Snyder, a veterinarian, recognized Scott Sommer, a handler she had met years earlier when he brought a very ill Sussex spaniel named Stump to the animal hospital at Texas AM University. Puzzles created by William Jones and Ericka Chambers feature artwork depicting Black culture by artists of color. The Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve, draped over nearly one million acres of wilderness areas and the Sawtooth National Forest, is a major draw for amateur astrophotographers capturing the heavens.  Other group winners Stump defeated for the top prize included Yes, a standard poodle with 94 Best in Show wins; Sadie, a Scottish terrier; Tiger Woods, a Scottish deerhound; and Conrad, a Puli.  During the February 11, 2009 episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert, whose character often complains when passed over for awards, expressed anger Stump won the Westminster dog show instead of him; Colbert said of the Sussex Spaniel, "What does he have that I don't have? Stump now goes on the stump -- taking the place of last year's winner, the beagle named Uno -- as the country's number one dog. It's his look. Stump's breeders were Douglas Horn, Douglas Johnson, and Dee Duffy, and he was owned by Cecilia Ruggles and Beth Dowd. Stump almost died five years ago, then was a retired house dog when his owner decided to bring him out to Westminster for fun after not being shown in so long,… "He was everything you want.". Lexxfield Twilight Hunter, was among the competing dogs he defeated. Stump the Sussex Spaniel stands with his trophy after winning "Best In Show" during the 2009 133rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 10, 2009.  His breeders were Douglas Horn, Douglas Johnson, and Dee Duffy; the "Three D" portion of his name represents Duffy's kennel, named for the three breeders, and indicates his blood line. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images And at the same time, the country was in the grip ... of the COVID-19 pandemic that has devastated lives in more ways than one," Dr. Omar Atiq told CBS News. Big ears and big personality. He looks like a pet dog that would be sitting next to you on the couch. Look, my ear is floppy. Seven canines competed for the premier prize at the country's oldest dog show. Sussex Spaniel information including pictures, training, behavior, and care of Sussex Spaniels and dog breed mixes. "And it takes dedicated people that understand the breed and the challenges with this breed. This year just got a little better for "Sex and the City" fans.  His sire, GCh. It is a low, compact spaniel and is as old a breed as and similar in appearance to the Clumber Spaniel.They can be slow-paced, but can have a clownish and energetic temperament. The Sussex Spaniel is a breed of dog native to Sussex in southern England.  All three of the pups compete in dog shows. He's just everything that you'd want in the breed, and I couldn't say no to him. He also won the Sporting Group, where Judge Robert Ennis chose him over 27 other competing dogs. , Stump was characterized in the media as a crowd favorite at the 2009 Westminister show; Katie Thomas of The New York Times wrote: "Stump was greeted with deafening applause each time he plodded around the ring. 1 Sussex in all-breed competition has just completed his first year on the circuit. Stump, a Sussex spaniel who nearly died in 2004, won Best in Show at the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City on Tuesday night – the oldest dog ever to receive the title. The oldest dog to take Westminster’s top title, then 10-year-old “Champion Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee” (a.k.a Stump) came out of retirement in 2009 to win Best in Show. Sommer's 16-year-old nephew, Brian, showed Stump in that show, and they won in the junior showmanship category. 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Like Stump, Bean was considered a crowd favorite, and some commentators felt he should have won the overall Best in Show award. Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman, 75, was sheltering in place with fellow lawmakers during the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week. At age 10, he was the oldest dog to take the top title at Westminster — and he was the first of his breed to do so.  Sommer did little more to prepare him than walking him around his Houston driveway, and said his only goal was for Stump to have a good showing. New York Times columnist Charles Blow shares his thoughts on voting rights and justice in America.  Sommer entered Stump in several other Texas dog shows throughout 2005, including the Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows in Houston in July 2005.  Even after these victories, Sommer did not believe Stump would win the top prize. I crack a raw egg in my bowl. , By 2004, when Stump was five years old, he had amassed 50 Best in Show awards as well as the Sporting Group at the 128th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which was decided by noted dog show judge Judith Goodin. America has a new top dog!  