Two winners: Leavenworth breeder & her show dog win at Westminster Dog Show

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LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- A Leavenworth woman and her dog are the talk of the town, winning Best in Breed at New York City's Westminster Dog Show.

The dog's name is Vance and his accomplishments, and that of his trainer, Beth Todd are impressive.

Todd breeds, trains and shows Belgian Malinois dogs, which are herding or working dogs.

"They're excellent dogs, in fact the police and the military use these now more than the German Shepherds because of their trainability, and this was the breed that took out Osama Bin Laden," Todd said.

Watch the video in the player above to see Vance's happy disposition and the kisses he gave Todd during our video chat with her from New York City.

Here's how Todd's win is listed on the Westminster Kennel Club website:

22 GCH Caveat's Hd Ultra Classic Outlaw
Breed: Belgian Malinois
Sex: Dog
AKC: DN 30967708
Date of Birth: May 27, 2011
Breeder: Beth Todd
Sire: GCH Ince Del Valle Dorado RN
Dam: Ch Merson's Dream Approaches
Owner: Beth Todd
Photos: Breed judging

Congratulations!

 

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