Taking first place in the Westminster Dog Show's herding group tonight is a puli, a sheepdog with a long coat that appears corded and moplike.
Second in that group was a Belgian sheep dog. A bearded collie was third and a German shepherd fourth.
The top dog in the non-sporting group was a French bulldog. A Shar-Pei placed second, a bulldog third, and a miniature poodle fourth. First in the toy group was a poodle, second a Pekingese, third a Shih Tzu, and fourth a papillon. A whippet took first place in the hound category. Placing second was a greyhound. A Scottish deerhound came in third. Fourth place went to the Petits Bassets Griffons Vendeen.
From 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday on the USA Network, viewers can see the sporting, working and terrier groups, climaxing with the contest for "Best In Show."
This is the Westminster Kennel Club's 134th dog show.