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Kelso, a 7-year-old Border Collie, came out the winner Saturday at the Westminster Kennel Club's first-ever agility competition, with Roo! the Husky mix earning the award for best mixed-breed score after making it as a top five finalist at the event, according to AP. The Masters Agility Championship comes a couple days prior to the 138th Annual Westminster Dog Show, held Feb. 10-11. The agility event marks the first time since the show's earliest days that mutts are eligible for a bite of the Westminster action. Held at Pier 94 in New York City, Westminster's agility competition allotted 225 entrants chosen at random. The event featured 63 different breeds, with 16 of those being mixed...

Inside The 12th Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show

For all the dog lovers out there counting down the days until Westminster, we've got something to tide you over: the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship has arrived! And this year it is bigger and better than ever. You can watch it televised on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. EST on ABC, and you can check out highlights from this…

Here's a fan-made music video for "Rover and Rusty" by the Canadian instrumental band Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet. The song is from their 1991 EP, "Music for Pets." We love the old-school dog-show footage seen here, and the song is the perfect soundtrack for your lazy afternoon drive with man's best friend. Enjoy!...

Booth As many pet owners know, sometimes you don't choose the dog: The dog chooses you. That was the case for Chicago-area resident Larry Lentz who, through a number of unusual and almost fateful circumstances, went from grieving pet owner to Iraqi War vet to boxing gym owner and handler of a No. 1 in all-breed points Chesapeake Bay retriever. Lentz will be showing his best friend, Moose, at the Westminster Dog Show tomorrow....

Timothy A. Clary, AFP / Getty Images Nobody knows exactly what will happen at the Westminster Dog Show this year, but, according to Vegas oddsmakers at the Wynn Las Vegas, certain breeds have a better shot than others. The fox terrier (smooth) is a favorite, with odds of 6-to-1, while the saluki and bassett hound are the longest shots at 135-to-1. (These odds are for entertainment purposes only, advises the casino, so don't go crazy.) But what we do know is that all of the best dogs in the country will be under one roof. The What, Where and When The 2011 show, taking place Apr. 14 and 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York City is the 135th Westminster Dog Show. Nearly 2,600 dogs (plus an...