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Westminster: Malibu's wire fox terrier Eira goes for the double-crown
Westminster: Malibu's wire fox terrier Eira goes for the double-crown

I’m a mutt fancier myself -- or "multicultural canines," as my dogs prefer -- but like millions of other lovers of canines of all kinds, I’ll be tuning in Monday to watch the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the 136th. There’s at least one hot California dog in the running, a wire fox terrier nicknamed Eira. She’s four years old, and she belongs to breederTorie Steele of Malibu. Eira took Best in Show at the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving, and Steele hopes she will become only the third dog to win the canine double-crown, the National Dog Show and Westminster. Wire fox terriers have a lot of star quality -- Asta practically stole "The Thin...

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