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A dog named King crowned winner at Westminster

A wire fox terrier from Brazil named King was announced Tuesday as the winner of the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

There were some boos — along with cheers — when the judge pointed at the 7-year-old wire fox terrier.

Bono the Havanese came in second. More than 2,800 dogs competed before the finals at Madison Square Garden.

Among the finalists: Bean, a popular Sussex spaniel that has won the sporting group two years in a row; 

Burns a crowd-pleasing longhaired dachshund; Wilma, a boxer; and Baby Lars, a bouviers des Flandres.

There is no prize money for the win, just a shiny silver bowl. But the rewards come later - in the form of breeding rights and bragging rights.


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