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Westminster Dog Show: Poodle with greatest haircut ever wins best in show!

Siba is the 5th poodle to win best in show dog-happy
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A poodle named Siba took the best in show award at the 144th Westminster Kennel Dog show last Tuesday. And once you see her funky haircut, you'll understand why!

By Ashley Murphy , 12 Feb 2020

 

Siba is the fifth poodle to scoop the prize, although the breed's last victory came way back in 1991.

Siba is named top dog

The stylish pooch wowed judges and audience members with her elegant and very distinct appearance!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Now that's what we call a look! I Did groomer get a prize too?

Siba fended off challenges from a host of other adorable pooches on her way to the top. They included fan favourite Daniel, a lovable looking Golden Retriever, a Havanese named Bono, and Wilma the Boxer who entertained the crowd with her goofy antics.

Learn more about Poodles like Siba.

Despite the high-calibre competition, Siba's handler believes her dog was a worthy winner.

Talking to The Guardian, Chrystal Murray said.

 "She's beautiful and has that something. She had something extra at a young age."

Siba saw off thousands of other pooches

The Westminster Dog Show is one of the biggest and most prestigious events on the canine calendar. This year saw 2,600 entries in 204 breeds and varieties from 19 countries.

That makes Siba's victory sound even more impressive. Will she return next year to defend the crown?

We think so. But with a haircut like that, she should start getting ready for it now!