In August 2003, Stump won Best in Show Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows in Houston. De rasnaam is afgeleid van het graafschap Sussex, waar hij in een kennel werd ontwikkeld; het is een echte éénmanscreatie. Fuller crossed Norfolk Spaniels (which are now extinct), Field Spaniels, and English Springer Spaniels. " Stump was treated with antibiotic therapy, heart medications, oxygen, and anticoagulant medications, and ultimately had a full recovery. Some years ago I became a Sussex Spaniel enthusiast. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee, was also the first of his breed to capture the silver bowl. Even when a giant schnauzer threatened to bump Stump, the crowd clamored wildly for the Sussex spaniel and nothing could sway them. At 10, Stump became the oldest best in show winner ever at the Westminster Kennel Club, coming out of retirement only last week and walking off with the top prize Tuesday night. At 10 years old, Stump the Sussex spaniel should be well into his dotage. Stump, aka Ch. , Stump became ill in September 2012; he stopped eating and required veterinarian visits nearly every day. He had a body-wide bacterial infection as well as infection on his heart valves, fluid in his lungs, and disseminated intravascular coagulation, a blood coagulation disorder. They are not for everybody. Bill Belichick said he wouldn't accept the award, citing last week's deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. Erinhill Cpnwy Mr Fuzzywrinkles, was Stump's son. Stump was the first of his breed to win that honor and, at 10 years old, the oldest dog ever to win the prize. Three D Lock and Load that she planned to enter into the competition, but once it was determined Stump would compete, she withdrew his entry, saying: "For me that was going to be like competing against yourself. He was so sick that euthanasia was considered.  He was nicknamed "Stump" because he was brown with stubby legs and a wide, sturdy body that resembled a tree stump. A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity. One of Stump's first stops was the set of The Early Show, where co-anchors Julie Chen and Harry Smith talked to handler Scott Sommer and David Frei, co-host of the Westminster Dog Show broadcast. "Patients wanted to pay, but they just didn't have the ability to pay.  J.R., the Bichon Frise who won the Westminster Dog Show in 2001, had still been living with Stump and Sommer, and died just six days earlier than Stump. Feb. 11, 2009— -- Stump, a Sussex spaniel, was crowned "best in show" at the 133rd annual. , Stump was owned by Redding, Connecticut resident Cecilia Ruggles and Southern Pines, North Carolina resident Beth Dowd and handled by Scott Sommer of Houston, Texas. Treandos and Noah Thornton are masters at making money and sharing their wealth with others. Correspondent Rita Braver talks with Chairman, President and CEO Dick Robinson, who at 83 is only the second person to have headed the company that has offered generations of students a kid's-eye view of history and culture. Skylar Hughes waited 16 hours to open her acceptance email and filmed her own reaction in an emotional video. Westminster Dog Show Tuesday night. Stump's winning attributes - "He's a great specimen of his breed," Frei noted. The Sussex Spaniel Breed Dog looks very elegant.  His sire was Ch. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee, as he is officially called, was named Best in Show at …  Stump regularly displayed a positive personality; Sommer said "I love his temperament and attitude toward life. , Unlike the previous Best in Show winner, the Beagle Uno, who spent a full year touring the country after his victory, Stump was expected to return home and do little traveling because of his advanced age and past health problems and he retired to Sommer's home in Houston very shortly after the Best in Show win. Jon Wertheim talks with Maine Senator Angus King, one of two independents in the Senate, about not being hitched to a party in a time of extreme polarization. Scholastic, the largest publisher of children's magazines and books in the world, is now celebrating its 100th anniversary. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee (December 1, 1998 – September 25, 2012), better known as Stump, was a male Sussex Spaniel who won Best In Show at the 2009 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Nancy Pelosi speaks to 60 Minutes about the Capitol riot; Then, President Trump's phone call with Georgia's top election official; And, Jon Wertheim interviews Senator Angus King.  He appeared on the cover of May/June 2009 issue of AARP The Magazine and attended Houston's Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows in July 2009. To see view the complete interview, click the Play button below: First published on February 11, 2009 / 7:16 AM.  Among the finalists Stump defeated were Spirit, a Giant Schnauzer who was ranked the No.  Two other dogs co-owned by Dowd placed in 2009's Westminster show: a Lakeland terrier named Ranger won Best of Breed, and Pixie, a Bichon, took fourth in her group.  