SOURCE: Heads & Tails

February 11, 2009 09:00 ET

Tiger Woods Hits a Stump in "Best In Show" at 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, as Kid Reporter & Ronald McDonald House Contribute to Animal Planet's Faithful Friends

"The 19th Hole" by: Drs. Foster & Smith Faithful Friends News Team Highlights Stump, a 10 Year-Old Sussex Spaniel, and "Best of Breed" Champion Tiger Woods for YouTube and Television Broadcasters

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 11, 2009) - Tiger Woods gets beat by a 10 year-old in the ring, Kid Reporter interviews Champions, and a Ronald McDonald House Child gets a photo op at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club best in show winner. Stump is already making a difference greeting a young girl and making smiles on the floor of Madison Square Garden.

Animal Planet's Faithful Friends Kid Reporter Lauren Derminio interviewed Tiger Woods while he was in his cage, before the Sussex Spaniel "Stump" took best in show on the floor of Madison Square Garden. Stump winning over a field of seven "Best in Breed."

YouTube viewers will get the inside scoop about Stump and his rivals in the "The 19th Hole" of the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. And, television newsrooms, reporters and producers get free footage. David Frei met with "Best In Show" winner Stump and a young girl named Jessie from the Ronald McDonald House. This, first of its kind, dog's eye comical view from the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show provides an uplifting and creative vignette for news and entertainment broadcasters.

The news producers of Animal Planet's Drs. Foster & Smith "Faithful Friends" used lipstick-sized camera's to provide broadcast quality vignettes to broadcasters and wire services. The parody vignette underscores the fun and excitement of canine's handlers and groomers, while capturing the various personalities of the 170 breeds. The vignette is complemented by the latest technology and HD camera equipment that surround the largest and most prestigious Dog Show in the World.

For more information or to obtain information on how to gain access to "The 19th Hole" News Room Footage or to talk with "Faithful Friends" Creator & Executive Producer Tony Loiacono, visit: or call Christy Wilson at (760) 724-3200 or email

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