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Video Of Jack Russell Going Rogue At Crufts Goes Viral

Olly the Jack Russell at Crufts 2017. Copyright onEdition 2017 Free for editorial use image, please credit: onEdition Olly the Jack Russell Terrier who competed in the Rescue Dog Agility at Crufts 2017, watches himself as an internet sensation with owner Karen Parker after his comical disastrous round in the main ring today (Sunday 12.03.17), the final day of Crufts 2017, at the NEC Birmingham. Crufts is the world's greatest dog show and this year will see around 22,000 healthy, happy dogs competing for the coveted 'Best in Show' title as well as taking part in the many other competitions that take place at the show, from Agility and Flyball to the hero dog competition Eukanuba Friends for Life and Scruffts Family Crossbreed of the Year. Crufts 2017 runs from the 9th to the 12th March at the NEC, Birmingham. Crufts is the perfect opportunity for dog lovers meet around 200 breeds of dog, find out how to go about getting a dog, and to find out about activities and competitions they can get involved in with their own dog. For more information please contact the Press Office via: T: 020 7518 1008 / 1020 E: press.office@thekennelclub.org.uk For additional images please visit: http://www.w-w-i.com/crufts_2017/ If you require a higher resolution image or you have any other onEdition photographic enquiries, please contact onEdition on 0845 900 2 900 or email info@onEdition.com This image is copyright onEdition 2017. This image has been supplied by onEdition and must be credited onEdition. The author is asserting his full Moral rights in relation to the publication of this image. Rights for onward transmission of any image or file is not granted or implied. Changing or deleting Copyright information is illegal as specified in the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988. If you are in any way unsure of your right to publish this image please contact onEdition on 0845 900 2 900 or email info@onEdition.com

A Facebook video showing a cute Jack Russell going ‘off course’ during an agility competition at the world’s largest dog show, Crufts, has racked up more than a million views in under 24 hours and is approaching 10 million views!

Olly the rescue Jack Russell was competing with his owner in the rescue dog agility competition in the main arena at Crufts on Friday 10th March when he decided to tackle the course in his own way.

Agility courses involve the dogs running a series of jumps, weaves, seesaws, A-frames and tunnels.  They must run the course in a specific order, directed by their owner.  Olly however wanted to tackle the course in a different way and was caught on camera running around as he wanted.

Caroline Kisko, Crufts spokesperson, said: “Olly wanted to do things his own way and it’s clear he was having the time of his life.  In the video you can see his owner laughing as he whizzes round the course and even the commentator got the giggles, which is exactly the reaction we imagine was shared by the two hundred thousand plus people who have watched the video since yesterday.

“Olly is a rescue dog that was rehomed by Blue Cross rescue charity so it is lovely to see that he’s now having such a fun time with his new owner.”

Crufts was held at the NEC in Birmingham from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th March.

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