Best in Show for the 137th annual Westminster Kennel Club Show at New York City's Madison Square Garden is a local. Banana Joe, a 5-year-old affenpinscher, is co-owned by Attleboro resident Tina Truesdale. She is the wife of William Truesdale, veterinarian at Central Ave Veterinary Hospital in Seekonk.
Banana Joe is a veteran of the dog show circuit. He has won more than 80 Best in Show titles in Europe and North America, making him the top award winner of all time in his breed.