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Louisville border collie wins honor at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Bichon frise wins best in show at Westminster Drew Angerer Getty Images Flynn the bichon frise
Herman Weaver | 14 February, 2018, 20:12

Flynn, the Bichon Frise, with handler Bill McFadden, poses after winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club 142nd Annual Dog Show in Madison Square Garden, Feb. 13, 2018, in New York City.

The remaining five finalists selected over two days as top dogs in their respective canine categories were a borzoi, a pug, a border collie, a Sussex spaniel and a Norfolk terrier.

GCHP CH Belle Creek's All I Care About Is Love, a Bichon Frise known as "Flynn", owned by Patrina & Bruce Odette & Lindsay Van Keuren & Lorrie Carlton & L Letsche DVM.

The victor of this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was announced Tuesday night, with a bichon frise named Flynn coming out triumphant and claiming the "Best in Show" award.

Among those who were defeated by the fluffy white was the No. 2 "reserve best in show", a giant schnauzer named Ty.

"It's bittersweet because I enjoy being around him - he's lived with me for two years - but it's a pretty awesome way to stop", McFadden said. His co-owner, Sandra Nordstrom, is from Ocean City and he is handled by Katie Bernardin of Chaplin, Connecticut.

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More than 200 dog breeds and varieties were represented in the two-day event, joining the contest from all 50 US states and 16 other countries, including Canada, Mexico, Japan, Russia, Australia and China, the Westminster Kennel Club said in a statement.

Underdogs and upsets are way more than norm on the green carpet of the Garden - inside dog fanciers indeed fancied Flynn, but the people sitting in the stands was obviously pulling for other dogs.

Nearly 6, Flynn posted his 42nd career best in show victory in what is nearly certainly his last show before retiring. The dogs participating in the competition were divided into seven groups - hound, toy, nonsporting, herding, working, sporting and terrier.

Rumor, a female German shepherd, was named Best in Show at last year's competition.

Dogs joined this year's contest from all 50 USA states and 16 other countries, including Canada, Mexico, Japan, Russia, Australia and China, the Westminster Kennel Club said in a statement.

Purebred shows have their share of critics from animal rights groups, including PETA, which say the contests reward superficial qualities and say the focus should be on finding good homes for dogs in shelters.

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