Meet the Dogs — and Cats — of the Westminster Dog Show

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Prime, a Rottweiler who works as a service dog, is seen during the meet the breeds companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Prime, a Rottweiler who works as a service dog, is seen during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in New York.
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Bemisu, a Sphynx cat from Denver, rehearses the agility course during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A child watches as Romeo, a minuet cat from Elkhart, Indiana, rehearses the agility course during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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John Paul and Minnie, short haired Persian cats from Derby, Connecticut, are seen during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Toyger cats Blaze of Thunder, foreground, and Blaze of Lightning, from Orange County, New York, play with a toy during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Uno, an American shorthaired cat, from Trenton, New Jersey, is seen during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Connie Barata as Marie Marie Antoinette poses for a photo with Mojo, a papillon from East Windsor, New Jersey, during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Rowan, a Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen,is seen during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Debby Wheeler, of New Ringgold, Pennsylvania, grooms Spice, a Pomeranian during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Lonnie, a female, mixed breed, owned by Robin Lembo of West Milford, New Jersey, competes in the "Masters Agility Championship," companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Dewley, a boarder collie, competes in the "Masters Agility Championship," companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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X, a shih tzu, from Fair Lawn, New Jersey, is seen during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A cocker spaniel gets a pat on the head during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Skeeter, an English cocker spaniel, from Pottsville, Pennsylvania, inspects a visitor during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Twist, a boxer from Scotch Plains, New Jersey, poses for a photo with a visitor to the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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D'Artagnan, a Bergamasco shepherd from Easton, Connecticut, is seen during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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A visitor pets DonEden Foyet, a Donskoy cat from Barrington, Rhode Island, during the "Meet the Breeds" companion event to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
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Cunard bellman offer white gloved "doggy" tea service to Wally, a Welsh Corgi, at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Meet the Breeds day. Cunard is a first-time sponsor of the show, and four-legged guests can stop by Cunard's photo booth on Monday and Tuesday to experience the luxurious life onboard Cunard's flagship Queen Mary 2, the only passenger liner to carry pets across the Atlantic.
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Cunard bellman offer white gloved "doggy" tea service to Wally, a Welsh Corgi, at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Meet the Breeds day.
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Lorenzo, a Bullmastiff, stops by Cunard's photo booth at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Meet the Breeds day.
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A pair of Borzois stop by Cunard's photo booth at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Meet the Breeds day.
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