Beagle named Miss P wins 139th Westminster dog show

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Beagle named Miss P wins 139th Westminster dog show
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: Best in Show, Miss P the 15' Beagle -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Miss P became the 2nd beagle to win the annual dog competition. She's the grandniece of Uno, the beagle that took home Best in Show in 2008.
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: Best in Show, Miss P the 15' Beagle -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Miss P, a 15 inch Beagle with handler William Alexander, looks on after winning the 'best in show' of the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York on February 17, 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. AFP PHOTO/ TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read 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: Siberian Husky -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Matisse the Portuguese Water Dog -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Matisse the Portuguese Water Dog -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Flame the Standard Poodle -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Swagger the Old English Bulldog -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Good Time Charlie the Skye Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Miss P the 15' Beagle -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Flame the Standard Poodle -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Rocket the Shih Tzu -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Liz the English Springer Spaniel -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Wire Fox Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Irish Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Norfolk Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Glen of Imaal Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Great Dane -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Rat Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Akita -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Newfoundland -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Rottweiler -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Black Russian Terrier -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Clumber Spaniel -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: English Cocker Spaniel -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Clumber Spaniel -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Welsh Springer Spaniel -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Weimaraner -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via 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: Italiano Spinone -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: A Golden Retriever is evaluated during the Sporting 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)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: 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)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Dogs wait for 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)
Saint Bernards gather in the judging area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the 2nd day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 17, 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)
A Jack Russell Terrier stands in the benching area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the 2nd day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 17, 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)
A Great Dane rests in the benching area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the 2nd day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 17, 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)
A Tibetan Mastiff waits next to Jim Butler in the judging area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the 2nd day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 17, 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)
A Tibetan Mastiff waits in the judging area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the 2nd day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 17, 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)
A Saint Bernard stands in the benching area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the 2nd day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 17, 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)
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: Sussex Spaniel -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show'-- Pictured: Portuguese Water Dog at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show'-- Pictured: Portuguese Water Dog at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Dogs are ready to for their close ups at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Over the next two days 2,711 dogs will compete for the grand prize - best in show. (Feb. 16)
A Afghan Hound in the benching 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)
A Italian Greyhound in the benching 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)
A Brussels Griffon in the benching 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)
A dog gets groomed in the benching 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)
A Polish Lowland Sheepdog in the benching 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)
A handler and her Poodles in the benching 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)
A Brussels Griffon in the benching area at Pier 92 & 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)
A Chinese Crested in the benching 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)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Skeeter, a Miniature Pinscher, is kept warm by his owners while waiting for a shuttle at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: A Standard Poodle named Sweet William is hugged backstage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Dogs compete in the ring at the at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Carly McNellie (13) checks her Whipit 'Bump' at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: A man checks his phone at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Dogs compete in the ring at the at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: A standard poodle named Paris has his hair done at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: An Afghan runs in the ring at the at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: An Afghan stretches at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: An Afghan is viewed backstage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Faith Rogers,11, with American Foxhound 'Bobby in the benching 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)
A Bichon Frise 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)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: An Afghan runs in the ring at the at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on February 16, 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 begins on Monday and will conclude with the awarding of 'Best of Show' on Tuesday night. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A Bichon Frise 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)
A Bichon Frise 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)
A Toy Poodle in the benching 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)
A Bichon Frise in the benching 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)
Old English Sheepdogs 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)
A Cocker Spaniel being groomed in the benching 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)
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NEW YORK (AP) - A soft-spoken beagle really raised a ruckus.

Wagging her tail a mile a minute, Miss P became America's top dog Tuesday night by winning best in show in a big surprise at the Westminster Kennel Club.

At 4, Miss P is a grand-niece of Uno - in 2008, the immensely popular hound barked and bayed his way to becoming the only previous beagle to win at the nation's most prominent dog show.

Miss P, however, didn't let out a peep in the ring.

"She is a princess," handler Will Alexander said.

A quiet one, too. Not your normal, everyday, vocal beagle, as most owners can attest.

Instead, it was the packed crowd at Madison Square Garden that seemed to loudly gasp when judge David Merriam picked her in a dog show world shocker.

Only a half-hour after her win did the 15-inch Miss P, a breed known as "big beagles," started making a noise. And that was only because her people were giving her treats.

The best-of-seven final ring was full of favorites.

Matisse, a Portuguese water dog that's a cousin of President Barack Obama's family pet Sunny, was the top-winning male in show dog history with 238. Swagger the old English sheepdog finished second at Westminster in 2013 and clearly drew the biggest cheers.

A Skye terrier came in second this time. A standard poodle, a shih tzu owned by Patty Hearst and an English springer spaniel also made it to the last ring.

Miss P was the one that charmed Merriam. He is a retired California trial-courts judge and has spent more than 50 years with dogs, but this was the first time he'd judged a best in show.

"She never let me down. She didn't make any mistakes," Alexander said.

There's no prize money for winning Westminster. Instead, there's prestige forever in the dog circles, plus the possibility of lucrative breeding rights.

The tri-colored Miss P also earned a full day Wednesday - appearances of morning TV shows, a meeting with Donald Trump, lunch at prominent Manhattan restaurant Sardi's and a walk-on part in the Broadway hit musical "Kinky Boots."

It was the 20th best in show win in the United States for the Canadian-born Miss P. The dog lives in both Milton and Enderby, British Columbia. Her call name is short for Peyton, and her official champion's name is Tashtins Lookin for Trouble.

One of her owners is Eddie Dziuk, a co-owner of Uno. Her other co-owners are Lori Crandlemire and daughter Kaitlyn.

Uno turns 10 in May and now lives in Texas with owner Caroline Dowell, across the street from her ranch.

"Uno has his own television set," Dowell said by phone after Miss P's win. "I assume he was watching."

Dowell said Miss P was "delightful," albeit a bit quiet.

"She's not quite the showman that Uno is, but I'm a little prejudiced," she said. "There aren't many dogs that are. Uno could go in the show ring right now and do what he did up there at Westminster."

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