Ryan Hennessy and Ann Hennessy with Shandon's Busy Little Fizzy
and Shandon's Slinky Little Inky beat 12 other dogs and handlers to
win the Small/Mixi Pairs Final at the Kennel Club's Discover Dogs
event at Earls Court on Saturday 9thNovember.
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary says: "Discover Dogs is a
wonderful celebration of dogs and is London's biggest dog event.
The Small/Mixi Pairs Finals is a fantastic competition and a
highlight on the schedule every year. Congratulations to all the
handlers and dogs for a tremendous performance."
Handlers and dogs qualified to take part in the prestigious
finals by gaining points at qualifying heats held at agility shows
across the country during 2013.
The Small/Mixi Pairs Challenge consists of eight heats of
jumping. The competition is open to small dogs (35cm or under at
the withers), partnering either a medium dog (over 35cm but 43cm or
under at the withers) or a large dog (over 43cm in height), with
heats scheduled as a special combined class for all grades of
1st - Ryan Hennessy and Ann Hennessy with
Shandons Busy Little Fizzy and Shandon's Slinky Little Inky
2nd - Lou Cadman and Amanda Hampson with A
Moment Of Madness and Winfren and Vulpecula Kayla
3rd - Chris Stamp and Sally Walker with
Raeannes Take That and Tan Bellina
Discover Dogs took place on 9-10thNovember at Earls Court,
London and attracted a crowd of over 34,000 over the two days. For
further information, please visit www.discoverdogs.org.uk.