Whereas your canine spends Thanksgiving looking for turkey scraps below the desk, these prized pooches are placing them — and many people people, frankly — to disgrace with their poise, self-discipline and general class.
It’s truthfully a disgrace whenever you understand that these canine don’t have the capability to grasp what they’re really undertaking.
We’re speaking, in fact, about The Nationwide Canine Present. Hosted as soon as once more by John O’Hurley and David Frei, this yr’s competitors boasted 209 acknowledged breeds, together with a brand new addition to the fray: the Biewer Terrier (pictured above).
The Biewer Terrier is described as an “elegant and athletic toy terrier whose solely objective in life is to like and be cherished.” (Actually, similar.) This marks the fiftieth breed to be launched to the competitors since NBC started airing it in 2002.
OK, it’s outcomes time: Whereas each participant put their finest paw ahead, just one may emerge prime canine. The 2021 Nationwide Canine Present winner is… Scottish Deerhound Claire, the identical winner from final yr! In accordance with O’Hurley, this was the primary time in 20 years that the competitors has a repeat winner.
“It’s extraordinary how this TV particular has develop into an annual television-watching custom for American households,” O’Hurley mentioned in a press release forward of this yr’s broadcast. “Canines greater than ever have develop into part of folks’s lives and the present reminds us of how nice they’re and the way simple it’s for them to make us smile.”
In the event you missed even a second of this yr’s spunky spectacle, concern not — the whole occasion is now free to look at on demand, and obtainable to stream on Peacock. NBC will even rebroadcast it tonight at 8/7c.
Your ideas on this yr’s winner? Drop ’em in a remark under.