In case you missed it, the Westminster Dog Show  finished up this week, and we have a top dog! Meet Scottish Deerhound GCH Foxcliffe Hickory Wind, aka Hickory, this year's Best in Show champ! Hickory was the winner of the Hound Group , with Pekingese pup GCH Palacegarden Malachy topping the Toys , Chinese Shar-Pei GCH Vaje's Miss Jayne Hathaway as the Non-Sporting  winner, GCH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins the Bearded Collie beating out the Herding competition , Black Cocker Spaniel GCH Casablanca's Thrilling Seduction claiming first in the Sporting Group , GCH Aviators Luck Be A Lady the Portuguese Water Dog crowned Working  champ, and Smooth Fox Terrier GCH Slyfox Sneak's A Peek named Terrier  top dog.
Check out my slideshow for behind-the-scenes pics from the show!
Kindle the Shih Tzu prior to being dried and fluffed.
Jordan the Old English Sheepdog can see much better when his hair's out of his face!
Whatcha Lookin' At?
Travis the Chihuahua poses for the camera.
Nap Time Yet?
Check out Sparkle the Standard Poodle's hair wraps.
Pampering's Ruff Work
A very patient Jack the Yorkshire Terrier gets prepped for the show.
Ooh La La!
A glamorous Shih Tzu is ready for the runway.
Where's the Dog?
A super shaggy Komondor struts his stuff.
Shhh . . . Sebastian the Great Dane is the master of surprise.
You Put Your Left Paw In
A fluffy West Highland White Terrier getting a preshow brushing.
Like Owner, Like Pet
Lindsey Kuhn and Logan her English Setter share some similar features, don't you think?
Gettin' Her Hair Did
An English Cocker Spaniel sports some purple ponytails.
All Tuckered Out
This worn-out Cocker Spaniel takes a preshow nap.
Care to Share Shoes?
It looks like this Great Dane and his handler could swap shoes!
This furball gets escorted back by her handler from a bathroom break.
Wait, I'm Confused
Bullmastiff Tessa seems unsure about why her owner is in the doggie cage.
In the Dark
Can this Skye Terrier see underneath all that hair?
A West Highland White Terrier in the middle of his show prep.
Blue the Golden Retriever gives some lovin'.
Best of Friends
Aww . . . these two Samoyeds like to snuggle up.
A Grand Entrance
This bulldog is ready to rumble.