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. "[6][35] Westminster Judge Sari Brewster Tietjen said of the dog's long absence from the showing scene: "To bring a dog into the Garden who hasn't been showing, (Sommer) was a little insane. 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. He looks like a pet dog that would be sitting next to you on the couch. He was so sick that euthanasia was considered. [48][49][50] His sire, GCh. 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. Notably, a Sussex Spaniel named Stump won the best in the show in 2009 at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club, USA. Share this article share tweet text email link Charles Curtis. [10][14] 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” - 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. A 10-year-old Sussex spaniel named Stump, a crowd favorite, won best in show -- the oldest winner in Westminster's 133-year history. Stump barely made it past 5 or so. Sussex Spaniel pulls off the most adorable trick in the middle of Westminster Dog Show. This year just got a little better for "Sex and the City" fans. Sommer's 16-year-old nephew, Brian, showed Stump in that show, and they won in the junior showmanship category. "[16] Stump was treated with antibiotic therapy, heart medications, oxygen, and anticoagulant medications, and ultimately had a full recovery. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee recently celebrated his thirteenth birthday. "He was everything you want.". 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. [1][44] All three were owned by Carol Dowd, the daughter of Stump's co-owner Beth Dowd. "[16][13] Judge Tietjen, who had been judging for more than 40 years,[5][39] said she did not decide to crown Stump the victor until the last moment: "I didn't know who he was or how old he was. Look, my ear is floppy. "As a Sussex, they should be long, low and level and he's very long -- you can see from pictures. Skylar Hughes waited 16 hours to open her acceptance email and filmed her own reaction in an emotional video. He was handled by Scott Sommer, who also trained 2001 Westminster Best in Show winner J.R., a Bichon Frise with whom Stump lived for most of his life. [28][29] Stump was initially taken to the Brittmoore Animal Hospital in Houston,[30] but he did not respond to treatment there. [5], Stump made appearances on MSNBC and such television programs as Today, The Early Show, The Martha Stewart Show after his victory. [2][3] He was 13 years old. [22] Dowd felt Stump deserved to win overall Best in Show at Westminster that year as well,[6] but the prize ultimately went to the Newfoundland Josh. In 2009, Sommer entered Stump in the 133rd Westminster Kennel Dog Show, a last-minute decision made less than a week before the show began. Big ears and big personality. A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity. It's his look. The vets at Texas A&M saved him. The American Kennel Club has released its latest list of the nation's most beloved breeds. Some years ago I became a Sussex Spaniel enthusiast. The Sussex Spaniel is a breed of dog native to Sussex in southern England. [10][38] 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. Even when a giant schnauzer threatened to bump Stump, the crowd clamored wildly for the Sussex spaniel and nothing could sway them. The secret? [30] As Sommer explained to the media: "His insides stopped working. [1][10][11] His breeders were Douglas Horn, Douglas Johnson, and Dee Duffy;[5][6] the "Three D" portion of his name represents Duffy's kennel, named for the three breeders, and indicates his blood line. [40] 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. Stump only came out of retirement last week and almost died in 2004 from a medical condition. He has this beautiful head piece. "[3] Stump became the first Sussex Spaniel to win Best in Show,[6][14] and the oldest dog to ever win the title,[1][3][38] a distinction previously held by 1999 winner Kirby, an eight-year-old Papillon. He has to push his way through the underbrush as a flushing spaniel. In January 1971 "All in the Family" premiered on CBS. 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. New York Times columnist Charles Blow shares his thoughts on voting rights and justice in America. 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. Erinhill Cpnwy Mr Fuzzywrinkles,[51] was Stump's son. Ch. 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. [4], Several descendants of Stump have participated in dog shows as well. Stump's winning attributes - "He's a great specimen of his breed," Frei noted. Fuller crossed Norfolk Spaniels (which are now extinct), Field Spaniels, and English Springer Spaniels. Been near extinction a couple of times and had to be repopulated in this country. [5][6], 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[14] and he retired to Sommer's home in Houston very shortly after the Best in Show win. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee, as he is officially called, was named Best in Show at … 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. Stump's illness in 2004 - "He had a bacterial infection that took them 19 days to figure out. [45] Stump's grandson GCh. I crack a raw egg in my bowl. These days, Stump, as he's nicknamed, is enjoying a well … 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. Ch. [49] Like Stump, Bean was considered a crowd favorite, and some commentators felt he should have won the overall Best in Show award. 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. 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. Nevertheless, he became a crowd favorite and ultimately won the top prize. [15][21], 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. Westminster Dog Show Tuesday night. De eerste exemplaren werden al rond het jaar 1700 waargenomen, maar rond 1795 begon Mr. Fuller in Sussex dit ras te fokken. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee, was also the first of his breed to capture the silver bowl. I'm in that same category. Sussex spaniel "Stump," with trainer Scott Sommer, wins "Best in Show" in the 2009 Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. He was awesome - two years in a row that a great dog has won. 