March 1, 2001
Follow five dog owners as they primp and pamper their loyal companions for the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. From terriers to bloodhounds, all of the contestants are busy getting last minute touches done to coats and training regimens. Out of the five top dogs, one of them is initially disqualified for poor behavior in the presentation section. After the best in show is announced, the owners and dogs venture off to their respective homes. Life is not all dog shows for these owners, however, as the victors find frustration in the aftermath of winning. The other contestants are simply trying to make a living with their talents, such as creating a purebred canine magazine for the show dog industry. Through it all, the contestants find a balance between competition and real world.