Malachy, a Pekingese, won the title of Best in Show at the 2012 Westminster Kennel Club 136th Show held at Madison Square Garden in New York City. A Pekingese has not won the title since 1990.
Other winners in their groups are:
Non-Sporting – a Dalmatian
Herding – Captain Crunch, a German Shepherd Dog
Hounds – a Wire-haired Dachshund
Sporting – an Irish Setter
Working – a Doberman
Terrier – a Kerry Blue Terrier