Around 22,000 dogs and hundreds of thousands of dog lovers will return to the NEC in Birmingham on 5-8 March 2015, for the world’s biggest celebration of dogs, Crufts.
The four-day event will see the nation’s most heroic dogs rewarded in the prestigious Friends for Life competition; the nation’s favourite crossbreeds compete in the Scruffts grand final; the world’s most athletic canines battling it out in dog sports such as Agility and Flyball and the world-famous Best in Show competition.
Famous faces attending the show include Paul O’Grady, Tess Daly and Alesha Dixon, who will be supporting Bayer’s Lungworm Aware campaign. Channel4 and More4 are to broadcast the event and all of the Arena action will be live streamed on the Crufts YouTube channel.
Visitors to the show will be able visit the Discover Dogs area, where they will meet more than 200 breeds and find out more about buying the right dog for them. Rescue dogs will be given a chance to shine again this year, with various rescue dog displays held throughout the show. Rescue charities, such as Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, will be there to show off the great work they do, as will various Breed Rescue organisations which are dedicated to helping individual breeds of dogs that need homes.
As well as enjoying watching the many different events and competitions at the show, visitors can also enjoy the ultimate doggie shopping experience with hundreds of trade stands selling everything and anything for dogs and dog lovers.
Weekday tickets cost £16.50 for adults in advance and £18 on the door and weekend tickets cost £17.60 in advance and £19 on the door. Best in Show tickets start from £17.50. Concessions are also available. All tickets are subject to a booking fee. Book by calling the Crufts Ticket Hotline at The Ticket Factory on 0844 338 0338, or online at http://www.crufts.org.uk
For more information visit www.crufts.org.uk.