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Jaqueline (Steinmetz) Johnson holds Australian Terrier Dunham Lake Scout Master or Scout, after he won an award for Best of Breed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Scout belongs to Johnson’s father and stepmother, Tim and Jane Steinmetz of River Falls.

River Falls pooch does his showtime best

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They say every dog has its day, and 4-year-old River Falls dog Dunham Lake Scout Master, or Scout, certainly had his day at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City on Tuesday, Feb 11.


Scout, an Australian Terrier, won Best in Breed at the prestigious competition, which owner Jane Steinmetz described as “the Olympics of dogs.”

“It was a thrill,” said Jane. “He’s kind of a once-in-a-lifetime dog.”

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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