Madison Square Garden, the venue for the dog show.
(Vincent Tullo)Its very first show, a three-day event in 1877, attracted more than 1,000 canine competitors and was hailed "a magnificent triumph" by industry press at the time. Over the deca
Participants exiting the floor of Madison Square Garden.
A girl crying after finding out her dog didn't win the competition.
A dog shakes its hair after being bathed backstage.
Two men talking about the odds of the dog winning and if they should bet on it.
An owner makes a lap around the floor of Madison Square Garden with her dog.
An owner inspects her dog.
An owner has a quick bite to eat while rushing to prep his dog for its round.
A dog and its owner making their lap around the floor as the finalists are announced.
A dog backstage waiting for its turn in the show.
A dog and its handler walking in sync.
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