Crufts

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Comedy

What a great week to be a woman! Or a carnivorous man! Or anyone who loves the internet! Yes, this week's round-up of Twitter funnies takes in all ...

Crufts 2014: Our Winners List

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Comedy

It's the moment you've all been waiting for! It's the results of Crufts 2014 - according to us. And the winners are... ...

Crufts: Worst in Show

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

The lack of genetic diversity caused by inbreeding greatly increases the likelihood that recessive genes, which cause debilitating afflictions, will be passed along to puppies. As a result, roughly one in four purebred dogs suffers from serious congenital defects, such as hypothyroidism, epilepsy, cataracts, allergies, heart disease and hip dysplasia - a disease that can lead to crippling, lameness and painful arthritis.

Aww! Amanda Holden Cuddles Adorable Puppies At Crufts

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Well, it certainly looks like Amanda Holden is enjoying herself at Crufts. The 'Britain's Got Talent' judge showed up to the famous dog show in Bir...

Dogs And Owners Trot Up To Birmingham For Crufts

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

Owners and dogs have gathered in Birmingham for the annual pet-fest that is Crufts, the world’s most famous pooch show. This year more than 21,500 h...

The C Word: Is Crufts Harmful to Dogs?

Violet Owens | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK
Violet Owens

Many people will be horrified to learn that underneath the glossy veneer of the UK's biggest beauty pageant for dogs, lies the ugly fact that the way some of our favourite breeds of dog have been bred to look, can cause them chronic discomfort, pain and suffering throughout their lives and can even lead to their premature or painful deaths.

The Week In Photos - Vote On Your Favourite Picture

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK

The best pictures of the week are chosen by YOU voting on our interactive slideshow and we will announce the winner on Monday morning. Well, where ...

Three-Legged Dog Wins 'Friends for Life' Crufts Award

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

A three-legged stray dog which has helped to turn around the life of a seven year old boy with a rare genetic disease was awarded a top Crufts award o...

Disabled Boy's Best Friend, Carers' Cupid And Afghan Hound Recognised By Award

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

A three-legged dog who helped turn the life of a disabled seven-year-old boy around has been nominated for a Crufts award for heroic dogs. Haatchi,...

Why Dog Breeding Laws Must Be Changed

Adrian Ramsay | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics
Adrian Ramsay

Dogs are being bred, and repeatedly inbred, with known major health conditions and deformities. The animals with the greatest genetic purity are being used for breeding because the traits of specific breeds are then exaggerated - but it is often these traits that cause horrific suffering.

It's A Hard Dog Life For Us: Crufts Celebrates Inspirational Pooches

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs are well known for being man's best friend, but pooches that were literal life savers were recognised at this year's Crufts. Inspirational Obi...

PHOTOS: Who's Top Dog? Crufts Is About To Find Out..

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

One of seven competitive canines will be crowned top dog tonight as this year's Crufts reaches its climax. A dog from each of the groups - Working,...

PET PICTURES Scrufts: Where Every Dog Knows Your Name

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

As Crufts kicks off at the NEC Birmingham, pooches are being primped, preened and primed for the world's largest dog show, hosted by the Kennel Club. ...

Crufts and the Facts About Dog Health

Caroline Kisko | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK
Caroline Kisko

Dog health has been at the forefront of the public's mind for several years now, but has been for even longer a focus at the Kennel Club, the organisers of Crufts.

Crufts - A Parade of Genetic Freaks

Yvonne Taylor | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK
Yvonne Taylor

Dogs don't care about winning trophies or titles, and yet they are the ones who pay the price for breeders' selfish and superficial pursuits.