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[28] In January 2006, he was transferred to Texas A&M University's Small Animal Hospital for treatment by veterinary specialists. Oprah, Obama, Bono…Stump. [32] Prior to the 2009 Westminster contest, Stump had not attended another dog show or even worn a leash since his illness. [12], It took Stump about two years to fully recover from the effects of the illness. Newly elected to be the 46th president, Biden has had a long political career and a personal life filled with triumph and heartbreak. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images [6][39] Even after these victories, Sommer did not believe Stump would win the top prize. "[3] Stump was euthanized on September 25, 2012, in Houston with Sommer. To see view the complete interview, click the Play button below: First published on February 11, 2009 / 7:16 AM. 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. Raffensperger talks to Scott Pelley about why he didn't give in. [47][52], Stump was the favorite of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the celebrity sex therapist, who witnessed his Best in Show victory at Westminster. Dec 9, 2012 - I attended a powerful ceremony last Tuesday night in honor of the first three graduates of My Sister's Circle, a program that pairs Baltimore girls leaving elementary school with mentors to see them through their middle and high school years. 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. Steven Sund accused an Army official of being "more concerned with optics" than sending badly needed help to the Capitol last week. Shows and movies you'll want to stream soon. 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. [6] All three of the pups compete in dog shows. Stump was the first of his breed to win that honor and, at 10 years old, the oldest dog ever to win the prize. The move comes just days after a mob of angry Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. 1 Sussex in all-breed competition has just completed his first year on the circuit. De rasnaam is afgeleid van het graafschap Sussex, waar hij in een kennel werd ontwikkeld; het is een echte éénmanscreatie. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Stump sired three pups: two males named Root and Forest, and a female named Myrtle. Instead, I thought that the dogs of Sussex Spaniel lineage were just funny, goofy-looking dogs that must be fun to own. With clownish energy, Multi-BIS GCH Kamand Full Of Beans @ Erinhill has become the No. As you'll see in my story today, the graduates -- … We're known for our cheerfulness. Sussex Spaniel "Bean," has all the makings of his famous grandsire "Stump" and sire "Stoney". Last weekend, President Trump called Georgia's secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, imploring him with veiled threats and lies to change the outcome of the November election. [32] Sommer did little more to prepare him than walking him around his Houston driveway,[10][14][16] and said his only goal was for Stump to have a good showing. A 10-year-old Sussex spaniel named Stump, a crowd favorite, won best in show -- the oldest winner in Westminster's 133-year history. Ch. [1][13][33] 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 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. Puzzles created by William Jones and Ericka Chambers feature artwork depicting Black culture by artists of color. Sussex Spaniel Ch. Stump, aka Ch. Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff talks with CBS News national security correspondent David Martin about the failure of the Capitol Police to prevent armed Trump supporters from breaching a Joint Session of Congress, despite threats of violence posted on social media in the runup to the Electoral College vote tabulation. It's part of being a Sussex spaniel. 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. [1][14] 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. 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. He died on September 25, 2012, at age 13, as the result of an illness. [34] 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. Stump retired to Sommer's home in Houston, Texas after the 2009 Westminster show. [26], Stump became seriously ill in 2005,[3][16][27] so much so that euthanasia was considered. 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. [5][6][7] Stump is a descendant of Ch. 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. The Sussex Spaniel was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1884. [14] Due to the seriousness of Stump's illness, his owners were reluctant to ever show him again,[12] and Sommer vowed to never do so. The No. One of his owners described him as "the most famous Suss… Look how firm my haunches are! 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. [1] Randy Levine, president of the New York Yankees baseball club and a regular Westminster attendee, was also particularly impressed with Stump. 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. Katherine Snyder, the medical resident in charge of his case, said: "He really pulled through like a champion. America's new favorite canine senior citizen, Westminster champ Stump the Sussex spaniel, seemed at first an unlikely Best in Show winner. [22] This marked the first time a Sussex Spaniel won that group. They are from the U.K.," Frei noted. "[30] The exact cause the illness was never determined. One of his owners described him as "the most famous Sussex (Spaniel) that has ever lived".[4]. 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. 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. [19] In August 2003, Stump won Best in Show Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows in Houston. "[37] However, Las Vegas odds indicated the dog had only a 275-to-1 chance to win Best in Show. 