Kervi, a six-year-old Border Collie, and her owner, Kathy Russell from Bromborough, Wirral, took home one of the top obedience prizes at Crufts on Saturday 11 March after winning the Obedience Championship (Bitches) final. The judge was Lou Jackson.
Kervi (Ob Ch Ruskath Klassified Image) came first in the final held at the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts, after competing against some of Britain’s best dogs for the coveted title. Kathy also secured second place with her ten-year-old Border Collie, Kafna (Ob Ch Sarkam Explicit Image for Ruskath), who is the mother of Kervi.
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Pepper, a three-year-old Border Collie from Derbyshire, and her owner Paige Jepson, has triumphed at Crufts by winning the Good Citizen Pre-Beginner Obedience Stakes Competition on Sunday 12 March.
Pepper (Jeplong Fire Cracker) beat 30 other talented dogs to be crowned the winner of the 2023 Good Citizen Pre-Beginner Stakes competition at the world’s greatest dog show, with the final overseen by highly experienced judge, Mr Steve Frazer.
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Yoshi, a seven-year-old Border Collie, and his owner Julie Rowlands from Moreton, Wirral, took home one of the top obedience prizes at Crufts on Sunday 12 March after winning the Obedience Championship (dog) final. The judge was Lou Jackson.
Yoshi (Ob Ch Sarkam Douthinkhe Saurus), came first in the final held at the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts, after competing against some of Britain’s best dogs for the coveted title.
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Crufts will welcome well over 24,000 dogs this year, taking part in a wide variety of competitions and displays over the four days of the world’s most famous dog show, which takes place at the NEC Birmingham on 9 – 12 March, celebrating man’s best friend. The overall entry is almost 3,000 dogs more than at last year’s show.
Crufts is set to be another exciting event, with over 200 pedigree dog breeds in contention for the famous Best in Show trophy, which will be awarded live on Channel 4 on the evening of Sunday 12 March.
The number of breeds competing continues to grow, adding to the diversity of the event. This year, Bavarian Mountain Hounds will be shown in their own classes for the first time, where six dogs are entered.
Continue reading Crufts 2023 set to welcome 3000 more dogs than last year
Dog lovers will be treated to a record-breaking 16 hours and 30 minutes of Crufts coverage as the world’s greatest dog show returns to Channel 4 and More4 this March. With an additional 15 minutes more coverage than last year and over 100 minutes more than the 2020 show, viewers can look forward to a total of nine and a half hours of Crufts on Channel 4 alone!
With Clare Balding at the helm once again, Channel 4 and More4 will broadcast all the action from the show, leading up to the grand finale on Sunday when Best in Show will be crowned.
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Are you someone who would like to become a Crufts Inter-Regional Team Manager for Rally?
The Kennel Club is calling for anyone interested in becoming a Rally Inter-Regional Team Manager to get in touch.
The Inter-regional Rally event took place for the first time in 2017 and is a competition between teams from Scotland, Northern Ireland, North, Midlands, Wales, South East and East Anglia, South and South West. The current Team Managers were appointed for a three-year term which comes to an end after Crufts 2023.
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The Kennel Club is sad to announce that Vanessa McAlpine, Events and Youth Development Executive, will be retiring from The Kennel Club in June 2023.
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As one Ukrainian volunteer tells of the devastation they are facing
Crufts has today (24 March) thanked supporters of its Ukraine appeal, launched at the event running from March 10-13, which has raised more than £151,000 to help pets and owners impacted by the conflict and desperately in need.
Dog lovers, owners, and Crufts competitors and visitors are among thousands who have given to the appeal, which saw hundreds of donation points set up across the four-days of the show at Birmingham’s NEC, as well as an online fundraising drive. Patrick Oware, owner of Baxer, the Flat Coated Retriever who was crowned Best in Show 2022, has generously donated the £100 prize winnings to the appeal.
Continue reading CRUFTS RAISES SIX FIGURE FUND TO HELP UKRAINE PETS AND OWNERS, WITH BEST IN SHOW DONATING PRIZE TO APPEAL