With less than a month left to secure a place in the main arena
at Crufts 2014, this weekend's Ladies Kennel Association
Championship Dog Show is the last General Championship show of the
year for breeders to qualify for the Kennel Club's Breeders'
Sponsored by Agria Pet Insurance, and supported by Our Dogs
newspaper, the Breeders' Competition Final will be held in the main
arena at Crufts 2014 on Sunday, 9thMarch at 5.25pm, and will be
judged by Dr Paolo Dondina, who judged Best in Show at Crufts in
Breeders need to have achieved a minimum of 25 points over the
calendar year and to have submitted their record books to the
Kennel Club by Monday, 6th January 2014 to be in with a chance of
winning the prestigious title of Best Breeder or Reserve Best
Competitors wishing to view their points total on the official
Our Dogs Leader Board can do so at www.ourdogs.co.uk/kcbreeders/,
but are reminded that a copy of the record book must also be
submitted to the Kennel Club to ensure qualification.
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary said: "The Breeders'
Competition is always a highlight at Crufts. We are looking forward
to next year's final and wish everyone luck in qualifying."
Those chosen for the final will be the top scoring breeders who
have achieved in excess of 25 points, with only the top 50
applicants being given the opportunity to challenge for the title
of Best Breeder.
As in previous years, finalists will be pre-judged before going
into the main arena. The breeder's team must comprise three or four
exhibits of the same breed, must have one handler per dog, and all
dogs must have the same registered breeder or breeder
For more information about the competition, please contact
Kathryn Marsh on 0844 463 3980 ext 303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.