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Davidsonville dog is Westminster-bound
Davidsonville dog is Westminster-bound

This weekend, he'll be brushed in his Davidsonville home to remove loose strands. He'll get a special bath with custom-blended shampoo, then a blow-dry in Annapolis. Then he'll down a little motion-sickness medicine for his ride to New York. Come Tuesday, Blanket Rocketship — named by preschool twins — will face the judges. The 110-ish pound Bernese mountain dog is slated to compete in the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show. By 6 a.m., when the doors open, he'll have gotten a trim around the ears and good fluffing. His owner said he's not a nose-in-the-air pampered pooch, but a family pet that loves a roll in the mud and a burger for a...