BOWIE, Md. (WJZ) — It’s a common thought, we all think our dog is the best and should win an award.

For one Maryland family, that’s a reality!

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Xena, a Belgian Malinois from Bowie, was just selected as one of 10 winners in a national contest from Early Times Whiskey.

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The 5-year-old was picked out of tens of thousands of entries to be featured in the Early Times 2021 All American Dogs calendar.

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If you travel on Kenilworth Avenue in Bowie just north of the parkway, you’ll be able to see Xena’s billboard that was just unveiled!