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Photos: Dogs being dogs at the Westminster Dog Show

Fanfare and pageantry, egos and talent, multi-synonym names — the Westminster Dog show has it all.

For those who made it to the creme de la creme of canine competitions, the pressure began immediately. Here’s what happened to those dogs before, during and after Miss P, a beagle whose full name is Ch Tashtins Lookin for Trouble, won Best-in-Show Tuesday night.

They prepared

Ace, a Basset Hound from Lithuania, wears a hood as he waits with a handler before competition in the Hound Group at the 139th Westminster Kennel Club's Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York February 16, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS) - RTR4PU1A

Ace, a Basset Hound from Lithuania, stands at attention before competing in the Hound Group competition. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters

Milton, a Bulldog from Fitch Bay Quebec, Canada, stands with his owners as they check into the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York City ahead of the139th Westminster Kennel Club's Annual Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York February 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS) - RTR4POXF

A master at the art of meditation, Milton — a bulldog from Fitch Bay Quebec, Canada — readies for the big show. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters

Mick, an Alaskan Malamute from Portland, Oregon waits for an elevator with his owner and handler Thea Robinson inside the Pennsylvania Hotel in New York City ahead of the139th Westminster Kennel Club's Annual Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York February 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS) - RTR4POYQ

Don’t let Mick — an Alaskan Malamute from Portland, Oregon — and his goofball look fool you. This face is all part of his strategy. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters

They lounged

Rocket, a Shih Tzu and winner of the Toy Group, sits before the "best in show" judging at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York February 17, 2015.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY) - RTR4Q097

It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, but that didn’t seem to worry Rocket, a Shih Tzu and winner of the Toy Group. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Lana, a standard Poodle from Scarsdale, New York yawns in the grooming area before judging at the139th Westminster Kennel Club's Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York February 16, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS) - RTR4PT29

Lana — a Poodle from Scarsdale — doesn’t have time for your nonsense. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters

They obeyed humored

 A Neapolitan Mastiff looks on before the Working Group round of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show on February 17, 2015 in New York City. The show, which is in its 139th year and is called the second-longest continuously running sporting event in the United States, includes 192 dog breeds and draws nearly 3,000 global competitors. This year's event began on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best In Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

“Whatever,” thought this Neapolitan Mastiff. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images

An Old English Sheepdog in the judging area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the first day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 16, 2015. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a two-day, all-breed benched show that takes place at both Pier 92 & 94 and at Madison Square Garden in New York City.    AFP PHOTO /  TIMOTHY  A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

“Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful,” said this Old English Sheepdog. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Tuesday, February 17, 2014 -- Pictured: Skye Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Pro-tip from Skye Terrier GCH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie: “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” Photo by Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

They performed

THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- "The 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show" at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Tuesday, February 17, 2014 -- Pictured: Flame the Standard Poodle -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank)

Flame, also known as GCH Dawin Hearts On Fire, was ecstatic after winning first in the Non-Sporting group. Photo by Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank

A dog competes during an agility event at the 139th Westminster Kennel Club's Annual Dog Show in the Manhattan borough of New York February 14, 2015.     REUTERS/Carlo Allegri   (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS) - RTR4PLG4

This dog thought it was leaps and bounds over the rest of the competition. Photo by Carlo Allegri/Reuters

A Komondor runs during competition in the Working Group, at the139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in the Manhattan borough of New York, February 17, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Segar  (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR4Q0GM

This Komondor worked it in the Working Group competition. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters

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