Talk about second chances.
Ch Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee (aka "Stump" - thank god for small mercies!), a beautiful spaniel with a shiny coat, almost died five years ago. He spent 19 days in the hospital fighting for his life. And now, at age 10, he's the oldest winner in the history of the competition.
Aside: "Old dog teaches new tricks" seems to be the most popular line in stories about this dog.