Pooh Bear, Stump's great grandson, was owned by Cindy Read of Milwaukee and began participating in shows at age one in 2014, including the Burlington Kennel Club dog show in Burlington, Iowa in August. Ch. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee was born December 1, 1998. Start your Sussex Spaniel off on the right foot by feeding the right food, giving the right vaccinations, finding the right vet, and if you're going to spay or neuter, don't do it too early. Days after her own office was ransacked by Trump supporters, the speaker of the House talks to Lesley Stahl about what she experienced that day and more. Erbuiten is hij zeldzaam.  On July 20, 2003, Stump won Best in Show at the Galveston Kennel Club show in Galveston, Texas, defeating 3,986 other dogs over the course of the three-day event.  Stump's grandson GCh. ", "He showed his heart out," Tietjen said. Dowd had been showing various breeds of dogs at Westminster since 1999 and was a member of the Moore County Kennel Club in Moore County, North Carolina. Oprah, Obama, Bono…Stump. Look how silky my coat is! 1 show dog in the nation at the time, and Lincoln, a Griffon Bruxellois who was also widely considered a favorite. , The victory marked Stump's 51st career Best in Show win.  Johnson also bred Brady, the Clumber Spaniel who won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Best In Show award in 1996. , It took Stump about two years to fully recover from the effects of the illness. It's hard to define star quality, but I just have this presence, you know? SHOW The 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday February 11 2013 Pictured Sussex Spaniel. Ch. 1 …  Due to the seriousness of Stump's illness, his owners were reluctant to ever show him again, and Sommer vowed to never do so. In January 1971 "All in the Family" premiered on CBS. "As a Sussex, they should be long, low and level and he's very long -- you can see from pictures. When Stump the Sussex spaniel took home top honors at the Westminster dog show recently, another champion awaited him at his hotel room. " The exact cause the illness was never determined. , On February 10, 2009, Stump was named Best in Show, in part because judges felt he had a "cheerful and tractable disposition" in keeping with the breed's standard.  As Sommer explained to the media: "His insides stopped working. The Vicar of Lexxfield CD, who won the first Best in Show in the breed and placed fourth in the Sporting Group at the 114th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1990.  Carol Dowd said they had little expectation he could win: "He was just an extra dog entered, and we just planned to have fun.  He was also a representative of Take the Lead, an organization that provides services and support for people in the purebred dog business who have suffered life-threatening or terminal illnesses. In 2009 a 10 year old Sussex Spaniel named Stump won best in show at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which made him the oldest dog to win this title. One of his owners described him as "the most famous Sussex (Spaniel) that has ever lived".. The previous oldest winner at Westminster was an 8-year-old Papillon in 1999, and Stump was the first of his breed to capture the silver bowl. Clussexx Sprinkled With Dew, also known as "Sprinkle".  Beth Dowd said, because Stump's health seemed had improved since his illness, they entered him in Westminster as "a trial run for possible competition in an upcoming special show". " Stump was euthanized on September 25, 2012, in Houston with Sommer. I'm in that same category. Fifty years later, the co-creator of that classic situation comedy, Norman Lear, explains the importance of laughter in keeping him going strong at the age of 98. , On January 15, 2005, Stump won the Sporting Group at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, organized by the American Kennel Club at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. A 10-year-old Sussex spaniel named Stump, a crowd favorite, won best in show -- the oldest winner in Westminster's 133-year history. In Engeland, waar hij vandaan komt, is de Sussex Spaniel erg bekend. " Stump's co-breeder Dee Duffy had another Sussex spaniel named Ch. Look how firm my haunches are! ", Sussex spaniels - "Somewhat of a rare breed. Stump the Sussex Spaniel with the comeback underdog victory! Several of Stump's descendants have competed in dog shows, including Bean, a crowd favorite who won the Sporting Group in both the 2018 and 2019 Westminster shows. A 10-year-old Sussex spaniel named Stump, a crowd favorite, won best in show -- the oldest winner in Westminster's 133-year history. Final contestants included a Scottish deerhound named Tiger Woods, a Puli known for its dreadlocks and a Scottish terrier who might have been battling a case of the nerves. 