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Paul Keevil and Crosby

Dandie Dinmont enthusiast Paul Keevil with his lookalike dog Crosby. Paul got to the finals of the Crufts Factor with another dog, Jackson.

Crufts Factor winner

Elee the Shiba Inu with her owner Delphine Lamalle won Crufts Factor 2012 with an impressive display of tricks.

High Flyers

The Hertfordshire-based flyball team the High Flyers are joint hosts and organisers of the European Championships, a three day event which is likely to attract around 150 international teams and up to 2,000 dogs. It takes place in July 2012 at Littleport in Cambridgeshire.

Lintbells at Crufts 2012

John Howie with Julie Growcott and Ted publicising Yumpro Bio Activ on the Lintbells stand.

Julie and Lesley Nicol

Julie was delighted to meet Lesley Nicol who plays Mrs Patmore in Downton Abbey.

Episode 128 - Debbie Connolly discusses Crufts 2012 vet checks

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Released Tue March 13, 2012
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At Crufts 2012 the Best of Breed dog in fifteen high profile breeds had to face a vet check - and in six of those breeds the dogs failed the check and were disqualified. This move has attracted a lot of comment, and in this indepth interview dog expert Debbie Connolly gives her insights into and opinions on the issue.

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