Text by Mak Dodan | Photos by: Horvath Balazs & Yossi Guy
March 9th until 12th, Birmingham, UK
organized by the Kennel Club with a total entry of 19.026 dogs from 48 countries representing 222 breeds. 15.569 dogs from UK and 3.457 international dogs.
The first Crufts Dog Show was organized 1891 in London. 84 Crufts Best in Shows were awarded in the last 132 years to 44 different breeds. Top winning breed was the English Cocker Spaniel with 7 Best in Shows.
Crufts is also a great show to have a look at the newest trends in the dog world and shop at more then 120 trade stands.
The Lagotto Romagnolo, Am Gch Kan Trace Very Cheeky Chic “Orca” was selected Best in Show under Mr Stuart Mallard.
- Gundog (4.558 dogs) judged by Mr Gordon Haran | “Orca” Lagotto Romagnolo, Am Gch Kan Trace Very Cheeky Chic, Mrs S Zdunic Sinkovic & Mr A Lucin
- Working (1.921 dogs) judged by Miss E Ann Ingram (Ireland) | “Archie” Dobermann, Ch Manzart Wise Guy, Mrs A J & Mr N D Everley & Hughes
- Pastoral (2.456 dogs) judged by Mrs Renée Sporre-Willes (Sweden) | “Blondie” Old English Sheepdog, Grk Gr Ch Airzeppeline Delia, Mr N. Kanales
- Terrier (2.195 dogs) judged by Mr David Guy | “Blanca” Fox Terrier (Wire), Ch Blanca Vd Schoenen Bergen, Mr F W Schoneberg
- Hound (2.854 dogs) judged by Mr Mike Caple | “Paris” Irish Wolfhound, Ch Sade Paris, Mr C & Mrs J Amoo
- Utility (2.706 dogs) judged by Mr Mark Cocozza | “Jake” Poodle (Standard), Ch Huffish Rewrite The Stars with Atastar (Imp Swe), Mr P Langdon
- Toy (2.336 dogs) judged by Dr A Paloheimo Segersven (Finland) | “Dublin” Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Ch Ellemich American Express, Mrs M & Miss T Chapman & Ireland
International Junior Handling Finals
The Joe Cartledge Memorial International Junior Handling Competition was judged by Geoff Corish. Geof Corish has won a group at Crufts 11 times and Best in Show 2 times and has judged Crufts Best in Show in 2013. 34 representatives were competing for the International Junior Handling Winner title. The winner title was awarded to Inigo Espila Gaya, representing Spain. Runner up was Lauren Bridges, representing England. Third place went to Michelle Zamiarova, from Slovakia.
Best scoring breeds:
- Labrador Retriever (537 dogs)
- Golden Retriever (491 dogs)
- Whippet (400 dogs)
- Agria Pet Insurance
- James Well Beloved
- ROYAL CANIN
- Arden Grange
- Butternut Box
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