Behind the Scenes at the Westminster Dog Show
Months of preparation go into the Westminster Dog Show, starting with the selection of the judges.
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is one of the most prestigious events in the dog show world, with a long and storied history dating back to 1877.
For dog lovers and enthusiasts around the world, attending the Westminster Dog Show is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The judges are chosen based on their expertise and experience in the breed they will be judging.
From bathing and brushing to trimming and clipping, every detail is attended to, to make sure that each dog looks its best.
Once there, they are put through their paces by the judge, who is looking for the best representation of the breed.
The dogs are checked in and given a final grooming before they are taken to the ring.
The judges have a difficult job as they must evaluate each dog based on a strict set of standards that vary for each breed.
They are looking for everything from the correct size and shape of the dog's head to the texture and color of their coat.
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