7 Travel Secrets of Top Show Dogs

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Malachy the Pekingese hits the dog-show circuit every weekend, usually by car. He's a good traveler but is prone to overheating, says his handler.
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Traveling to nearly 150 dog shows per year, Walker the Poodle can be high-maintenance while traveling. "He's a sweet, spoiled boy," says his handler, Kaz Hosaka.
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Sadie the Scottish Terrier is photographed after being named the best in a field of 2,500 dogs at the Westminster Kennel Club's annual competition in New York City earlier this year.
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Tommy the Maltese is an old-world charmer. During his recent visits to Italy, France, and Croatia, he seemed quite at home, perhaps because of his European ancestry.
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Uno the Beagle was sad to see Midwest Airlines discontinue its "premier pet" program, which awarded each dog its own seat with a protective rug and a harness in place.
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Uno the Beagle plays with Cesar "The Dog Whisperer" Millan.
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Yorkshire terrier Manfred of Sweden is a fashionista. He represents a fashion house for pets that sells luxury clothes and accessories.
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Ann Gärdsby and her dog Manfred of Sweden. She says that he only flies coach. Never cargo.
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