Countdown to Crufts 2016 – 3 weeks to go


There’s still time to enter my Crufts Ticket Competition. You just have to answer one simple question “How many dogs were shown at Crufts in 2015, all hoping to be Best in Show?”. Submit your answer, together with your contact details, here for a chance to win a pair of Crufts Tickets.

With three weeks to go, the excitement is mounting. Our tickets arrived in the post last week and it’s time to start planning how we’ll spend our time when we are at the NEC on Dachshund Day – Sunday 13th March.

crufts-15-20-customFor Dachshund enthusiasts, the breed judging will be essential viewing. Here are the details of this year’s entry (Number of Dogs, followed by entries):

– Dachshund (Long-Haired) 86 Dogs 99 Entries 43 Dogs 43 Bitches
– Dachshund (Min Long) 149 Dogs 168 Entries 64 Dogs 85 Bitches
– Dachshund (Smooth-Haired) 92 Dogs 98 Entries 41 Dogs 51 Bitches
– Dachshund (Min Smooth-Haired) 131 Dogs 139 Entries 60 Dogs 64 Bitches
– Dachshund (Wire-Haired) 92 Dogs 96 Entries 43 Dogs 49 Bitches
– Dachshund (Min Wire) 123 Dogs 135 Entries 49 Dogs 74 Bitches

That’s well over 600 Dachshunds in one place, on one day!


For visitors who want to spend a bit more time finding out about the breed (and other breeds, if you must), then a visit to the Discover Dogs section will be a great starting point. all six varieties of Dachshund will be represented and you can speak with knowledgeable owners about the breed. There will be lots of opportunities for Dachshund cuddles too.

Finally, for the shopaholics among you, Crufts is crammed full of trade stands with everything you could possibly want for your doggy lifestyle.




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