/ 15 May 2024

Throw ’em a bone


Keep an eye on the Westminster Dog Show’s Best in Show judging today – which should be announced around noon AEST… The annual dog show has been running (and jumping) in New York since Saturday, with 2,500 4-legged contestants battling it out in agility and obedience competitions – the last of which was taken out by a brainy border collie named Zayne. And not to overshadow the Olympics, but some impressive diving action has also been on display… But our pick of the bunch has to be trailblazer Mando, a Lancashire heeler who was the only representative of his newly added breed. Reports say he was paw-sitively confident as he trotted around the ring while a member of the audience shouted “Yay, history!”. May we all be blessed with some of Mando’s “rock-star attitude” today… 

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