Thanksgiving Day’s National Dog Show (2010) presented by Purina now has a winner. But there’s actually a separate winner that we’d  like to bring special mention to.

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Catching just the last half of the Dog Show today, my ears perked up when I heard the name TV show I’ve long forgotten. One of the top seven dogs was named Maddy, and actually named after Mad About You. The show starred Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt and aired from 1991-1999. Mad About You Maddy is a Ch Castle Rock’s SBigStaff American Staffordshire Terrier. (Image from

Another Dog Show highlight: A dog from Des Moines, Iowa named Beyonce!

Mad About You Trivia: The dog the Buchman’s on Mad About You owned was a Border Collie mix dog named Murray.

Dog Show Winner: Clooney the Irish Setter is the 2010 National Dog Show winner. Congrats, but come on now – George Clooney always wins!