Rhodesian Ridgebacks Win Best Booth in Show at AKC National Championship

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The AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin was filled with exciting competition and fun for all. Perhaps one of the most memorable parts of the show was the array of booths at Meet the Breeds. Owners and their dogs dressed up and decorated booths celebrating and providing information on their respective breed. While these booths are always about enjoyment and education, they also included a little competition.

All of the Meet the Breeds booths competing for "Best Booth in Show" were judged based on education, entertainment, and applicability. A difficult decision, we're sure, but the top prize went to the Rhodesian Ridgebacks! (See photo above.)

Check out pictures of the other incredible winners, by group, below.
 

Sporting Group

1. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

sporting NSDTR


2. Sussex Spaniel

sussex spaniel


3. Vizsla

viszla


4. Cocker Spaniel

cocker spaniel



Hound Group

1. Rhodesian Ridgeback

rhodesian ridgeback


2. Irish Wolfhound

irish wolfhound


3. Otterhound

otterhound


4. Saluki

saluki


Working Group

1. Rottweiler

rottweiler


2. Leonberger

leonberger


3. Akita

akita


4. Anatolian Shepherd Dog

anatolian shepherd



Terrier Group

1. Dandie Dinmont Terrier

dandie dinmont


2. Border Terrier

border terrier


3. Glen of Imaal Terrier

glen of imaal


4. Scottish Terrier

scottish terrier



Toy Group

1. Chihuahua

chihuahua


2. Pekingese

toy pekingese


3. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

cavalier king charles spaniel


4. Poodle

poodle



Non-Sporting Group

1. Keeshond

keeshond


2. French Bulldog

french bulldog


3. Bulldog

bulldog


4. Chow Chow

chow chow



Herding Group

1. Old English Sheepdog

old english sheepdog


2. Shetland Sheepdog

shetland sheepdog


3. Swedish Vallhund

swedish vallhund


4. Berger Picard

berger picard



Miscellaneous Group

1. Nederlandse Kooijerhondje

nederlandse kooijerhondje


2. Barbet

barbet


3. Dogo Argentino

dogo argentino


4. Azawakh

azawakh


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