Max, a Siberian cat, sports an Arabian magician–inspired costume.Every year, New York City plays host to more than 200 dogs and cats at Meet the Breeds. The American Kennel Club and The International Cat Association hosted the fifth annual Meet the Breeds event this weekend at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
It's the world's largest showcase of dogs and cats, offering the public an opportunity to get up close to a variety of breeds. They can ask owners and responsible breeders questions and interact with the animals to find the right fit for them. Demonstration rings show off breeds' agility and obedience while vendors offer a number of unique pet products.
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But the biggest draw would probably be the official booths where cat and dog lovers can get close to the animals and learn more about each specific breed. The booths are run by breed organizations and are manned by knowledgeable members who can answer questions about grooming, nutrition and more.
Queen Elizabeth and her Corgi, Epry, pose for photos.
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