Which Small Breed Dog Is King of Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show?

by Tom Jeffrey February 09, 2017

Which Small Breed Dog Is King of Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show?

wire fox terrier

When it comes to small breed dogs and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the Wire Fox Terrier is king. In fact, the Wire Fox Terrier has won "Best in Show" 14 times, which is more than any other breed in the show's history.  

Number two on the list of top winners is another small breed, the Scottish Terrier, crowned Best in Show a total of eight times. 

Other small breed Westminster winners include: 

  • Pekingese - 4 wins
  • Miniature Poodle - 3 wins  
  • Norwich Terrier - 2 wins
  • Toy Poodle - 2 wins  
  • West Highland White Terrier - 2 wins
  • Bichon Frise - 1 win
  • Papillon - 1 win
  • Pomeranian - 1 win
  • Pug - 1 win
  • Yorkshire Terrier - 1 win 

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place February 13 and 14 in New York City. Click here for television coverage of this annual event. 

Tom Jeffrey
Tom Jeffrey


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