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Why is everyone so disappointed with the winner of the Westminster Dog Show?

By Laura Vitto

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A fluffed-up bichon frise named Flynn took home the Best in Show award at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday night, but not everyone was cheering him on.

To hear the Associated Press tell it, it was a moment of disbelief for those sitting on the sidelines. From the AP’s dog show dispatch:

It’s true that Flynn was up against some heavy hitters in the fancy dog industrial complex. One pup in particular, a squat pug named Biggie, had fans in the audience chanting his name before the winner announcement.

Flynn, it seems, just wasn’t the winner people had in mind. …

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