Monday and Tuesday this week, she's turning her eye on the Westminster Dog Show. Held at New York City's Madison Square Garden, it's the 142nd annual showing of dogs vying to be named the best in their breeds. Judges look at a dog's temperament, obedience, athletic ability, and physical standards to separate out the very good dogs from the very best dogs.
This is Litovsky's third year photographing the event and her images show owners, breeders, and groomers bustling around dousing dogs with hairspray or cuddling their prized pets.
"The dogs are like a center of calmness and the people are running around nervously," says Litovsky.
For many dedicated breeders, the show is a culmination of a year's worth of training and