Word-full Wednesday: Crufts Eve Links and Leads

ellie dreams of Crufts

It’s seems like ages since we started the competition to win some of Ellie’s tickets on Facebook and gave them away. But now Crufts is upon us! Tomorrow marks the start of the four-day spectacular and we cannot wait. Although Ellie won’t be joining us of course, she still has dreams of what it would be like to win something at this giant celebration of dogs. We both agree she would easily walk away with the doggy dancing crown. Ellie does the best pirouette you ever did see, and we WILL show you one day (furry promise). Myfie wonders if there’s an eating competition, and naturally Millie thinks she’d take Best in Show! What about you? Which prize would be yours for the taking, do let us know!

Anyway, since the pups do miss out on the actual event, like many of you who are from overseas, I thought it might be handy to give you some links. Of course, I will be going, but only for one day so I too will want to know what’s going on for the rest of the time.

My freind and I (this is an actual human! I do know some, honest) have chosen to attend on Friday… for, well, no particular reason. Crufts is a great days entertainment whenever you can make it. If there is anything you would like to know about more specifically, or anything you want us to check out please do let me know in the comments. I will be most happy to. For example, Myfie has asked me to take some pictures of some cute looking girls. Well, he actually wants me to find him a wife, because apparently these posh pups like a bit of ruff! But yeah, whatever Myfie, I can’t do magic.

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The action from the arena will be live streamed every day on YouTube, Huzzah! The arena is where all the ‘activities’ take place, the doggy dancing, the flyball and agility, demonstrations, breed judging… everything! Click on that there cute little picture link above, and be taken straight to the Crufts channel, subscribe and you will be able to see more than those of us who are attending will. Oh there’s such a sweet video right there on the home page, it gave me goosebumps!


For those of us in the UK, More 4 will be covering the event LIVE as usual with the lovely, Claire Balding hosting. You can also watch OnDemand and More4+1 should you miss it first time around.
I’m not sure if those outside of the UK can access this content, but what I think you WILL be able to do is vote in the ‘Friends for Life’ comp. You can view the entrants stories on the Crufts YouTube channel if you have difficulty doing so via the More 4 website, but cast your vote from here: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/crufts#vote – please have tissues at the ready for these beautiful stories.

Information as it happens will also be rolled out on the Crufts website: http://www.crufts.org.uk/
And if you can stand to listen to me bleating on about it, I will also be sharing information and fun bits and pieces via our social media channels 🙂

Lastly, I would love you to check out this very informative, and very serious press conference…

… My money’s on Fritz, what about yours?
Thanks for battling through this post, if we’ve missed anything please let us know!

 

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10 thoughts on “Word-full Wednesday: Crufts Eve Links and Leads

    • Thanks lovely! Sorry for the late reply, it’s been chaos! But we will have a full low down up soon! Can’t wait to share with you all.
      Hugs, Carrie and Pups x

  1. It’s so great that you can see it! I bet you would grab all throphies there… I just would win the comedy prize :o) Please share your adventure with us and please look for a Weim-girl for me :o) My momma is still a little sad, that I’m not qualified (not on this planet lol), but with her damaged hell-bow it would be anyway a mission impawsible :o) Have fun and enjoy efurry moment!!!

    • The comedy prize would be one of the most sought after, Easy! I bet you could take any prize really though, poor mum please send her healing hugs… Have been a little behind around here with all the Crufts excitement, but might just have a little something for you to cast your eyes over later on 😉
      Hugs, Carrie and Pups x

  2. Woohoo. So excited. And I’m the friend mentioned. I’m blog famous! Can’t wait to go. Wish all the pups could come too x

  3. Mee-you Doggiess….mee LadyMum saw a storey bout thee Irish setter what got sick an died at Cruftss…shee could not reed it all…shee got so-o uppyset. Do you know what happened Lady Carrie??
    Yur doggiess are cruftss doggiess fur sure 😉
    ***paw kissess*** Siddhartha Henry an LadyMum xxxx

    • Oh Siddhartha and lovely Mum… It’s very sad indeed, there seems to be a lot of sadness associated with Crufts this year 😦 They believe the Setter, called Jagger was maliciously poisoned by being fed contaminated meat whilst unattended at Crufts. Mostly it is all speculation at the minute as they are awaiting the tests to confirm stuff, but it doesn’t look good! Somebody, intentionally or not (and it really does look to be so) killed this poor doggy with their actions and I only hope they find the source and punish effectively. It won’t bring poor Jagger back, but some justice for his family is needed!
      Hugs, Carrie & Pups x<3x

      • Mee-you Lady Carrie an doggiess…mee an LadyMum started to reed thee artickle butt LadyMum burstted innto teerss so mee not get all thee storey! The ferst BIG doggie LadyMum new was an Irish Setter named Clancey an shee has luvved thee breed since shee was a littul girl. Mee iss so sad fur handsum Jagger an hiss peeple. How could ANYONE poison him?? It all makess no sense an wee hopess thee bad purrson iss cott an punished fur what they did!!!
        Let’ss *bow* our headss fur Jagger….hee was one of a kind…. ❤
        Mee-ohmmm mee-ohmmmm meee-ohmmm
        Siddhartha Henry an LadyMum 😦 😦

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