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Banana Joe is Best in Show

By Rosemary Jean-LouisPosted February 13, 2013 10:19am (EST)
Banana Joe wins best in show at the 137th Westminister Dog Show. (Photo via AP)

Banana Joe wins best in show at the 137th Westminister Dog Show. (Photo via AP)


Meet America’s new top dog! Banana Joe, a five year old affenpinscher from the Netherlands.He won the Best in Show title at the 137th Westminster Kennel Club dog show yesterday. It’s a pretty timely win as this perky pooch is flying back home to retirement today. He’s a veteran at winning too. It’s his 86th best in show title overall.

Banana Joe beat Swagger, the sheep dog, already a winner of the herding group.

More than two thousand dogs competed in the contest that took place Monday and Tuesday.

If you missed the show, here are some video highlights below.

Best in Show Toy Group 2013

Best in Show Herding Group 2013

Best of Hound Group 2013

Best of Non-Sporting Group 2013

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