In the 1950s poodles were all the rage – one tabloid even reported that when a girl “makes the big time she traditionally acquires 3 things — minks, gems, and a poodle.” But one poodle in particular put the breed on the map. His name was Masterpiece…and police in 13 states knew exactly what he looked like.
Masterpiece, the “world’s most valuable dog.” Photo courtesy of the American Kennel Club
Pulaski and Masterpiece. Photo courtesy of the American Kennel Club
Masterpiece and his awards. Photo courtesy of the American Kennel Club