May 28, 2011 in City

Cutting-edge style

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Conformist: Sarah Howatson, 48, of Tacoma, grooms 11-month-old standard poodle Cosmopolitan before participating in the conformation competition at the Spokane Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show and Obedience Trials on Friday at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. Cosmo has a puppy clip, while Marco, the dog in the rear, displays a continental clip. The dogs are owned by Debra Ferguson Jones, of Renton, Wash., and Howatson is the caretaker for Cosmo. The show runs through Sunday. For more photos from the show, go to
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