Wailin’ Phelan The Bearded Lass CAX FCAT3 owned by Krista Shreet and Ted Koch of Crownsville, MD
Phelan was crowned Fastest Dog USA at the 2020 AKC Fast CAT Invitational, December 9-11, in Orlando FL in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The fastest dogs from each breed, based on rankings from AKC Fast Coursing Ability Tests (Fast CAT), were invited to participate in the inaugural AKC Fast CAT Invitational for the designation of Fastest Dog USA or Speed of the Breeds Champion. All dogs ran three times, with the cumulative speed determining the fastest dogs. The event brought together 117 dogs from across the country.
Phelan ran 100 yards in 6.346 seconds—or 32.3 miles per hour.
You can watch Phelan when the AKC Fastest Dogs USA airs December 13th at 6pm EST / 3pm PST on ESPN2 and the ESPN app.