Scruffts Family Crossbreed Dog of the Year 2020
The Scruffts Family Crossbreed Dog of the Year competition, exclusively supported by pet food makers James Wellbeloved, is the nation’s favourite crossbreed competition. The 2019 heats attracted nearly 600 dogs, across six locations, with 24 dogs and their owners making it through to the semi-finals at Crufts 2020, and will compete in each of the four classes: Most Handsome Dog Crossbreed, Prettiest Crossbreed Bitch, Goldie Oldie Crossbreed and Good Citizen Dog Scheme, before four lucky crossbreeds will go through to the final.
This year’s semi-finalists are:
Most Handsome Dog Crossbreed
What is the best thing about Monty?
He gives us all unconditional love which has helped us through some difficult times.
What is the best thing about Kenzo?
His smile! When he’s excited he taps his feet and looks up and smiles at you.
What is the best thing about Frank?
Frank is my life saver. He makes me laugh every day being an absolute clown.
What is the best thing about Ralph?
In spite of him being quite a shy dog, when he gets to know you he will love you forever.
Hannah Hayes and Stephen Hayes/Clooney
What is the best thing about Clooney?
His forgiving and loveable nature.
What is the best thing about Louie?
He’s very playful with the people and doggie friends he loves and he lives in the moment.
Prettiest Crossbreed Bitch
Leona Browne and Fergal Byrne/Fraggle
What is the best thing about Fraggle?
She's sociable, incredibly intelligent but most of all, loves to have a little chat with you every now and then!
What is the best thing about Willow?
Her outgoing, mischievous nature has made Willow easy to fall in love with.
What’s the best thing about Ruby?
She has taught us to love unconditionally and fills us with happiness every day.
What’s the best thing about Willow?
Her personality. She is so loving and friendly and epitomises the word 'joyful'.
What’s the best thing about Skye?
She is very affectionate and once we got her home she put a huge smile back on our faces.
What’s the best thing about Poppy?
Her sweet, friendly temperament and her ability to accept whatever our crazy lifestyle throws at her.
Golden Oldie Crossbreed
What’s the best thing about Roxie?
She’s full of energy, even at 14 yrs old, and always greets me with bounding enthusiasm when I come home.
What’s the best thing about Henry?
He is my soulmate and we go everywhere together.
What’s the best thing about Kody?
Those eyes – butter wouldn’t melt, and his gorgeous tail that NEVER stops wagging.
What’s the best thing about Elmo?
Elmo is a delight and a real character, he is funny, brave, loyal and loves fuss.
What’s the best thing about Emma?
Her loyal and caring nature. I’ve always felt that she puts me before anything else and I hope she feels that I do the same.
Meghan del Monte/Monty
What’s the best thing about Monty?
His kind, fun and friendly nature.
Good Citizen Dog Scheme
What’s the best thing about Tully?
Her fantastic nature, she has a wonderful temperament.
What’s the best thing about Zara?
In one word, loyal.
What’s the best thing about Mika?
She is loyal and my best friend and is the one I can depend on no matter what.
I feel always loved and cared for and he makes me happy every day.
His kindness and love for all people. He is a once in a lifetime dog.
It would have to be her ability to melt hearts!