Scottish Terrier Triumphs at National Dog ShowPublished November 25, 2009
Over 1,400 dogs competed for the title, but in the end only one pawed its way to the prize. The Scottish Terrier claimed the grand prize in the 2009 National Dog Show.
More than 1,400 dogs in 160 breeds competed for the title of top dog, but in the end only one pawed its way to the prize. Judge Mrs. Robert Smith awarded Best in Show to "Sadie," a Scottish Terrier owned by Amelia Musser of Mackinac Island, MI.
This was Sadie the Scottie's 100th Best in Show win and she is only the third Scottish Terrier to win the National Dog Show.
This year's dog show also featured three new breeds that have been accepted by the American Kennel Club. The Irish red-and-white setter, Norwegian buhund and Pyrenean shepherd.
Below are the Winners of each Group:
Terrier Group: Scottish Terrier "Sadie" Ch. Roundtown Mercedes of Maryscot Owner: Amelia Musser, Mackinac Island, MI
Herding Group: Bearded Collie "Roy" Ch. Tolkien Raintree Mr. Baggins Owner: Ellen Charles, Washington, D.C.
Hound Group: Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen "Cupid" Ch. Celestial CJ's Hearts on Fire Owner: Jeanne & Charles Hurtz & Lynn & Mark Florian, Darien CT
Non-Sporting Group: Bulldog "Uli" Ch. Kepley's Showbiz Razzle Dazzle Owners: Joan Fisher, Robert Speiser, Barbara Wolfe, New York, NY
Toy Group: Miniature Pinscher "Major" Ch. Kimro's Soldier Boy Owner: Richard & Linda Stark & Kim Pastella Calvacca, Westbury, NH
Sporting: Labrador Retriever "R.J." Ch. Casbar's Hart to Hart J.H. Owner: Diane Ammerman, Mahwah, NJ
Working Group: Doberman Pinscher "OJ" Ch. Allure Blazing Star Alisaton Owner: Nancy Bosley, Julie Porter, Carmen Pitts, Cary, NC