Meet the American Kennel Club’s top dog

Bourbon the whippet was crowned best in show at the annual American Kennel Club National Championships, where she beat out more than 4,000 dogs.
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45 on the Jersey sho It's time to meet bourbon, crowned best in show at the akc national championships. She joins us with owner cheslie Smithey. What's her secret. There's really no secret. She's she loves to show. She had a lot of preparation before this show. She showed for about two years prior and, you know, we're lucky with the whippets, they just need a quick bath. She knows she's going to show, she gets keyed up. Yeah, she gets a little nervous, we have a great rapport and a great bond. She comes from quite a family. Her sibling whiskey was best in show. My notes here tell me that bourbon can be a bit of a diva. Yes, she's the diva of the family. Her brother is a man's best friend. We have to cater to her. How does that express herself? She likes to sleep in bed. You know, she's just a diva. She's awesome. Does she always lay in like this the morning after a big competition? Just relax. Oh, yeah. This morning, I think it was a little early for her. What's her reward after a win? Oh, she doesn't know if she wins or loses. We always spoil her and treat her as good as we can regardless. I hear she may have puppies this year. Yes, we're very excited. We find out in just a couple of weeks if she's going to be a mom this spring. So, whippets can have up to ten she might be a very busy girl. Then she needs a reward for we have a gift baskets, filled with toys and food, including her favorite French fry and yes, thank you. Awesome. Thank you so much. Congratulations to you, congratulations to bourbon. We'll let her get back to sleep right now. Thank you for joining us this morning. Thank you.

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