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Prior to the 2009 Westminster contest, Stump had not attended another dog show or even worn a leash since his illness. Steven Sund accused an Army official of being "more concerned with optics" than sending badly needed help to the Capitol last week. The secret? He left the show ring in 2004 and later nearly died from a mysterious medical condition. He has to push his way through the underbrush as a flushing spaniel. Sussex spaniel Stump with trainer Scott Sommer wins Best in Show 2009 Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. He also won the Sporting Group at Westminster in 2004, the first such victory for his breed, and amassed 51 Best in Show awards throughout his career. " Sommer said of Stump's victory: "I was more surprised than most people. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee (December 1, 1998 – September 25, 2012), better known as Stump, was a male Sussex Spaniel who won Best In Show at the 2009 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Scott Sommer congratulates a Sussex spaniel named Stump after winning Best in Show at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in …  Randy Levine, president of the New York Yankees baseball club and a regular Westminster attendee, was also particularly impressed with Stump.  Cecelia Ruggles said of Stump: "He's the most famous Sussex (Spaniel) that has ever lived". , After four years of retirement, Sommer entered Stump in the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which was held in New York City's Madison Square Garden on February 10, 2009, and included approximately 2,500 dogs and 170 breeds, from as far away as Russia, Brazil, and at least five other countries. Meet this easy-going and affectionate breed! Katherine Snyder, the medical resident in charge of his case, said: "He really pulled through like a champion.  Stump won in his breed category, where his son, Ch. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved.  Sommer said because the expectations for Stump were so low, there was very little pressure during the competition: "This was like going for a walk with my pet. Sussex Spaniel "Bean," has all the makings of his famous grandsire "Stump" and sire "Stoney". , Stump made appearances on MSNBC and such television programs as Today, The Early Show, The Martha Stewart Show after his victory. Sizing up So when I walk into a room, or if I'm on stage, everyone goes, "Whoa—who is that?" A dog of substance. The No. Stump sired three pups: two males named Root and Forest, and a female named Myrtle. Stump only came out of retirement last week and almost died in 2004 from a medical condition. , In 2003, Stump began living with Sommer in Houston, along with J.R., a Bichon Frise who won the Westminster Dog Show in 2001 and was also trained by Sommer and co-owned by Ruggles. Stump retired to Sommer's home in Houston, Texas after the 2009 Westminster show. The winner of the highly-anticipated best in show prize at the 2009 Westminster Dog Show was crowned, and as CBS News correspondent Kelly Wallace reports, the champion made history. Stump was the first of his breed to win that honor and, at 10 years old, the oldest dog ever to win the prize. One pregnant woman's battle with COVID-19 sparked a valuable friendship. The Sussex Spaniel was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1884. " Likewise, David Frei, who had been announcing Westminster shows for 20 years, said of him: "Stump was a big crowd-pleaser. The long, low spaniel -- 10 years old and having survived a severe illness that nearly killed him (he was saved by vets at Texas A&M University, where he spent 19 days) -- came out of retirement and beat the No. One of his owners described him as "the most famous Suss… Kamand's Full Of Beans @ Erinhill, better known as "Bean", won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Sporting Group category in both 2018 and 2019. He has this beautiful head piece. Restored to good health after a mysterious illness several years ago, Stump in his dotage showed that (to juggle metaphors), like a fine wine, every dog has its day, and for Stump the late bloomer, his bloom was decidedly worth waiting for.  All three were owned by Carol Dowd, the daughter of Stump's co-owner Beth Dowd. Correspondent Lee Cowan puts the past week's tumultuous events in Washington, D.C., including the violent storming of the U.S. Capitol Building, into perspective. Stump the Sussex Spaniel stands in the trophy after winning "Best In Show" during the 2009 133rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York February 10, 2009. He died on September 25, 2012, at age 13, as the result of an illness.  Bean was owned by Karen and Amanda Toner, of Hampden, Massachusetts.  He was 13 years old. "I thought it would be fun. Stump, the 10-year-old Sussex spaniel who only recently emerged from retirement, has been named Best in Show at the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show.  According to The Wall Street Journal, as of May 2009 Stump had accumulated over 440,000 miles from Continental Airlines frequent flyer program. Little was done to prepare Stump for the show, and his owners and trainer had little expectation that he would perform well; Las Vegas odds indicated he had only a 275-to-1 chance to win. My interest didn’t stem from any real knowledge about the breed nor did I have any desire to enter a dog in dog shows. " Dowd described him as "the epitome of the standard for his breed". Sommer said Sussex spaniels can live to be 15. Shows and movies you'll want to stream soon.  