The National Dog Show presented by Purina is an annual affair that hosts the best of the best in every AKC-registered breed. Every Thanksgiving at 2pm EST, you can watch the best fluffballs, the best mop dogs, the best long-legged hounds compete for Best in Show.
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And while it's all serious business in the ring, the behind-the-scenes is a total animal house (pun intended). Among the barking rows of dogs getting primped and pampered, you can catch a butt sniff here or a kissing attack there. Here are a few of our absolute favorite moments from the 2017 National Dog Show presented by Purina.