Meet the Stars of the 2017 National Dog Show!

It's a ruff assignment, to tell the tails of the dogs who grace the stage of the 2017 National Dog Show, presented by Purina. Take a sneak peek at the canines who competed in Oaks, Pennsylvania this weekend. Then, watch to see who wins on Thanksgiving Day on NBC.

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Behind the scenes at the National Dog Show, which was held Saturday in Oaks Pa. and will air on Thanksgiving Day on NBC.
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Ocey the Golden Retriever wears an Eagles t-shirt in the benching area at the National Dog Show. (
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Woody, a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, is prepped in the benching area for the National Dog Show.
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Woody, a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, is prepped in the benching area for the National Dog Show.
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Cyrus, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, poses for a photograph in the benching area during the National Dog Show.
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Sloan, a Standard Wirehaired Dachshund, waits in the benching area during the National Dog Show.
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Children meet a few competitors at the National Dog Show.
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Behind the scenes at the National Dog Show.
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Jane Geyer and her Great Dane, Friday, wait in the benching area during the National Dog Show.
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Waiting in the wings at the National Dog Show.
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Donkey Kong, a Chinese Crested Hairless, gets ready in the benching area during the National Dog Show.
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Host John O'Hurley speaks to the audience during the taping of the National Dog Show. The show will be shown on NBC on Thanksgiving Day.
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A competitor struts at the National Dog Show.
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Competition at the National Dog Show.
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Competiting at the National Dog Show.
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A judge reviews a competitor at the National Dog Show.
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Behind the scenes at the National Dog Show. The show is televised each year on NBC on Thanksgiving Day.
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Competing at the National Dog Show.
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National Dog Show host John O'Hurley takes a photograph during the taping.
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Competition at the National Dog Show.
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Competition at the National Dog Show.
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Competing at the National Dog Show.
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Competing at the National Dog Show.
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Competing at the National Dog Show.
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On the run while competing in the National Dog Show.
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On the run while competing in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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Awaiting the judges' picks in a grouping in the National Dog Show.
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On the run while competing in the National Dog Show.
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On the run while competing in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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A carefully groomed competitor in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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Taser and his handler, Gail Mirabella, perform during an intermission at the National Dog Show.
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Taser and his handler, Gail Mirabella, perform during an intermission at the National Dog Show.
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Posing for the judge in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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Posing for the judge in the National Dog Show.
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Competing in the National Dog Show.
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Making new friends at the National Dog Show.
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A competitor at the National Dog Show.
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Showing off Frisbee skills as part of the entertainment at the National Dog Show.
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Treats are a key part of competing in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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Competition in the National Dog Show.
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A competitor at the National Dog Show.
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Competition at the National Dog Show.
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Competition at the National Dog Show.
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