Small/Mixi Pairs winners announced at Discover Dogs

Jo Gleed and Katie Beauchamp, with their dogs Devongem Firing It Up (Topic) and Lady Bella Mooks AW(D) (Bella), have won the Small/Mixi Pairs Final at Discover Dogs at ExCeL London.

The Small/Mixi Pairs Challenge consists of four heats of jumping. The competition is open to small dogs (35cm or under at the withers), partnering with either a medium dog (35cm - 43cm at the withers), intermediate dog (over 43cm and measuring 50cm or under at the withers) or a large dog (over 43cm in height), from heats scheduled as a special combined class for dogs of all agility grades.

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 2021. 

Vanessa McAlpine, Events and Youth Development Executive at The Kennel Club said: “Congratulations to Jo, Katie, Topic and Bella for an excellent performance this weekend. The Small/Mixi Pairs Finals is a fantastic competition and they should be proud of their achievement.”

1st – Jo Gleed and Katie Beauchamp with Devongem Firing It Up and Lady Bella Mooks AW(D)

2nd – Les Pearce and Steph Wilson-Astbury with Devongem Eruption of Fire and Agil a tees four fun

3rd – Rebecca Colley and Abby Blythe with Debut Doodle Daydream AW(D) and Smarties Are Ablast AW(D)

Discover Dogs, supported by Royal Canin, took place between 20 – 21 November at ExCeL London. For further information please visit the Discover Dogs website.