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The fun-loving Samoyed has been a hit in dog shows in recent years. You'll have to pay for the quality though: while you can find puppies for $1,000, some cost as much as 11 times that.
Klondike, a 2-year-old Samoyed from San Francisco is bathed by Michael Provence in the Doggie Day Spa at the Pennsylvania Hotel, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005, in New York. Klondike will be competing in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which begins Monday Feb. 14, 2005, at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)