While many people "ooh" and "aah" over cute puppies when they see them, there's only one time of the year when those judgments mean something, and that time has come with the 2014 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
The longest running sporting event in the U.S. apart from the Kentucky Derby, Westminster proudly announced the inclusion of mixed breeds for the first time this year for the new agility competition (i.e. obstacle courses). Of the seven groups of dogs that participate in the events (Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding), terriers have won an overwhelming 45 times.
If that all sounds like a lot of confusing dog speak, then you're probably just wondering one thing — where are the cute dogs? You're in luck, dear reader, because that's what we were wondering as well. So without further ado ...
Dixie, Redbone Coonhound, Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show pic.twitter.com/yjQizCwsTw— thedogist (@thedogist) February 10, 2014
Pyromaniac, Golden Retriever, Westminster Agility Championship pic.twitter.com/ueOaO52g1O— thedogist (@thedogist) February 10, 2014
Check out more adorable shots from the competitions and backstage here:
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