What are the groups at Westminster?

What are the groups at Westminster?

There are seven groups: Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding. Group competition occurs during the evenings. The seven Group winners advance to Best in Show, the final round of the show.

What breed won the Working Group at Westminster?

the Samoyed
Striker, the Samoyed, wins the Working Group on night two. Striker was the top-ranked dog heading into the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

What is the Working Group of dogs?

The Working Group dogs split off from the Non-Sporting Group. These dogs performed jobs like guarding property, pulling sleds and performing water rescues. Many of these breeds also serve as draft animals, and as police, military and service dogs.

Is a German shepherd in the Working Group?

The American Kennel Club’s seven recognized breed groups include the herding and working groups, among which are some of the world’s most loved and popular breeds, including German shepherds and Dobermans, but also some of the more unusual and rare breeds, such as the komondor.

Who won Herding Group 2021?

Pyrenean Shepherd
2021 National Dog Show: Pyrenean Shepherd wins Herding Group | NBC Sports.

Who won the Working Group at Westminster 2021?

Working Group

2021 Samoyed Correen R Pacht & Marc Ralsky & Judi Elford & Blair Elford
2020 Boxer Keith & Cheryl Robbins & Bonnie Wagaman & Debbie Caywood
2019 Boxer Keith & Cheryl Robbins & Bonnie Wagaman & Debbie Caywood
2018 Giant Schnauzer Sandra Nordstrom & Carol Mann & Maryann Bisceglia

Are Great Danes in the Working Group?

Working dogs comprise a group of broadly similar breeds, who were initially developed to perform a variety of different jobs, ranging from guarding duties to sled-pulling. The AKC currently recognizes 31 breeds in the working group, including huskies, mastiffs, Great Danes, and several other familiar breeds.

Who won the groups at Westminster?


Breed Winner
Icelandic Sheepdog GCHS CH Havi Aus Vinkona
Miniature American Shepherd GCHG CH Dynasty’s Epic Adventure At Sunpeak BCAT
Norwegian Buhund GCHS CH Tsarshadows Ragnar Lodbrok
Old English Sheepdog GCH CH Bugaboo’s Courage Of Conviction

What are the 7 major dog groups?

The 7 Types of Dogs

  • Toy Group. The smallest of dogs reside within the toy group, which features pets such as the Chihuahua, Maltese, and Miniature Pinscher.
  • Working Group.
  • Sporting Group.
  • Hound Group.
  • Herding Group.
  • Non-Sporting Group.

What class of dog is a Great Dane?

Working GroupGreat Dane / Family