Highlights from the Westminster dog show (40 images)

Highlights from the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. This year's event started Monday and ends Tuesday night. Photos by John Angelillo/UPI
Updated: Feb. 14, 2018 at 8:16 AM
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Flynn the Bichon wins Best In Show on Feb 13.
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Handler Bill McFadden (R) and Best in Show Judge Betty Anne Stenmark stand with Flynn the Bichon after the bichon wins Best In Show.
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Betty Anne Stenmark holds Flynn the Bichon.
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McFadden holds Flynn as they make their entrance to the Best in Show portion of the competition.
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"Winston" the norfolk terrier wins the Terrier Group.
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A komondor competes with other dogs in the Working Group.
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Dogs in the Sporting Group compete.
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