A japanese chin named Sushi is groomed during the first day of the 2013 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York


America's biggest and oldest dog show, Westminster Kennel Club, started yesterday at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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More than 2,700 dogs of 187 breed and varieties have been on display at 137th the annual canine competition. Two new breeds, the Russell terrier and the Treeing Walker coonhound, will be introduced in the contest. It has been the biggest entry in 15 years and the award pets' owners are waiting for is The Best in Show, which will be announced later today.

The top three breeds in the show's history have been Fox Terrier (Wire), Scottish Terrier and Spaniel (English Springer). However, last year Ch Palacegarden Malachy, a 4-year-old Pekingese, won the prize. Which breed will get it this year?