Westminster Dog Show 2017: Group Winners, Best in Show

After a long day of breed judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the best dogs came out to compete in their respective groups. A grand audience at Madison Square Garden watched closely as these beautiful dogs made their way around the ring. Here are the best winners of their groups, who will now move on to compete towards Best in Show.

Hound Group Winner:

GCh. Ch. Vin-Melca's Daggarwood Delight, a Norwegian Elkhound known as “Duffy,” owned by Patrica V Trotter.
 


Toy Group Winner:

GCHB Ch. Pequest Pickwick, a Pekingese known as “Chuckie,” owned by David Fitzpatrick.
 


Non-Sporting Group Winner:

GCHB Ch. Danfour Avalon As If, a Miniature Poodle known as “Aftin,” owned by Daniel Chavez, James Moses, & Janet Moses.
 

Herding Group Winner:

GCh. Ch. Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn, a German Shepherd Dog known as “Rumor,” owned by Deborah Stern, Pamela Buckles, Patti Dukeman, Pam McElheney and Kent Boyles.
 

Sporting Group Winner:

GCh. Ch. Vermilion's Sea Breeze, an Irish Setter known as "Adrian," owned by Sandra Nordstrom, Bruce and Mary Foote.

 

Working Group Winner:

GCh. Ch. Mephisto's Speak Of The Devil, a Boxer known as "Devlin," owned by Mrs. Jack Billhardt and Sergio Tenenbaum.

 

Terrier Group Winner:

GChS. Ch. Taliesin Twice As Nice, a Norwich Terrier known as "Tanner," owned by Lisa Sons.

 

 

And after two days of tough competition, Thomas H. Bradley III decided which dog would take home the coveted Best in Show title.

Best in Show Winner:

GCh. Ch. Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn, a German Shepherd Dog known as “Rumor,” owned by Deborah Stern, Pamela Buckles, Patti Dukeman, Pam McElheney and Kent Boyles.

 

Congratulations to all dogs, owners, and handlers.