Rally is to join established favourite events in the obedience ring at Crufts 2017, the Kennel Club has announced.
The revised programme for next year is as follows:
- Thursday - Inter-Regional Rally competition followed by the Obreedience competition.
- Friday - Inter-Regional Obedience competition.
- Saturday - Obedience Championships for dogs.
- Sunday - Obedience Championships for bitches.
Gerald King, Crufts Chairman, said: "Crufts 2017 looks set to be an action-packed showcase for the world of obedience. We are very excited to have rally join the ever-popular Inter-Regional Obedience, Obreedience and Obedience Championships for dogs and bitches at the world's largest dog show. We are expecting all obedience activities to draw in the usual large crowds of people who love dogs, love Crufts and love these compelling competitions."