Get Your Dog Crufts Ready

The worlds biggest international canine event is back and is going to be better than ever! Crufts 2018 is less than 24 hours away and will be held at Birmingham's NEC from 8th - 11th March 2018. This years show will feature over 200 breeds, nail biting competitions, unique dog events and the one we've all been waiting for .... BEST IN SHOW!!! 

Whether your attending the event or plumping up your dog's bed to watch it unfold on the big screen, we have a few suggestions to ensure that you and your pooch are Crufts ready!! 

Tip 1 - Ringcraft Training 

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Get your pooch strutting its stuff just like the professionals. Knightsbay Dog Training offer one-to-one ringcraft sessions catered for you and your canine. The sessions are designed to teach owners how to best present their dogs or puppies at a dog show. The sessions are held by Russell Mosedale who has over 35 years experience handling a number of breeds and has won many titles including Crufts Best of Breeds.  

Tip 2 - Grooming 


In order to get your dog Crufts ready tip top grooming is essential. Purple Bone in West London's Notting Hill was rated by Time Out as one of London's best dog groomers. Purple Bone offer a wide range of luxury pooch pampering from wash and fluff dry to full glam sessions.   

Tip 3 - Doggy Snacks 

We all need something to snack on whilst being glued to our tv screens and our dogs are no different. Whilst screening the worlds biggest dog show in your living room treat your dog to a cheeky little snack. Billy and Margot have produced popcorn for dogs. The 100% air-popped popcorn is seasoned with seaweed, high in fibre and gluten free.  

Tip 4 - Get Comfortable 


With a not to be missed jam packed 4 days of canine fun you and your pooch will need the best seats in the house! If you will be catching the action from the comfort of your living room, our luxurious dog bed The Throne will ensure your pampered pooch observes the show in the upmost comfort and style. Skilfully handcrafted, filled with pressure relief cushion and finished with Swarovski crystal detail your canine will feel as if he has just been crowned Best in Show!!  

Crufts will air on Thursday 8th March on channel 4 at 8pm. 

Best wishes

Paw with Opulence