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Westminster Dog Show Winners!

Westminster Dog Show Winners!

What breeds have won the Westminster Dog Show?

When the Westminster show takes over New York's Madison Square Garden February 13-14, 2012, it marks its 136th consecutive year of operation. Westminster represents the pinnacle of U.S. dog shows by any measure, starting with sheer numbers. Its 2,600 entrants have all attained the rank of champion, and it includes representatives of the American Kennel Club-recognized breeds.

Let's review the winners of previous years:

YEAR BREED

2011 Scottish Deerhound
2010 Scottish Terrier
2009 Spaniel (Sussex)
2008 Beagle
2007 Spaniel (English Springer)
2006 Bull Terrier (colored)
2005 Pointer (German Shorthaired)
2004 Newfoundland
2003 Kerry Blue Terrier
2002 Poodle (Miniature)
2001 Bichon Frise

2000 Spaniel (English Springer)
1999 Papillon
1998 Norwich Terrier
1997 Standard Schnauzer
1996 Spaniel (Clumber)
1995 Scottish Terrier
1994 Norwich Terrier
1993 Spaniel (English Springer)
1992 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1991 Poodle (Standard)
1990 Pekingese
1989 Doberman Pinscher
1988 Pomeranian
1987 German Shepherd Dog
1986 Pointer
1985 Scottish Terrier
1984 Newfoundland
1983 Afghan Hound
1982 Pekingese
1981 Pug
1980 Siberian Husky
1979 Spaniel (Irish Water)
1978 Yorkshire Terrier
1977 Sealyham Terrier
1976 Lakeland Terrier
1975 Old English Sheepdog
1974 Pointer (German Shorthaired)
1973 Poodle (Standard)
1972 Spaniel (English Springer)
1971 Spaniel (English Springer)
1970 Boxer
1969 Skye Terrier
1968 Lakeland Terrier
1967 Scottish Terrier
1966 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1965 Scottish Terrier
1964 Whippet
1963 Spaniel (English Springer)
1962 West Highland White Terrier
1961 Poodle (Toy)
1960 Pekingese
1959 Poodle (Miniature)
1958 Poodle (Standard)
1957 Afghan Hound
1956 Poodle (Toy)
1955 Bulldog
1954 Spaniel (Cocker) A.S.C.O.B.
1953 Doberman Pinscher
1952 Doberman Pinscher
1951 Boxer
1950 Scottish Terrier
1949 Boxer
1948 Bedlington Terrier
1947 Boxer
1946 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1945 Scottish Terrier
1944 Welsh Terrier
1943 Poodle (Miniature)
1942 West Highland White Terrier
1941 Spaniel (Cocker) Black
1940 Spaniel (Cocker) Black
1939 Doberman Pinscher
1938 Setter (English)
1937 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1936 Sealyham Terrier
1935 Poodle (Standard)
1934 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1933 Airedale Terrier
1932 Pointer
1931 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1930 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1929 Collie (Rough)
1928 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1927 Sealyham Terrier
1926 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1925 Pointer
1924 Sealyham Terrier

1923 According to the official Westminster website, There was no BEST IN SHOW award in 1923. The American Kennel Club barred interbreed competition for 1923 except in the Miscellaneous Class. Comprehensive new rules for Group & Best in Show judging were adopted effective for 1924.

1922 Airedale Terrier
1921 Spaniel (Cocker) Parti
1920 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1919 Airedale Terrier
1918 Bull Terrier (White)
1917 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1916 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1915 Fox Terrier (Wire)
1914 Old English Sheepdog
1913 Bulldog
1912 Airedale Terrier
1911 Scottish Terrier
1910 Fox Terrier (Smooth)
1909 Fox Terrier (Smooth)
1908 Fox Terrier (Smooth)
1907 Fox Terrier (Smooth)