Trumpet An Illinois bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday

taking home best in show despite having wrinkles, droopy jowls, and floppy ears. It's the first time ever that a

bloodhound has won the top honour. Trumpet is from Saint Joseph, an unassuming Illinois community close

to Champaign. He comes from a winning family. Trumpet is a relative of the National Dog Show champion

from the Thanksgiving season in 2014, another significant dog competition. Trumpet defeated a French bulldog

a German shepherd, a Maltese, an English setter, a Samoyed, and a Lakeland terrier to win the prize by rounding

the finalist's ring with a composed and powerful stride. The handler, co-breeder, and co-owner Heather Helmer

also known as Heather Buehner, remarked, "I was astonished. The competition was fierce, and occasionally I

think the bloodhound is an underdog. Does Trumpet realise how unique he is after making dog show history? His

handler in Berlin Center, Ohio remarked, "I believe he does. Trumpet calmly stood for countless photographs

following his victory before beginning to do what bloodhounds do best, which is to sniff around. He looked over