Even after registering Stump, Sommer thought he might not take him, and would decide based on how good he looked in the day or two before the flight to get there. Stump the Sussex spaniel glided over the carpeted floor at Madison Square Garden in New York City last night with his gold and carmel tresses flowing like a shampoo commercial. , Several descendants of Stump have participated in dog shows as well. It's part of being a Sussex spaniel. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images These days, Stump, as he's nicknamed, is enjoying a well … Been near extinction a couple of times and had to be repopulated in this country.  In January 2006, he was transferred to Texas A&M University's Small Animal Hospital for treatment by veterinary specialists. Raffensperger talks to Scott Pelley about why he didn't give in.  Entering Stump in the competition was a last-minute decision, and Sommer did not enter him in the competition until February 4, 2009, less than one week before the show began. "He hasn't slowed down a bit," handler Scott Sommer said. With clownish energy, Multi-BIS GCH Kamand Full Of Beans @ Erinhill has become the No. , Stump became seriously ill in 2005, so much so that euthanasia was considered.  In February 2010, Stump returned to New York City to participate in a benefit show two days before the start of the 134th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. We're known for our cheerfulness. Jun 26, 2019 - Westminster Kennel Club 2009: Stump the Sussex Spaniel Stump, a Sussex Spaniel, was crowned Westminster champion shortly after his tenth birthday, making him the oldest Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club. "I love them all, tonight the Sussex," said best in show judge Sari Tietjen. Nevertheless, he became a crowd favorite and ultimately won the top prize. De eerste exemplaren werden al rond het jaar 1700 waargenomen, maar rond 1795 begon Mr. Fuller in Sussex dit ras te fokken.  According to Brian J. Lowney of The Herald News, audiences and members of the media were "dumbfounded" by the fact that Stump defeated other better-known and more attractive sporting dogs. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee recently celebrated his thirteenth birthday.  Richard Sandomir of The New York Times wrote that Stump's "tail wagged constantly (as he) defeated a variety of elegant pointers, field dogs, gun dogs, hunters and retrievers, some with water-repellent coats, others with wire-haired coats". The American Kennel Club has released its latest list of the nation's most beloved breeds. Stump was hospitalized for a total of 19 days, including 12 in the intensive care unit of A&M's Small Animal Hospital. “Stump” - the Sussex Spaniel breed dog won the top dog in the nation and was Best in Show at the 133rd Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It has a broad, square head which leads into an equally broad and square muzzle. He was awesome - two years in a row that a great dog has won. Instead, the dog who technically retired four years ago took home Best in … Three D Genghis Khan, also known as "Gus", and his dam was Ch. Stump barely made it past 5 or so. The conditions were uncommon, difficult to diagnose, and often fatal for dogs.  Despite not winning the top prize, Stump attracted national media attention and appeared on the morning television show Good Morning America. A Sussex spaniel named Stump trots into the ring at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden. As you'll see in my story today, the graduates -- … [Laughs.] And now he's good," Sommer said. Stump became seriously ill in 2005 with a body-wide bacterial infection, infection on his heart valves, and other ailments often fatal for dogs. , Stump was the favorite of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the celebrity sex therapist, who witnessed his Best in Show victory at Westminster. However this is a friendly, happy dog and probably this morning at the Sussex Club of America, the phone is ringing off the hook.". History The Sussex is a native breed to the county, known to be bred at Goodwood, West Sussex in 1792 and by Augustus Elliot Fuller of Rose Hill (now known as Brightling Park, Brightling in East Sussex, England. Stump's illness in 2004 - "He had a bacterial infection that took them 19 days to figure out. Chris Mosier, a hall-of-fame triathlete and six-time member of Team USA, is credited with prompting the International Olympic Committee to change its policy on transgender athletes. Sussex Spaniel pulls off the most adorable trick in the middle of Westminster Dog Show. The previous oldest winner at Westminster was an 8-year-old Papillon in 1999, and Stump was the first of his breed to capture the silver bowl. They are from the U.K.," Frei noted. 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