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Calgary Dog Wins Big at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

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A dog from the Calgary area has achieved a significant victory at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The boxer, named Doc, placed third among more than 400 entries in his group.

Doc and Sheila McAvoy

Doc, whose registered name is GCHB CH Tybrushe’s Livin Notoriety, was entered by Sheila McAvoy from Dewinton, Alberta.

They participated in the 148th annual show held in New York on Tuesday night. Doc and McAvoy were there to defend his best of breed title, which he won in 2023.

“This win was not only very prestigious but special as Sheila had announced his retirement from the show ring,” officials said in a statement.

This image is created by AI and not a representation of the actual dog

Canadian Winners

Several other Canadian dogs also won big this year:

  • Frankie: The colored bull terrier from Thunder Bay, Ontario, won best in the terrier group.
  • Veronica: The soft-coated Wheaten terrier from Ottawa, placed third in the terrier group.
  • Paige: The bearded collie from Lindsay, Ontario, came fourth in the herding group.

The biggest Canadian winner was Kim Wendling from Tottenham, Ontario. She won best of breed with two different dogs of two different breeds: Lincoln, the Shetland sheepdog, and Mac, the Lakeland terrier.

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