Malachy the Pekingese was named Best in Show at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York on Tuesday. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Officials in Jiangmen, China, have cancelled a ban on dogs in urban areas. Here, a man plays with dogs in Shanghai. The city, China's largest, slashed its steep fees for dog registration and set a one-dog per family limit, trying to control a soaring pet population and curb rabies. AP hide caption

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Panda, a Border Collie sniffer dog, checks out samples at the Dogs Against Cancer and For Life Foundation in Hungary. Barnabas Honeczy/AP hide caption

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