Best Booth in Show at the 2016 AKC National Championship Meet the Breeds

Exhibitors at Meet the Breeds at the 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin created extravagant booths designed to highlight the history, function, and noted characteristics of their respective breeds. Rhodesian Ridgebacks took the top prize of Best Booth in Show.

Winners were chosen by a secret panel of judges who considered the following categories: education, entertainment, and applicability. Here are the winners from each group:


Sporting Group:

1. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

2. Sussex Spaniel

3. Vizsla

4. Cocker Spaniel


Hound Group:

1. Rhodesian Ridgeback

2. Irish Wolfhound

3. Otterhound

4. Saluki


Working Group:

1. Rottweiler

2. Leonberger

3. Akita

4. Anatolian Shepherd Dog


Terrier Group:

1. Dandie Dinmont Terrier

2. Border Terrier

3. Glen of Imaal Terrier

4. Scottish Terrier


Toy Group:

1. Chihuahua

2. Pekingese

3. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

4. Poodle


Non-Sporting Group:

1. Keeshond

2. French Bulldog

3. Bulldog

4. Chow Chow


Herding Group:

1. Old English Sheepdog

2. Shetland Sheepdog

3. Swedish Vallhund

4. Berger Picard


Miscellaneous Group:

1. Nederlandse Kooijerhondje

2. Barbet

3. Dogo Argentino

4. Azawakh