Top Dog: Sadie the Terrier Wins Best in Show at Westminster

The Westminster Kennel Club show, America's most prestigious dog show, had 2,500 dogs vying for the coveted title of best in show.

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Scottish terrier Sadie won top honors, taking home Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show. While Sadie had been the front-runner going into the competition, there were a few surprises during the show.
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A protester holding a sign, "Mutts Rule," interrupted the best in show judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Another protester interrupted the best-in-show judging by holding a sign, with PETA's slogan: "Breeders Kill Shelter Dogs' Chances." Both women were charged with criminal trespass.
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After the protesters were escorted out Madison Square Garden, Sadie won top prize at Westminster.
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Tally, a Brittany, and her handler, Kellie Miller, accept the trophy for first place in the sporting dog group at Westminster.
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Alyson Treanor, of Jackson, Michigan, waits in the wings with Flynn a 6-year-old English cocker spaniel on the final day of the competition.
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A judge inspects Treasure, a 5-year-old golden retriever on Day 2 at Westminster.
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A dog is walked in the final rounds at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Major, a komodor, competes in the working group during the Westminster dog show.
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Walker, a toy poodle who seems to gracefully fly across the show floor, won the toy group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York Monday.
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Austin, a Shih Tzu, finished third in the toy group Monday.
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A pup smiles backstage.
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Roy, a bearded collie, finished third in the herding group at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Madison Square Garden in New York, Monday.
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A handler shows an Afghan hound in the ring during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Tate, a 2-year-old French bulldog from Pennsburg, Pa., waits to compete in the wings during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Tibetan terriers are judged during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Behind the scenes at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, February 15, 2010 at Madison Square Garden. For more, check out msg.com/dogs.
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A trainer works with a dog backstage. For more, check out msg.com/dogs.
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A dog licks its lips in anticipation.
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More than 2,000 dogs vied for the top prize in the competition.
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Behind the scenes at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Day 1.
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A dog gets primped behind the scenes at Westminster.
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Onlookers watch as dogs get ready backstage.
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Two pups smile for the camera backstage.
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Toy poodles compete in the ring during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Sarah Cooper, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., grooms Sunny, a 2-year-old toy poodle, during the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A sign designates left for "Boys"and right for "Girls" in an area set up for dogs to relieve themselves at the Pennsylvania Hotel in preparation for 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which takes place across the street at New York's Madison Square Garden.
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Basset hounds Gladiator, left, and his cousin Lola, touch noses in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Hotel, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, in New York. The 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will take place Feb. 15 and 16 at Madison Square Garden.
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A Maltese waits backstage to be groomed during the first day of the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 15, 2010. The country's premier dog show runs for two days.
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Bouncer, an English Toy Spaniel waits backstage to be groomed during the first day of the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The country's premier dog show runs for two days.
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An Old English Sheepdog sits backstage during the first day of the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Last year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show winner, 10-year-old Sussex Spaniel Stump, is an inspiration to old dogs everywhere.
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Bloodhounds are lined up in the ring during the first day of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Cody the Pug waits backstage during the first day of the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden Monday.
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A Corgi is groomed during the first day of the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden.
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Solo, a Bichons Frises, is groomed during the first day of the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden.
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Handler Rick Klinger waits backstage to show his dog at Madison Square Garden.
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A French Bulldog waits to enter the ring during the first day of the 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A woman grooms her long-haired dog backstage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Dog trainer Rick Krieger of Massachusetts displays his Chihuahua during competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Kristen Bolling, 11, of Union Bridge, Maryland shows Snow, her Chihuahua. Long.
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Pharaoh hounds stand by their trainers before competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A dog is placed on a judging table.
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A woman kisses her English Sheepdog.
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A dog handler kisses her Chihuahua during competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
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A Pharaoh hound is run by a trainer during competition at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 15, 2010 in New York, New York.
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Contestants groom their dogs backstage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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