Westminster Dog Show 2012: Best of the Big Dogs from the Great Pyrenees to Mastiffs [PHOTOS]

on February 15 2012 10:42 AM

The 136th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show took place this week in New York with a Pekingese named Malachy winning Best in Show. While the tiny Pekingese wowed the audience with its coiffured fur and its cute prancing, there were also a great number of large dogs weighing up to 250 pounds that impressed spectators as well.

Among the big dogs competing at the Westminster Dog Show, there were Mastiffs, Great Pyrenees, Golden Retrievers, Great Danes, Boxers, Australian Shepherds, Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs and Irish Wolfhounds. The larger dogs competed in the Working Dogs, Sporting Dogs, Hounds and Non-Sporting Dogs groups.

Meet some of the best-looking big dogs that showed off their gait, coat and temperament at the Westminster Dog Show this week.

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