'Banana Joe' wins Westminster
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
, a five-year-old , won last night's .
Joe is the first Affenpinscher to win Westminster's Best in Show. The small black dog beat out six other dogs that had won in their respective contest groups — Adam, a; Oakley, a ; Jewel, an ; Matisse, a ; Honor, a , and crowd favorite Swagger, an — to win the title.
Joe will be turning six next month and is retiring from his career as a show dog. Today, he is to fly back to the country of his birth, The Netherlands.
- Kelly Whiteside (USA Today). "Banana Joe wins Best in Show at Westminster" — , February 13, 2013
- Richard Sandomir. "No Ordinary Affenpinscher, Banana Joe Is Named Best in Show" — , February 13, 2013