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Why winning Best in Show matters

There are 2,597 dogs at Westminster this year, but only one wins Best in Show.  Some say that winning Best in Show is like winning the lottery, that it's luck.  Others say it's the dogs that win the title for themselves.  Still others credit the breeding, the handlers, or even the whim of the judge on that particular day.  We went backstage and asked competitors at this year's show what they thought it took to win.  Watch the video below to hear what they had to say. 

See the rest of our behind the scenes coverage of the Westminster Dog Show.