Zaz, a seven year-old Sheltie, and owner Bernadette Bay from
Fittleworth, West Sussex, won one of the country's most prestigious
agility competitions after triumphing in the Kennel Club Agility
Championships for small dogs at Crufts on Sunday 13th March.
Agility trainer Bernadette and Zaz won in the small category for
the fourth time - a new record for the competition - after
competing against other dogs and handlers in both jumping and
Large, medium and small dogs and their handlers who had won an
Agility Certificate at a championship show in 2015 took part in the
Kennel Club Agility Championships to compete for the title of
Agility Champion within their height category.
After their win, Bernadette said "I'm very proud today. It is by
far my favourite competition and the crowd make you feel so
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: "The Agility
Championships is the most prestigious of all the agility
competitions at Crufts. The championships this year were of a very
high standard and it was a hotly contested final.
"Zaz and Bernadette's performance at Crufts was brilliant and
they worked very well as a team, which is crucial when competing at
such a high level in agility. We would like to congratulate them on
Crufts took place from 10th - 13th March 2016 at the NEC,
Birmingham. For more information, please visit www.crufts.org.uk.
The results for Crufts 2016 can be found online at www.press.fossedata.co.uk.
For free downloadable images from Crufts 2016, please go to