Ruff competition


Boss, a lively Pomeranian owned, bred and handled by Christine Crane, won his first Best in Show on June 5 at the 57th annual Charlottesville-Albemarle Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show, held at Foxfield race course. More than 750 dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds competed in 90-degree weather. Those lucky enough to make it to the end of the competition were cooled with fans and ice packs. Boss, who also won the Toy variety group, beat out six other dogs selected best in their respective groups, including Hound, Terrier, Herding, Sporting, Working and Non-Sporting.