Westminster Dog Show

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Westminster Crowd Falls Silent as New Top Dog Named

Flynn the bichon frise won best in show

(Newser) - Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the crowd at Madison Square Garden. Fans who had been loudly shouting for their favorites fell into stunned silence when judge Betty-Anne Stenmark announced her... More »

America Has a New Top Dog

Rumor is 2nd German shepherd champ in Westminster history

(Newser) - It was quite a rally for Rumor—and a commanding comeback for German shepherds, too. Rumor was crowned America's top dog Tuesday night when, a year after a near miss on the very same green carpet, she came out of retirement to win best in show at the Westminster... More »

Distracted Beagle Charms Crowd at Westminster

Go, Mia

(Newser) - The Westminster Kennel Club will crown its new best-in-show dog Tuesday night, and it's a safe bet it won't be a beagle named Mia. While running the agility course, the happy-looking pooch got distracted a number of times, much to the delight of the crowd. You can see... More »

Cats Set to Crash Westminster Dog Show

Felines will join 3 new dog breeds, though the cats won't be competing

(Newser) - A decision by the country's top dog show to admit—gasp!—cats is raising eyebrows. The felines will be added to a side event at the annual Westminster Dog Show called "Meet the Breeds " that permits ordinary humans to "play" with some of the country'... More »

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