Westminster’s Most Paw-some Moments – So Far!

You snooze, you lose? Not when you’re as adorable as this Bichon Frise

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updated 02/12/2013 AT 10:00 AM ET

originally published 02/12/2013 AT 11:00 AM ET

It may be Fat Tuesday, but as any dog lover knows, the real action is at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Dogs of every shape, size and color – including two new breeds who were admitted into competition this year – have taken over several New York City locations, including Madison Square Garden, and the contest is starting to get fur-rocious.

We know you’d rather be at home watching these pooches strut their stuff, but since you’re probably otherwise occupied, here’s a taste of all the canine pageantry taking place:

Check back tonight to see who takes home top prize!