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. He left the show ring in 2004 and later nearly died from a mysterious medical condition. A source told CBS News that Pence never seriously considered using the 25th Amendment to remove Mr. Trump from office after a deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol. They are not for everybody. Scholastic, the largest publisher of children's magazines and books in the world, is now celebrating its 100th anniversary. Stump's breeders were Douglas Horn, Douglas Johnson, and Dee Duffy, and he was owned by Cecilia Ruggles and Beth Dowd. [3] However, some travel was planned for Stump representing the Moore County Kennel Club and participating in publicity for the New York-based therapy dog program Angel on a Leash. He also won the Sporting Group, where Judge Robert Ennis chose him over 27 other competing dogs. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images [16][38], The victory marked Stump's 51st career Best in Show win. 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. 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 spent 19 days in hospitalization, including 12 in intensive care at Texas A&M University's Small Animal Hospital, and he ultimately survived. It's hard to define star quality, but I just have this presence, you know? [38] Stump won in his breed category, where his son, Ch. 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. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee was born December 1, 1998. 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. [42][43] 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. So when I walk into a room, or if I'm on stage, everyone goes, "Whoa—who is that?" [13][31] According to Sommer, Stump spent most of this time sleeping in his handler's bed. It took Stump two years to fully recover from the effects of the illness, and he was retired from competition for four years with no expectation to return. [8][9] He was nicknamed "Stump" because he was brown with stubby legs and a wide, sturdy body that resembled a tree stump. 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Erbuiten is hij zeldzaam. Stump was hospitalized for a total of 19 days,[30] including 12 in the intensive care unit of A&M's Small Animal Hospital. [17] Despite not winning the top prize, Stump attracted national media attention and appeared on the morning television show Good Morning America. [4], Stump became ill in September 2012; he stopped eating and required veterinarian visits nearly every day. 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. 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. ", Sussex spaniels - "Somewhat of a rare breed. And now he's good," Sommer said. "And it takes dedicated people that understand the breed and the challenges with this breed. "[14] Likewise, David Frei, who had been announcing Westminster shows for 20 years, said of him: "Stump was a big crowd-pleaser. Treandos and Noah Thornton are masters at making money and sharing their wealth with others. [12] Johnson also bred Brady, the Clumber Spaniel who won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show's Best In Show award in 1996. 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. [15][23] 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". Three D Genghis Khan, also known as "Gus", and his dam was Ch. [5] His sire was Ch. "I thought it would be fun. 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. 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,… Sizing up [18] 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. Sussex Spaniel information including pictures, training, behavior, and care of Sussex Spaniels and dog breed mixes. ", "He showed his heart out," Tietjen said. 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. [46][47][48] Bean was owned by Karen and Amanda Toner, of Hampden, Massachusetts. Look how silky my coat is! Sommer said on his final week: "He just didn't want to do it anymore, and it wasn't much of a quality of life. America has a new top dog! [32], After four years of retirement, Sommer entered Stump in the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show,[3][10][14] which was held in New York City's Madison Square Garden on February 10, 2009, and included approximately 2,500 dogs and 170 breeds,[6][16] from as far away as Russia, Brazil,[13][33] and at least five other countries. [14] Among the finalists Stump defeated were Spirit, a Giant Schnauzer who was ranked the No. Meet this easy-going and affectionate breed! 1 … When Stump the Sussex spaniel took home top honors at the Westminster dog show recently, another champion awaited him at his hotel room. 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. Bill Belichick said he wouldn't accept the award, citing last week's deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. 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. [10][14][16] 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. "Patients wanted to pay, but they just didn't have the ability to pay. [5][6] According to The Wall Street Journal, as of May 2009 Stump had accumulated over 440,000 miles from Continental Airlines frequent flyer program. 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. 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. "[1][14] Sommer said of Stump's victory: "I was more surprised than most people. [Laughs.] 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 … CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jonathan LaPook (Lear's son-in-law) recently spent time with Lear, making a home movie like no other, in which the legendary producer reveals what makes him tick. "I love them all, tonight the Sussex," said best in show judge Sari Tietjen. [36] 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? Seven canines competed for the premier prize at the country's oldest dog show. The conditions were uncommon, difficult to diagnose, and often fatal for dogs. [5] On April 5, 2003, Stump won Best in Show at a show sponsored by the Kennel Club of Yorkville, held at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman, 75, was sheltering in place with fellow lawmakers during the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week. One pregnant woman's battle with COVID-19 sparked a valuable friendship. Mar 22, 2016 - Stump the Sussex Spaniel wins the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 2009 "He hasn't slowed down a bit," handler Scott Sommer said. 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