When a bitch sires a certain amount of champions, it receives a merit for the accomplishment. Dam merits are only calculated once per week and the title isn't awarded immediately after a bitch has reached it.
Dam of 20 champions. This is one of the highest honors a bitch can achieve on Showdog.com.
Dam of 10 champions.
Dam of 5 champions.
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There are about 900 breeds of sheep in the world.
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.