“Trumpet” the wrinkle-faced, jowly looking bloodhound has finally put his breed on the map after beating out all the other show dogs at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show held in New York Wednesday night.
The 4-year-old bloodhound from Illinois with the chocolate coat, droopy face and floppy ears, shocked everyone at the 146th competition of the annual dog show when he beat a Maltese, an English setter, a fluffy Samoyed, a Lakeland terrier, a French bulldog, and a German shepherd, to score the award for “Best in Show,” the New York Times reported in a piece published Thursday.
Even his handler, Heather Buehner, told the outlet she couldn’t believe the pup won it all.
“I was shocked,” Buehner shared. “There were seven beautiful dogs in that ring.