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DogWorld – UK Crufts 2015 Live Blog

Welcome to the Crufts 2015 Live Blog pages. No need to look around, this is the only place you need to go to get all the latest news from the biggest dog show in the world. Dog World has reporters around the show gathering up all the information so you don’t have to go hunting…. read more

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Crufts 2015 Entry Figures

The breed entry figures are as follows: Show Figures for CRUFTS 2015  Breed                                        Numbers of                   Entries of                    … read more

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Last Chance to Complete Online Entries For Crufts 2015

THE KENNEL Club would like to remind exhibitors of dogs qualified for Crufts 2015 that the deadline for online entries is midnight on Monday, 19th January 2015. Crufts take place from 5-8 March 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham. The breed competitions are scheduled to take place on the following days: Thursday, 5th March 2015 —… read more

AKC Eukanuba National Championship Junior Handler – Fund Raiser to Attend Crufts

The winner of the AKC Invitational Junior Competition is the designated US representative for Crufts. HOWEVER, the junior receives no financial assistance to go to Crufts! While the winner receives some material awards and a generous $2000 scholarship, this does not assist them in the cost of traveling to Crufts. The funds raised by this… read more

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Spring Forward – Brighter Days

OVER here it’s quite a significant weekend coming up. Our clocks go forward on Sunday morning giving us an extra hour of daylight in the evenings and we also see the first single group championship show of the year in the form of UK Toy – so all-in-all that must mean that spring is here… read more

A Final Gloss on the Show Year – Crufts

ONE OF the things I love about Sheila Atter’s writing is that she writes from the heart and with great passion. And she is entitled to because Sheila has been there and done that. She is an exhibitor with an enviable track record and her reputation as a breeder of winning dogs is equally as… read more

Ryan Ross Named Outstanding Young Person of the Year at Crufts

ELEVEN-year-old Ryan Ross was named the Shaun McAlpine ‘Outstanding Young Person of the Year’ at Crufts. A total of 15 Young Kennel Club (YKC) members were nominated for the award which celebrates the hard-working, inspirational and selfless actions of young dog lovers. Ryan, who lives in Peterborough, was nominated for being a polite, smart and… read more

A Phenomenal Year for the Afterglow Team – Part 3

It began at the 2012 Pup of the Year final, held in February last year, when top spot was awarded to the American Cocker Spaniel Sh Ch Afterglow Dragon Quest, shown by Mike Gadsby. Ricky was also competing, handled on this occasion by Phil Langdon as Jason Lynn was in the US. He too was… read more

The Afterglow Saga – Part 2 by Simon Parsons

Following their triumph at Crufts on Sunday night we thought it would be interesting to dig out this feature originally printed in the Dog World Annual in 2012 and written by Simon Parsons which charts the development and success of the Afterglow kennel. To read part one click here… Continued… For someone with Mike’s restless… read more

Reflections of Crufts 2014

MY COLLEAGUE Simon Parsons has a passion and enthusiasm for Crufts which is unequalled. Each year, on the first day of the show, he is in the hotel reception barely able to contain his excitement and determined to be at the NEC as early as possible – it’s testament to the hold that this sport… read more

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