TODAY | November 29, 2013
>> this is jewel, an american fox hound that won best in show at the dog show . of course mr. john o hulrey served as host. how are you feeling?
>> among all the thankful people, this is the most thankful dog in america right now. seven best in show wins.
>> this is a little bit of history from the hound group , we haven't had one at the national dog show .
>> yes, sir.
>> they're a very rare breed. this is the george washington breed. this is the breed he used to hunt foxes. so like 300 years of history in this dog.
>> you call her a diva tomboy?
>> absolutely. but a winner yesterday nonetheless. 1600 dogs. we witteled it down to here best in show .
>> talk about the moment when you're waiting to hear the announcement of best in show ?
>> i was sitting there wondering could it be us? and it was.
>> i would say of the 12 years we have been doing the show, such a great representation of dogs.
>> we were just talking about what a tradition. you watch the parade, you watch the dog show , you watch football. it has to be cool to be part of the american tradition.
>> it has been fun. we celebrate the things our family loves the best, each other and our dogs.
>> and i want to point out the book --
>> well, this was called the perfect dog. my son asked me a question last year, he said daddy is there a dog that is perfect. so i answered in this poem that ends with the phrase the dog that is perfect is the one next to you and that's how we all feel on the dog show .
>> jewel is pretty perfect. congratulations lisa. john, great job again.