Immortalized with his cup and then in his master’s arms: it’s called Wasabi, is three years old and is a Pekingese, the most beautiful dog in America. He was crowned, beating competition from another 2500 dogs, al Westminster Kennel Club dog show, considered the most prestigious among the canine competitions in the States.
An event that has been repeated every year since 1877 and that due to the pandemic for the first time has been moved from New York to an open-air estate in Terrytown. Wasabi, which owes its special name to its mother, who is called Sushi, had already won the American Kennel Club National Championship in 2019. His master, David Fitzgerald, related that the Pekingese it was absolutely peaceful during the whole competition, he was lying down almost all the time, looking every now and then at what was happening around him but without ever getting too upset, as shown by the many images of the event.
Wasabi defeated a whippet, a French bulldog, an English shepherd, a German shorthaired pointer, a Samoyed and a West Highland white terrier in the final. And now that he has been crowned the most beautiful dog in America, says the owner “He’ll celebrate with a filet mignon, while I’ll have some champagne».
June 14, 2021 (change June 14, 2021 | 12:16)
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