Scottish Deerhound

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Scottish Deerhound, Westminster
Scottish Deerhound wins at Westminster; breed adoption likely to increase

Notable dog moments -- be it a starring movie role or a White House adoption -- increase demand for certain breeds. This uptick probably will happen to the Scottish deerhound, a relatively unknown breed, after Hickory took home the Westminster Best in Show on Tuesday night.

Kim Saunders, vice president of shelter outreach at, said, "We do see it after a big famous dog show like this, or when they are inserted into popular culture like when "101 Dalmatians" came out.", one of the largest online pet adoption agencies, is prepared for the heightened interest in the breeds with a purebred directory that would help would-be dog owners understand the different breeds. They also currently have 11 Scottish deerhound mixes listed on their site. ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

Scottish deerhound is the top dog at Westminster

A Scottish deerhound who loves to chase wild animals caught her biggest prize yet, winning best in show Tuesday night at the Westminster Kennel Club.

A 5-year-old called Hickory pulled a huge surprise at Madison Square Garden, bounding away with the title of America's top dog. ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

Scottish Deerhound Hickory Wins the 2011 Westminster Dog Show

Hickory lapped up the limelight after winning Best in Show at the 2011 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tuesday night in New York City.

The 5-year-old female Scottish deerhound -- full name Gch. Foxcliffe Hickory Wind -- has been the No. 1 Scottish deerhound for the last three years. But this was her first Best in Show appearance at Westminster.

After entering the ring at Madison Square Garden under a spotlight to rapturous applause, handler Angela Lloyd -- a junior handler winner at Westminster in 1998 -- led her to a swift and popular victory.

Judge Paolo Dondina, who paid tribute to all the seven finalists as "the best he could remember," did not take long to select Hickory as his choice for Best in Show. He watched their initial entrance lap and took a closer look at each dog before quickly deciding on Hickory. ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

Scottish Deerhound Named Best in Show

A Scottish Deerhound trotted away with the big prize at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday night. The female, named Foxcliffe Hickory Wind, is the first of her breed to win the big prize, and topped her own showing of third place in last year’s competition after apparently getting used to the big city. ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

Westminster Dog Show 2011: Hickory the Scottish Deerhound wins Best in Show

The 135th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show crowned a Best in Show Tuesday night (Feb. 15) and it was Hickory the Scottish Deerhound in what is a bit of an upset over Malachy the Pekingese and Adam the Smooth Fox Terrier, both of which were heavily favored. It is the Scottish Deerhound's first Best in Show win as a breed. ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

Scottish Deerhound Top Dog at Westminster Show

(CBS) On Tuesday night, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show narrowed down the field of 2,500 competitors to just one.

Hickory, a 5-year-old Scottish deerhound, was named "Best in Show."

Hickory and her handler, Angela Lloyd, appeared on On the "Early Show" Wednesday with David Frei, who has been host of the Westminster show for more than 20 years. ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

Scottish Deerhound Wins Best in Show at Westminster

It was a fight to the finish, but Scottish Deerhound Hickory was named Best in Show Tuesday night at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York City.

Five-year-old Hickory, full name GCH Foxcliffe Hickory Wind, was a bit of a surprise choice; though the regal pup glided through the ring at Madison Square Garden, fan favorites like the bearded collie and Pekingese earned more applause. But it didn't stop judge Paolo Dondina from naming the pooch – the first ever Scottish Deerhound to win Best in Show – top dog. ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

A Beautiful Sight: A Scottish Deerhound Wins at Westminster

Tuesday night, a Scottish deerhound named Foxcliffe Hickory Wind floated past six other champion dogs to win Best in Show at the 135th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. The win is the first for the breed, which is thought to have originated as far back as the 16th century. Judge Paolo Dondina called it a “super win” for this beautiful mover, and in a post-show press conference quoted Sir Walter Scott, who described this rangy, elegant sight hound as “a most perfect creature of heaven.” ( Read Scottish Deerhound more... )

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