Understanding the Wire Fox Terrier, One of Westminster’s Winningest Dogs
A decorated breed takes high honors in Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
America's premier canine club crowned a new top dog on Tuesday night: Sky, a five-year-old female wire fox terrier.
The pedigreed pooch was named best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. It was the 14th win for a wire fox terrier in 138 years of the show.
A group of 30 recognized breeds in the United States, from the short-haired bull terriers to long-haired Scottish terriers, terriers have taken the honor 46 times, more than any other type of dog.
The wire fox terrier breed was "perhaps the least quirky," the New York Times noted, in an event that saw the inclusion of mutts for the first time and that featured a strong showing