Border collie Verb wins agility title at one of a kind Westminster

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The competition could run, bounce and weave — and, for the first time, loosen up by rolling in the grass.

The 145-12 months-old Manhattan celebration, typically held indoors in February, in its place is occurring outdoor at a suburban estate due to the fact of pandemic precautions that also shut the demonstrate to the public.

A border collie named Verb zoomed — and not the digital way — to a next-time earn with handler Perry DeWitt, a few days before the dog’s eighth birthday. The two also won the agility championship in 2019.

“He loves it. He places it all out there,” said DeWitt, of Wyncote, Pennsylvania. “It’s his preferred thing to do. He just goes for it.”

In yet another repeat get, an Australian cattle canine mix named Plop took a unique award for the major mixed-breed doggy. Plop and handler Lisa Topol also won

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Westminster agility 2021 winner: Verb the border collie is winner for 2nd time

Verb, a border collie who breezed to victory at the 2019 Westminster Masters Agility Championship, has done it again.

The agile canine was named the most swift of all the swift pet dogs for the 2nd time to develop into the 2021 agility champion at the 145th Westminster Kennel Club pet show.

Owner Perry DeWitt of Wyncote, Pennsylvania accompanied Verb on the agility class, running absent with the victory as her dog won equally the 20-inch class and the complete level of competition (see movie underneath).

Verb, the 50th and final puppy to compete, defeat his 2019 time of 32.05 seconds by shifting like a blur by means of the obstacle study course to complete in 31.3 seconds in a tent on the grounds of the Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, New York.

The Friday event was the to start with of the 2021 Westminster Kennel Club doggy show, which relocated

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