Rough week? Let these puppy portraits from Beverly Hills Dog Show make your day

Gidget the pug is driven around in a toy car at the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills Dog Show.
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Loran Morgan is the handler for Oz, a 3-year-old golden retriever owned by Rebecca Crigler. His favorite toy is a baby shark.
Loran Morgan is the handler for Oz, a 3-year-old golden retriever owned by Rebecca Crigler. His favorite toy is a baby shark.
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Who’s a good doggie? Well, all of them. But they competed to be the best at the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills Dog Show earlier this year. Don’t worry, no spoilers here — only visual treats.

You can catch them in action during the Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina, which will air May 17 at 8 p.m. on NBC.

Debbie Gibb, 63, of San Diego, poses with Jack, a bichon frise, at the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills Dog Show
Debbie Gibb, 63, of San Diego, poses with Jack, a bichon frise, at the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills Dog Show. Jack loves to chase balls and sleeps between pillows on the bed.
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 Daniel Faber, 24, and sister Brittany Faber, 31, of Los Angeles, pose with Neville, a 13-month-old, 35-lb soft-coated wheaten terrier.
Daniel Faber, 24, and sister Brittany Faber, 31, of Los Angeles, pose with Neville, a soft-coated wheaten terrier. Neville likes to play with his plush gnome Norm and eat turkey fries (testicles).
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Bob Ardecky, 66, of San Diego, poses with his 125-lb grand champion dog Enzo Testarossa, 2 years old, a Cane Corso.
Bob Ardecky, 66, of San Diego, poses with his grand champion dog Enzo Testarossa, a Cane Corso. His favorite food is Hebrew National hot dogs, and “not the cheap ones.” The worst thing he has destroyed is a cellphone. His favorite hobby is sleeping and going to Encinitas Beach, but doesn’t like to go in the water.
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Staci Thompson, 61, of Long Beach, poses with Ari, a 13-month-old papillon.
Staci Thompson, 61, of Long Beach, poses with Ari, a 13-month-old papillon. Ari’s favorite toys are a blue shark and a hairy squirrel.
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Tammy Basile of Capistrano, poses with 3-year-old Mandy, a Weimaraner
Tammy Basile of Capistrano, poses with Mandy, whose call name is “Strawberry Fields Forever.” The dog is obsessed with “hunting for rats” and lives at home with her uncle Colt, 11, and aunt Molly, 14, who are also Weimaraners.
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Walt Freshour, of Lake Forest, and Carrie Jordan, of Garden Grove, show off Dalmatians Candy and Coco.
Walt Freshour of Lake Forest, and Carrie Jordan of Garden Grove, show off Dalmatians Candy and Coco. Candy loves all kinds of food and sleeps on the couch. Coco loves chasing squirrels and chewing on squeaky toys.
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A bunch of pugs at the Beverly Hills Dog Show
From left: Katy Cable of Long Beach holds her pug Olive; Gidget (pictured without owner); Lori Cox of Newport Beach, with her pug Chloe; Lizzie Castaneda of Covina, with her pug Ninja Nate; and Catherine Large of Marina del Rey, with Jewels.
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 Jim Moon of Danville poses with his 6-year-old, 38-lb corded puli, Archie.
Jim Moon of Danville poses with his 6-year-old corded puli, Archie.
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Ray Castaneda of Covina kisses his pug Ninja Nate.
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Steven Foreman of Laverne poses with Rascal, a 19-month-old 115-lb Bernese  mountain dog. Rascal loves stuffed bones and squeaky toys and sleeps in the coldest place he can find on the tile.
Steven Foreman, of Laverne, poses with Rascal, a 19-month-old Bernese mountain dog. Rascal loves stuffed bones and squeaky toys and sleeps in the coldest place he can find on the tile.
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Vi Harrison, 61, of Benson, Ariz., poses with her 19-month-old Dogue de Bordeaux call-named "Rowling" from Sweden, officially named Grande Bulls Bellatrix Lestrange.
Vi Harrison, 61, of Benson, Ariz., poses with her 19-month-old Dogue de Bordeaux call-named ""Rowling from Sweden, officially named Grande Bulls Bellatrix Lestrange.
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Liz Snider, 31, of Selma, poses with Ramona, a 13-month-old rough coat Saint Bernard.
Liz Snider, 31, of Selma, poses with Ramona, a 13-month-old rough coat Saint Bernard. Ramona loves squeaky toys, her stuffed rhino and eating raw minnow treats. Her owner lets her sleep with her in a king-size bed, but Snider says she has to put up with Ramona’s loud snoring.
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Gloria Toussaint of Yucaipa poses with "Bogie," a 4-year-old Alaskan malamute, at the Kennel Club of Beverly Hills Dog Show.
Gloria Toussaint of Yucaipa poses with Bogie, a 4-year-old Alaskan malamute. Bogie loves his squeaky toy, sleeping on the couch and the floor and pulling kids on a skateboard.
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Marcia Walsh of San Martin and her granddaughter Tatum Bartlett, 11, of San Francisco, pose with her 190-lb 2-year-old wolf breed Quinn.
Marcia Walsh of San Martin and her granddaughter Tatum Bartlett, 11, of San Francisco, pose with 2-year-old wolf breed Quinn.
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Kathleen Sepulveda, left, of San Diego, holds her Japanese Chin Zoolander and her sister, Maria Moody, of Malibu, holds her Japanese Chin Brittany.
Kathleen Sepulveda, left, of San Diego, holds her Japanese Chin Zoolander and her sister, Maria Moody, of Malibu, holds her Japanese Chin Brittany. The dogs like steak for treats.
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Six-year-old Jax is a 100-pound bloodhound whose caregiver, Jason Conley, is a K9 officer with the Pomona Police Department.
Six-year-old Jax is a 100-pound bloodhound whose caregiver, Jason Conley, is a K9 officer with the Pomona Police Department. Jax’s job is to find criminals and missing people, and he’s not so interested in toys — just food. His favorite grub is Vienna sausages and he loves chewing on a fire hose to pass the time.
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Connie Kling, 65, poses with her 3-year-old grand champion Scottish terrier, Annika. Annika loves freeze-dried liver.
Connie Kling, 65, poses with her 3-year-old grand champion Scottish terrier, Annika. Annika loves freeze-dried liver.
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Angel Fernandez-Baker, 35, of Tacoma, Wash., poses with her 41-lb, 3-year-old black poodle, Audrey.
Angel Fernandez-Baker, 35, of Tacoma, Wash., poses with her 3-year-old black poodle, Audrey.
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Sandra Smith of Norco poses with Cosette, a 14-month-old silver and black poodle standard.
Sandra Smith of Norco poses with Cosette, a silver and black poodle standard. Smith said she and Cosette were supporting friends who were competing. Cosette’s favorite food is freeze-dried liver.
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