Pictured is handler Heidi Gervais with ‘Polly”
February 11th – New York city
Prestigious “Westminster Kennel Dog Show” in its 144th year.
Hollyrood Cosmopollyton (Polly), a Scottish deerhound, crowned best in breed and reserve best hound.
Polly beat approximately 300 other dogs in her category
Her achievements over the years – beating out over 800 dogs at the Canadian championships.
“I couldn’t believe it,” said owner Lynne J. Bruce, owner of many breed dogs. She has a few.
For handler and co-owner Gervais, this was her 15th time to the show, but the first time she placed in a group.
Lynne Bruce’s website indications close ties to the Kamloops area but presently lives south of Oliver in the Rd 16 area.
with files from Penticton Western.
Special thanks to Katie Gochev Photography (with permission)