Friday, 11 March 2011

Ready steady go at Crufts

The Lady Of The House and the Girl Of The House are going to be up really, really early tomorrow to spend the day at Crufts.

I'm staying at home with the Man and the Boy Of The House - and I'm quite pleased because I think they are going to have an exhausting day.

Crufts - or dfs Crufts to give it its proper sponsored title - is celebrating its 120th anniversary and as you probably know it's a MASSIVE event at the NEC in Birmingham.

The LOTH and the GOTH have got to make a bee-line for the Discover Dogs area when they arrive to see their friend Mandy who will be with her flat-coated retrievers. Discover Dogs is great because they have areas for ALL the breeds of dogs there are and you can meet them and their owners.

Then they have a long list of exhibitors they want to say hello to - and charities. And then there's the main arena where you can watch heelwork to music, flyball and all sorts of fun canine sports. Then of course there's the little business of the thousands of dogs being put through their paces in the show rings. Crufts is so big it even has its own radio station for the four days that it runs.

The LOTH is also hoping to talk to charities about getting nominated to be charity of the year on the Lost & Fond website. Which reminds me..... if any of my blog readers would like to nominate their favourite pet charity to be supported by Lost & Fond from August 2011 to 2012, you should visit Lost & Fond's pet charities page and find out how easy it is to put a charity forward.

Meanwhile, I'm just going to chill here and wait for them to come back.

Have a lovely weekend.


GreyhoundsCANSsit said...

OMD, I am seriously jealous! Going to Crufts, what an experience that will be. I wonder if the LOTH will bring you back a present, Winnie? It sounds like she is going to be very busy though. Looking forward to reading how it all goes. Good luck to the LOTH with the Charity of the Year nomination:)

Alison said...

Winnie, Have fun with the boys while the LOTH is away! xoxo Winnie Cooper

Mr. Pip said...

Hi Winnie,

Have a great day with the boys. Hope your mom enjoys Crufts.

Your pal, Pip

Sue said...

Winnie, Don't blame you staying home. You could always watch it on More4 7-9pm each night.

Hope your mum and GOTH enjoy it.

Benny and Lily said...

hope you guys have lots of fun..were jealous
Benny & Lily

Rudy - The dog with a blog said...

We sure hope you have lots of furry fun!

scotsmad said...

Looks like a good idea staying wouldn't want to show up those other dogs.

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

We think you probably made a good choice there, Winnie and you know that man and boy could be great marks for getting some extra treats. Our Mom would love to go to Crufts - so much to see and do. Hope the LOTH and the GOTH have lots of fun.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Bobby said...

It is best to stay at home Winnie and well away from Crufts, relax with the guys.

Anna the GSD said...

At first I was like WHOA! Birmingham! You'll be near me! But mom said you ment the Over the Pond B'ham, not the one here in Alabama! :)

Have fun and give a shout out to my GSD friends! I hope they don't look too angulated! Have a blast! And yes, we expect piktures!!

Sarge said...

Hey Winnie!
Wow, what a great day at home with the peeps. I'm sure Crufts will be great...but who needs those dogs when they have you in the house?!!
Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

Wyatt said...

Oh boy, Crufts! Have Fun!!
Say "Hi" to the Airedogs :)

Wyatt and Stanzie

Brenda said...

Oh do you know how much fun you can have left alone at home with only the BOTH? Ask Lady and Lucky if you need suggestions. Let the good times roll!!!!