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Small/Mixi Pairs Winners Announced At Discover Dogs

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 dog.

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