its handler sit beside their trophies, surrounded by photographers.

    Heather Buehner and Trumpet the Bloodhound sit in the winners circle after winning Best in Show at the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show on June 21, 2022. #

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  • A person holds up the large ears of a Bloodhound.

    Heather Buehner poses for photographs with Trumpet, after Trumpet won Best in Show on June 22, 2022, in Tarrytown, New York. #

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