02/08/2013 11:57 am ET Updated Apr 10, 2013

The Wonderful Faces of Westminster

Every year, a spectacular array of events take place in Madison Square Garden in New York City. But in February, there is one event that simply stands apart, drawing eyes and oohs from around the world. It's the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which will be celebrating its 137th anniversary this year on February 11th and 12th.

It's a hugely entertaining celebration of our four-legged friends and it's amazing to see the vast variety of breeds that are out there. Of course, there will be lots of well-informed aficionados on hand who know all of the intricacies and nuances of the various breeds, but like most people, we just love those faces!

So, with that in mind, here's a look at some past Westminster winners as well as some of our favorite faces from competitions past.

Faces of the Westminster Dog Show