Pedigree dogs make up 75 percent of the 8 million strong dog population in the UK and there are lots of reasons why they are so popular. First among these is that pedigree dogs are predictable in terms of their size, grooming, training and exercise needs, which are all important considerations when choosing the right dog for your lifestyle.
Nominations for dogs and people who have truly earned the title of man's and dog's best friend are being sought by the Kennel Club for its annual Eukanuba Friends for Life competition, being held at the country's most prestigious dog event, Crufts.
The owner of the 2012 Crufts Best in Show winning dog, a Lhasa Apso called Elizabeth, won the grand final of the Kennel Club Breeders’ Competition at Crufts this weekend. Margaret Anderson from Coventry won the ultimate breeder’s title with her team of Zentarr Lhasa Apsos in front of a packed Arena at the NEC in Birmingham. The Zentarr Lhasa Apsos beat 45 other breeders in the final to win the competition.