Multibreed dog shows aren't popularity contests. Once Best in Breed has been chosen for each breed, then it becomes merely a matter of how the judges feel about each entrant. How can one really say, "this Affenpinscher is a better Affenpinscer than that Old English Sheepdog is an Old English Sheepdog?"

Minor factoid: I understand that working Old English Sheepdogs commonly were shorn each year with the sheep, so they didn't have to put up with all that hair all summer.

Another minor factoid: Some are botn tailless, but some with short tails, which was amputated. It is now illegal throughout Europe to dock dog's tails. I don't know how these two items can be reconciled.
Regerds, Pete