A wire fox terrier
called King won best in show hours later.
NEW YORK, Feb 12 (Reuters) -- A wire fox terrier
won "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors.
He met another dog walker and stooped down to pose for a snap with a Wire Fox Terrier
Michigan handler Doug Belter's candidates this year include a Wire Fox Terrier
and a Beagle, with whom he drove for 11 hours to get to New York.
Name the white wire fox terrier
who accompanies Tin-Tin on his adventures?
Best in Show prize was won last year by Sky, a wire fox terrier
The prime contenders: Sky the wire fox terrier
, Matisse the Portuguese water dog, Swagger the old English sheepdog, Riley the Irish water spaniel and the Fifinator, a Doberman who has her own Facebook page.
English springer spaniel (Pratt et al., 2000), Wire fox terrier
(Howard, and Bowles, 1988) and Golden retriever (Cornegliani and Ghibaudo, 1999).
But Brussels has alongside its famous, preposterous figurine of a urinating toddler, umpteen murals devoted to a boy hack and his two companions - a white wire fox terrier
called Snowy and the ever-thirsty Captain Haddock.
"Sophie Gets Curtains" is the charming story of a growing wire fox terrier
whose family surprises her with a new dog house to reward her for passing her 2-year-old puppy test.
Also competing for the title was: German shepherd Elmo, who won the pastoral group; boxer Max, who won the Working Group; wire fox terrier
Henry, who won the Best Terrier category; Theo, a standard poodle, who took first place in the Utility group; and Eric, a bishon frise which won the Toy category.
Theatre bosses said today there was no link between the accident and the death of Sly Fox, a 13-year-old wire fox terrier