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In pictures: the 136th Annual Westminster dog show

The canine competition is being held over two days at Madison Square Gardens.

THE PRESTIGIOUS Westminster Kennel Club dog show kicked off in New York’s Madison Square Gardens yesterday and the judging continued across several categories today.

This year was the annual event’s 136th year, and organisers said that six new breeds would make their Westminster debut this week.

Check out some of the canine competitors in our slideshow:

In pictures: the 136th Annual Westminster dog show
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    Standard poodle Sophie is groomed before her showing at the event. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)
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    Perry Payson, of Bixby, Oklahoma, joins 'Pilot' for a run. Pilot won best of breed (- Perry did not). (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    The spot the difference event gets harder each year... (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)
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    A golden retriever named Chloe, from Green Bay, Wiscpnsin, awaits patiently and adorably for her breed competition. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)
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    Neapolitan mastiff 'Trinity', left, of Ontario, Canada, waits for judging. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)
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    Doberman pinscher 'Fifi' is joined in her cage by co-owner Suzy Lundy of Oregonia, Ohio in the backstage area. We're not sure why. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)
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    Pekingese 'Malachy' walks the walk during judging. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig/PA Images)
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    Maltese dog 'Dottie' gets a good grooming session in at the show. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)
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    Owner and handler Anna Carlsson, of Sweden, kisses her Chinese Crested dog Prefix. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)
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    Keith Paladino of Lodi, New Jersey, second from left, works with a Beagle as they line up in the ring for competition at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle/PA Images)

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