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Patty Hearst’s Dog Wins At Westminster

Hearst’s pooch won best of breed for the toy group and will compete in the finals tonight. The dog is named Rocket, not Tania as one might hope.

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Westminster’s 2014 Best In Show

A wire fox terrier named Sky won last night’s 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. This was Sky’s 129th best in show ribbon overall — she became a Triple Crown winner in dogdom, too, having previously taken the National Dog Show and the top AKC event. A wire fox terrier has won 14 times at the nation’s ...

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Ewok Wins Westminster 2013

His name is Banana Joe. Details.

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“Not A Cat” Wins Westminster Dog Show

A tiny Pekingese named Malachy bested 185 other breeds to take the top Westminster prize at Madison Square Garden yesterday. “He’s a super dog who had a stupendous night,” Vogels told reporters as Malachy lay quietly on a table before them. His handler and part-owner, David Fitzpatrick, was asked whether the 11-pound (5 kilograms) champ has feline traits, given that ...

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TODAY IN NYC: Dogs Against Romney Protest Outside Westminster Show

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Best In Show

Hickory the Scottish deerhound won best in show at the Westminster Dog Show in Manhattan last night. I attended Westminster a few years ago and the best part is walking around under Madison Square Garden before the show, when they let you meet a lot of the dogs.

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Westminster: Sadie Wins, PETA Disrupts

A four year-old Scottish terrier named Sadie won Best of Show at Westminster yesterday, moments after PETA protesters took over the center ring to scream about puppy mills. Two women walked into the center ring at Madison Square Garden and held up signs that said “Mutts Rule” and “Breeders Kill Shelter Dogs’ Chances,” the latter a slogan popularized by People ...

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Senior Citizen Wins Westminster

Ten year-old Stump, a Sussex spaniel, has become the oldest dog ever to win Westminster. At 10 years old, Stump the Sussex spaniel should be well into his dotage. Instead, the dog who technically retired four years ago took home Best in Show on Tuesday at the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club show at Madison Square Garden, becoming the oldest ...

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PETA Protests Westminster

If you were going past Madison Square Garden last night, you might have thought the KKK was having a membership drive. But no, it was just PETA handing out flyers to protest the Westminster dog show. “Is this really the KKK?” somebody asked the woman in the white robe and the pointy hat. Crowds gawked Monday at a table set ...

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Numero Uno

Who’s a sweet, sweet doggie? Uno, the first beagle to ever win Westminster, that’s who. Uno’s well-chosen stage name is K-Run’s Park Me In First. My childhood dog was a beagle. I’ve always had a soft spot for hounds. Ah-ooo!

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