Franklin’s Own Black Russian Terrier Makes Second Appearance in Westminster Dog Show
Trogg- Showsight Magazine 2021

A six-year-old Black Russian Terrier from Franklin named Trogg is competing in the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show this weekend in Tarrytown, NY for the second year in a row. Only the top five dogs in each breed across the nation receive an invitation to the Westminster Dog Show, making this a highlight of Trogg’s career.

Randy and Linda Ayers, Trogg’s owners, have lived in Franklin for over 15 years, and their beloved pup has certainly made a name for himself within the community.

“We love taking Trogg out with us,” said Linda Ayers. “Whether it’s a trip to the hardware store, Home Depot or sidewalk dining at Zolo’s, everywhere we go people stop to say “hello” to Trogg. We know we can’t take him out with us if we’re in a hurry!”

Trogg’s size, cheerful personality and perfectly groomed black coat are usually what draw the attention

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