Bill, a Chihuahua owned by Connie Newcomb of South Whitehall, paraded in front of judges Monday at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.
Bill, a Chihuahua owned by Connie Newcomb of South Whitehall, paraded in front of judges Monday at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. Bill, a 2-year-old smooth-coat Chihuahua, "showed well" in today's best of breed category in the Toy category, but did not win, Newcomb told Patch in an e-mail today. It was Bill's first time at Westminster, although Newcomb has shown there four other times. Her Chihuahua Rocky was an entrant last year and won an Award of Merit in 2010. Newcomb said Bill, who's registered name is Ch Stellar's Master of the Renaissance, became a champion last June and is now working on his grand championship. Even though Bill didn't win, Newcomb plans to stay in New York to watch the show at …
Rocky, a smooth coat chihuahua, and Deacon, a French bulldog, were among those competing in the prestigious dog show. Their owners reside in South Whitehall.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Rocky, a 3-year-old smooth coat chihuahua, faced some tough competition this year at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, according to owner and handler Connie Newcomb of South Whitehall. "Rocky did not win anything, but we had fun," Newcomb wrote in an email. She was still in New York Tuesday, a day after the competition, enjoying the city. It was Rocky's third trip to Westminster. Meanwhile, Barbara Toczek was back home in South Whitehall on Tuesday afternoon with Babyface Bandits Deacon, a French bulldog, who also competed in the 136th annual dog show but did not win in his category. Toczek said 39 French bulldogs were in the competition, and "only one can win." This was the fourth year Toczek was at Westminster, but the …