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National Dog Show 2018 Results

Sorry for the lateness of this post. I usually try to post the dog show winners as soon as they happen, but this year I was the hostess for Thanksgiving, so I had to DVR the show. Without further ado, here are the Group Winners:

Terrier: Wire Fox Terrier
Hound: Whippet
Toy: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Working: Doberman Pinscher
Sporting: Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Non-Sporting: Lhasa Apso
Herding: Pembroke Welsh Corgi

And the best in show is… Continue reading National Dog Show 2018 Results

2016 AKC National Championship: Best in the Herding Group

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Preston, shown here on the cover of the Canine Chronicle. From the dog’s Facebook page.

Taking the top prize: the Puli Preston, who is the top-ranked dog of all breeds in the country

Followed by:  Shetland Sheepdog, Belgian Sheepdog, Smooth Collie

Winner Info:  GCHB CH Cordmaker Mister Blue Sky, owned by E. Charles, J. Beaudoin, L. Pitts, P. Kelly, and S. Huebner.  Call Sign Preston

Next Up: Best Bred by Exhibitor Finals

2016 AKC National Championship: Best in the Working Group

Devlin, pictured here winning his breed at Westminster.  Photo courtesy:  Mephisto Boxers Facebook page
Devlin, pictured here winning his breed at Westminster. Photo courtesy: Mephisto Boxers Facebook page

Tonight’s working group competition was won by: Devlin, the Boxer. I love that the judge had a rose for him!

Runners up were: Doberman Pinscher, Portuguese Water Dog, Mastiff

Winner Info: GCHP CH Mephisto’s Speak Of The Devil, owned by Mrs. Jack Billhardt and Sergio Tenenbaum.

Next up: The Herding Group

2016 AKC National Championship: Best in the Sporting Group

AngusPhoto Courtesy Canine Chronicle
Angus
Photo Courtesy Canine Chronicle

Best in Group: the Clumber Spaniel

Followed by: Cocker Spaniel (ASCOB), English Springer Spaniel, German Shorthaired Pointer

Winner info: GCHS CH Clussexx Man Of Steel, owned by Reg J. Hubbard, W. & K. Holbrook, and B Dowd. Call sign Angus.

That’s it for tonight. Come back tomorrow for more from the 2016 AKC National Championships from Orlando.

2016 AKC National Championship: Best in the Non-Sporting Group

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Flynn Photo Courtesy Canine Chronicle

Best in Group goes to: the Bichon Frise

Runners-up are: Chow Chow, French Bulldog, and the Miniature Poodle

Winner info: GCHP CH Belle Creek’s All I Care About Is Love, owned by Patrina Odette, Lindsay Van Keuren, Lorrie L Carlton, and Lawrence A Letsche. Call sign Flynn.

Next up: The Sporting Group

2016 AKC National Championship: Best in Hound Group

Brazen  Photo Courtesy:  Cambridge MN Kennel Club
Brazen
Photo Courtesy: Cambridge MN Kennel Club

Winner, winner, chicken dinner goes to: the Whippet

Runners-up are: Greyhound, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Borzoi

Winner info: GCHP CH Sporting Fields Shameless, owned by Barbara Call, J Cooney-Waterhouse, Dionne Butt, & Amanda Giles. Call sign Brazen. This is the same dog who won the group in 2015.

Next up: The Non-Sporting Group

Westminster 2016: Terrier Group Winners

The Skye Terrier, Charlie
The Skye Terrier, Charlie

Winners in the Terrier Group are as follows:

Best in Group: Skye Terrier, Charlie
2nd Place: Border Terrier, Leonard
3rd Place: Wire Fox Terrier, Monte Cristo
4th Place: Lakeland Terrier, Jenny

All of today’s pictures are from Westminster Kennel Club’s website.

Up next: the grand prize, Best in Show!

Westminster 2016: Working Group Winners

The Samoyed, Bogey
The Samoyed, Bogey
Winners in the Working Group are as follows:

Best in Group: Samoyed, Bogey
2nd Place: Boxer, Devlin
3rd Place: Rottweiler, Indie
4th Place: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Gus

Best moment of the show so far: the Leonberger figured out very quickly that his snacks were in the handler’s coat pocket, and he kept trying to get to them – through the cloth – the whole time he was running around the ring!

Photo courtesy McMagic Samoyeds.

Check back soon for the Terrier Group winners.