Following two nights of challenging competition, GCHP CH Belle Creek’s All I Care About Is Love, a Bichon Frise known as “Flynn,” has been awarded the coveted Best in Show title at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan® at Madison Square Garden in New York on Feb. 13. The decision was made by Mrs. Betty-Anne Stenmark, a lifetime participant in the dog sport.
Other events featured as a part of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show this year included AKC Meet the Breeds, Masters Agility Championship Finals, Masters Obedience Championship Finals, and Junior Showmanship Finals.
The Reserve Best in Show and Group Winners:
Reserve Best in Show: GCH CH Ingebar’s Tynan Dances With Wildflowers, a Giant Schnauzer known as “Ty,” owned by Sandra Nordstrom & Carol Mann & Maryann Bisceglia.
After winning Best of Breed competitions, the following top dogs went on to win in their respective groups and compete for Best in Show:
Sporting: GCH CH Kamand’s Full Of Beans @ Erinhill, a Sussex Spaniel known as “Bean,” owned by Karen Ann Toner & Amanda W Toner.
Hound: GCHG CH Belisarius JP My Sassy Girl, a Borzoi known as “Lucy,” owned by Michele Molnar & Jamie Danburg & Minoru Kato.
Working: GCH CH Ingebar’s Tynan Dances With Wildflowers, a Giant Schnauzer known as “Ty,” owned by Sandra Nordstrom & Carol Mann & Maryann Bisceglia.
Terrier: GCH CH Yarrow Venerie Winning Ticket, a Norfolk Terrier known as “Winston,” owned by Victor Malzoni Jr & Nancy Shaw & Pam Beale.
Toy: GCHS CH Hill Country’s Puttin’ On The Ritz, a Pug known as “Biggie,” owned by Carolyn Koch.
Non-Sporting: GCHP CH Belle Creek’s All I Care About Is Love, a Bichon Frise known as “Flynn,” owned by Patrina & Bruce Odette & Lindsay Van Keuren & Lorrie Carlton & L Letsche DVM.
Herding: GCHP CH Majestic Elite Clever Endeavor a Border Collie known as “Slick,” owned by Ricki Johnson & J Frank Baylis & Ronni Delay.
Congratulations to all of these incredible canines!