World Champion Dog and Owner Crowned Agility Champions at Crufts

Natasha Wise from Long Buckby, Northamptonshire, and her Border Collie, Dizzy, won one of the country's most prestigious agility competitions after triumphing in the Kennel Club Agility Championships at Crufts on Sunday 13th March.

Three-time agility world champions Dizzy and Natasha, won in the medium category for after competing against other dogs and handlers in both jumping and agility.

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.

Proud Natasha said on the day: "I'm over the moon to win - it always amazes me how well Dizzy does. I really felt the emotion in the crowd too - it was really full and everyone being knowledgeable really helps."

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.

"Dizzy and Natasha'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 their achievement."

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 www.w-w-i.com/crufts_2016/.


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