King beat an intriguing group of contenders: Burns, a longhaired dachshund; Bono, Havanese; Baby Lars, a bouviers des Flandres; Wilma, the boxer; and Bean, the Sussex Spaniel.
Judging by the vocal reaction, the crowd was hoping for a somewhat less awesome, a dog like Bean, perhaps. When he ambled around the show ring, the crowd erupted, chanting, "Bean, Bean, Bean!"
"It was unbelievable," Bean’s handler, Per Ingar Rismyhr, said. “They definitely feeds off of that. He feels the energy. How could you not? They try to play it cool but they really kind of likes it. Right, Bean? ”
While the finish was unsurprising, there was drama before Tuesday's events even started. Peter Green, Colton, a schipperke, a day after the end of the day.
“It's not the first it's time for the show, but it's the first time at this show, Crista Cook, Colton's handler, said. “If you have a business relationship, you shouldn't be compete.”