Rescue dog Kratu, who went viral for hilarious Crufts agility runs inspires book and changed his owner's life

Rescue dog Kratu, who went viral for hilarious Crufts agility runs inspires book and changed his owner's life

When trainer Wendy Kruger from Woodgreen Pets Charity invited Kratu to participate as part of a rescue dog agility team at Crufts, Swan felt motivated to seek help for her mental health because she wanted to be able to attend — and enjoy it.

Crufts 2022: When is the winner announced and how is it judged?

Crufts 2022: When is the winner announced and how is it judged?

The winning pooch will be announced at the end of the competition – which is due to finish at 9pm today.Best in Show will be announced at the end of the day (Picture: PA)How is the winner decided?

WATCH Crufts 2022 LIVE here: All the action from Day 3 at Crufts - watch Fly Ball NOW

WATCH Crufts 2022 LIVE here: All the action from Day 3 at Crufts - watch Fly Ball NOW

Scroll down to watch the action live from the Birmingham NEC.Day three at Crufts will bring the final of Scruffts - a competition for mixed breeds - The Young Kennel Club agility dog of the year finals and more.

Crufts shouldn't be celebrating squishy-faced dogs

Crufts shouldn't be celebrating squishy-faced dogs

We’ve created generations of dogs who struggle to breathe (Picture: RSPCA)The French bulldog, who remains a hugely popular pet, faces a high rate of issues that can seriously affect their health.

Where to watch Crufts on TV and where is the competition held?

Where to watch Crufts on TV and where is the competition held?

This year will mark the event’s 130th anniversary – with the promise of an extra special extravaganza, you will not want to miss 2022’s competition.Crufts fans will be able to watch the event live via Channel 4 and More4.

New dogs, new tricks: lockdown puppy boom changes face of Crufts

New dogs, new tricks: lockdown puppy boom changes face of Crufts

As well as best in show, competitions include agility, heelwork and flyball, with Crufts anticipating record UK interest – although international numbers are down.“Working from home has opened up dog ownership for a lot more people and there was obviously huge demand for dogs during lockdown, but I think that has extended now and people are looking at other activities to do with their dog, beyond normal pet ownership,” said Lambert.

Best of Crufts: Dog warned trainer about her breast cancer

Best of Crufts: Dog warned trainer about her breast cancer

However, it was also time for the working dogs ’ to shine, with a trainer revealing that one of the dogs she worked alongside actually detected her early-stage breast cancer.

Eau de pawfum: is it barking mad to buy cologne for dogs?

Eau de pawfum: is it barking mad to buy cologne for dogs?

A runner-up at Crufts was scented with a calming floral spray – but canine perfumes aren’t just for show dogs.Dogs smell lovely.Do say: “Make dogs smell more tolerable with doggy cologne.”.

Crufts 2020: Who was the Best In Show winner and what is the prize?

Crufts 2020: Who was the Best In Show winner and what is the prize?

It warms the cockles… (Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images)Crufts 2020 has drawn to a close, culminating in the award of the much-coveted Best in Show prize .So who won the hotly-contested Best in Show award this year, and how much prize money do they take home?

Crufts Best in Show winner celebrates by pooing on floor during victory lap

Crufts Best in Show winner celebrates by pooing on floor during victory lap

Maisie went to the toilet during her victory lap (Picture: Getty Images) Owner Kim McCalmont was forced to pick the poo up (Picture: BackGrid)Ms McCalmont said of her success: ‘I have to say wow, it’s not very believable at this moment.

Crufts 2020: What dog won Crufts tonight? Recap of top Crufts moments

Crufts 2020: What dog won Crufts tonight? Recap of top Crufts moments

Crufts 2020: Elsa the border collie performing to Light Fantastic from Mary Poppins (Image: CRUFTS) Crufts 2020: This pooch did not want to unfurl the banner at the end of the routine (Image: CHANNEL 4).

Kratu the rescue dog who is rubbish at Crufts is back for 2020

Kratu the rescue dog who is rubbish at Crufts is back for 2020

This time the rescue pooch again struggles with the tunnel before grabbing one of the poles he is meant to be jumping over and running off with it, looking absolutely delighted with himself.

Lovable rescue dog and viral sensation, Olly the jack russell, returns to Crufts for final time

Lovable rescue dog and viral sensation, Olly the jack russell, returns to Crufts for final time

The video of his fall from back in 2017 has now been viewed over 13 million times, and the world fell in love with the little rescue dog who was simply excited to be at the competition.

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Annually the prestigious dog show is organised by The Kennel Club, which is also the major body responsible for the naming and registering of pedigree dogs.But for a purebred dog to be considered pedigree, the dog must be registered by an organisation such as The Kennel Club.

Crufts 2020: Is there an equivalent Crufts show for cats?

Crufts 2020: Is there an equivalent Crufts show for cats?

Crufts 2020: Winner of Best In Show 2019 Melkelter Galiya Gertruda, a Russian Blue (Image: GETTY) Crufts 2020: Awards are up for grabs at The Supreme Cat Show (Image: GETTY)When is Crufts 2020?Crufts 2020 will run from Thursday, March 5 until Sunday, March 8 this year.

Crufts 2020 Best in Show winner odds and how to watch at home

Crufts 2020 Best in Show winner odds and how to watch at home

The current odds on which breed of dog will win Best in Show this year according to Betway are as follows: Terrier – 13/8 Hound- 7/4 Gun – 5/2 Utility – 5/1 Toy – 10/1 Pastoral – 12/1 Working – 16/1 After Dylan’s big win last year, it looks like the small Toy dog breed is less favoured to take home the prize this year, with Terriers instead being the favourite to win Best in Show in 2020.

Crufts organisers blame Brexit for fewer overseas dog entries

Crufts organisers blame Brexit for fewer overseas dog entries

Photograph: Jacob King/PA The Kennel Club, which organises Crufts, said notification from Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs that travel regulations for pets would remain the same during the Brexit transition period was only received after entries had closed on 20 January.

Crufts 2020 gets underway with dogs wearing weird and wonderful haircuts

Crufts 2020 gets underway with dogs wearing weird and wonderful haircuts

A tiny white dog kept out of the cold in a pink stroller (Picture: PA) A chilled-out Poodle took it all in their stride, resting their head on a bone-shaped cushion as their fur was groomed (Picture: Getty) Owners could be seen using hair spray and brushes to style their dogs (Picture: SWNS)Crufts’ website describes the event as the ‘greatest dog show in the world’.

Is Crufts 2020 still on or is it cancelled because of coronavirus?

Is Crufts 2020 still on or is it cancelled because of coronavirus?

Our hearts… (Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)In a statement on their website, organisers The Kennel Club wrote: ‘Further to the government COBRA meeting held on Monday 2 March, and following further discussion, the Kennel Club can confirm Crufts 2020 is currently going ahead as planned.

Crufts 2020 cancelled: Will Crufts be cancelled over coronavirus fears?

Crufts 2020 cancelled: Will Crufts be cancelled over coronavirus fears?

But now people are asking if Crufts has been cancelled, or should be cancelled, amid continued fears about the spread of coronavirus across the UK.

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