The AKC National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals Best in Show honors went to GCH CH Love That Jimmy Fallon CM, a Miniature American Shepherd known affectionately as “Jimmy," owned and handled by Jeanie Troyan McAdams. The 2016 NOHS Finals Best in Show winner was crowned by judge Mrs. Paula Nykiel after intense canine competition.
“The AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals celebrates the skill and dedication of the owner-handler and we congratulate all the dogs that topped the NOHS rankings for 2016,” said Bri Tesarz, Manager, Dog Show Rules & Programs. “We’re happy to have welcomed so many quality dogs to this year’s event and congratulations to our winner!”
The top ten owner-handled dogs (plus ties) in each breed from the 2016 qualifying years were invited to compete in the Finals, and the 711 competitors entered represented 192 different breeds/varieties.
After winning their Best of Breed competitions, the following top dogs went on to win in their respective groups and compete for AKC National Owner-Handled Series Best in Show: