Topic: Westminster Dog Show

The 5 Most Ridiculous Quotes About Westminster Dog Show Champion Malachy

The 5 Most Ridiculous Quotes About Westminster Dog Show Champion Malachy

Yesterday, a tribble-esque creature named Malachy won “Best In Show” at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the biggest competition of its kind. The only way this could get any better for the pint-sized Pekingese would be if he had any concept of what a “competition” is. Seriously, I love the way people talk about him as if he’s some kind of human celebrity with agency and not a trained animal who has figured out that certain kinds of movements will earn him treats. Here are the five most ridiculous things people have said about him. More »

Congratulations To Foxcliffe Hickory Wind, Winner Of The 2011 Westminster Dog Show

Congratulations To Foxcliffe Hickory Wind, Winner Of The 2011 Westminster Dog Show

The title of Best in Show at this year’s Westminster Dog Show went to a Scottish deerhound known as Hickory. Hickory’s a five-year-old “bitch” (seriously, that how the Westminster folks deal with gender), and is the first deerhound to ever take home the title. A Vegas betting expert put Hickory’s odds of winning at only 60-to-1, making her a literal underdog! More »