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Jewel the American Foxhound!
After winning the Hound Group at last year's National Dog Show and again at Westminster this past February, the stars aligned for Jewel to shine and finally take home the Best in Show crown. In fact, GCH Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box — that's Jewel's registered name — is the first hound to ever win the National Dog Show, which was dominated by terriers in five of its first 11 years.
Emerging from a field of 1,500 canine competitors, Jewel overtook a Standard Schnauzer, Irish Water Spaniel, Pekingese, Norfolk Terrier, Bichon Frise and Bearded Collie (the clear crowd favorite) in the Best in Show round. This is the 67th time that Jewel has been awarded the Best in Show title at a dog show... and she's only three years old!
Check out more of our pictures from the ring, and tell us which breed you were rooting for!
Shayna Meliker, Vetstreet
Name: GCH Quintessential Chauncey
Name: CH Sunups Heavenly Scent
Breed: English Foxhound
Name: GCH Heritage Hill Logo
Breed: Cardigan Welsh Corgi
The Hound Group competes in the National Dog Show. The winner of the group was the American Foxhound.
Name: GCH Gamegards Maverick V Braeside
Laura Cross, Vetstreet
Name: GCH Foxvale Avatar Best Of Times
Breed: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Name: GCH Raynbo's Run For The Roses
Name: CH Full Circle's Treasure Island
Breed: Anatolian Shepherd
Name: CH Starlite the Gremlin
Breed: Tibetan Spaniel
Name: Lavandels Doni
Breed: Icelandic Sheepdog
Name: Dynamax's Bad Moon Risin'
Breed: Old English Sheepdog
Name: GCH Oakiok Oh My Oh My
Breed: Alaskan Malamute
Name: CH Lanstarr Squire Talfryn O'Boyle
Breed: Shetland Sheepdog
Name: GCH Pebblesrun Play It Again Ham
Name: GCH Kiarry's Pandora's Box
Breed: American Foxhound
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