Meet Sky, the Wire Fox Terrier Who Just Won the Westminster Dog Show

The winner of Tuesday night's Westminster Dog Show is a 5-year-old wire fox terrier named Sky. "She just said, 'Pick me,'" Best in Show judge Betty Regina Leininger said. "She is a beautiful wire. She really made us proud." » 2/12/14 10:20am 2/12/14 10:20am

Afternoon Sob: Pup Rescued From Kill Shelter Goes On To Westminster

A mixed-breed dog named Emma is competing at the prestigious Westminster dog show today after being rescued from a kill shelter in South Carolina just hours before she was scheduled to be put down and OH MY GOD LOOK AT HER FACE AM I CRYING YES I AM CRYING. » 2/11/14 3:40pm 2/11/14 3:40pm

Foul Play Suspected in the Mysterious Death of a Show Dog

Like something out of an old Pushing Daisies episode, a promising show dog is dead with the owners are claiming that someone poisoned him on purpose. Cruz, a 3-year-old samoyed (different from the one pictured above), was perfectly healthy upon competing at the Westminster Dog Show earlier this month, but, less than a… » 2/28/13 2:35pm 2/28/13 2:35pm

Banana Joe, an Affenpinscher, Is Westminster Kennel Club's Best in Show

Last night, while the rest of you were tuning into the State of the Union address, Banana Joe, an affenpinscher, was winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The six other finalists (read: losers) were a Portuguese water dog named Matisse, a bichon frisé named Honor, an American foxhound named… » 2/13/13 9:40am 2/13/13 9:40am

Westminster Dog Show Loosens Its Collar, Lets in Two New Breeds

Sure, the Oscars and the Super Bowl are just around the corner, but don't let that overshadow the year's two most adorable competitions — the Puppy Bowl and the more stuffy Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. While the Puppy Bowl has already announced its lineup (and, oh, what a lineup it is), little change has been… » 1/29/13 1:00pm 1/29/13 1:00pm

Elegant Updos and Classy Coats at the Westminster Dog Show

Last night the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show kicked off in New York. The show was first held in 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby. But like any high-profile event, we're mostly interested in how they looked. Let's take a… » 2/14/12 6:00pm 2/14/12 6:00pm

These Dogs Are Adorable, But We Can't Judge

[Cleveland, December 16: Handlers position their 15-inch beagles during judging at the 2010 Crown Classic Dog Show. The four-day show averages 3,000 dogs daily competing in conformation, agility, obedience and rally obedience. Image via AP.] » 12/17/10 9:59am 12/17/10 9:59am

Scenes From A Doggy Rock Show

As part of Sydney's Vivid LIVE festival, Laurie Anderson created a 20 minute concert specifically for dogs, with the actually music being "mostly inaudible" to their human owners. It appears that the dogs had a rockin' good time: » 6/05/10 12:00pm 6/05/10 12:00pm

Cuteness Explosion: Welcome To The Asian International Dog Show

Are you having a tough day? Well cheer up, Charlie, because a collection of totally adorable pictures from the Asian International Dog Show is coming your way: » 4/03/10 4:40pm 4/03/10 4:40pm