Crufts 2022 results LIVE: When will the adorable pooches take on the dog show – latest pictures, TV schedule & winners

CRUFTS, the world's biggest dog show, has returned with a 4-day celebration of paw-some fun as dog fans indulge in all things canine.

Crufts has been running since 1891, and quickly became an annual highlight for dog lovers.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Crufts was cancelled last year – but many fans of the event are expecting the biggest show yet for 2022.

The celebration of all things canine takes place over four days, with the Best in Show event, won last year by wirehair daschund Maisie, taking place on Sunday night as usual.

Crufts is shown live on Channel 4 and More4, with TV coverage kicking off at 3pm ton C4 his afternoon.

Read our Crufts 2022 live blog below for the latest updates and info…

  • Milica Cosic

    List: Which dogs have won Crufts?

    • 2020 – Wire-Haired Dachshund Maisie
    • 2019 – Papillon Dylan
    • 2018 – Whippet Tease
    • 2017 – American Spaniel Afterglow Miami Ink
    • 2016 – West Highland White Terrier Devon
    • 2015 – Scottish Terrier Russia With Love
    • 2014 – Poodle Afterglow Maverick Sabre
    • 2013 – Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Soletrader Peek A Boo
    • 2012 – Lhasa Apso Zentarr Elizabeth
    • 2011 – Flat-Coated Retriever Vbos The Kentuckian
    • 2010 – Hungarian Vizsla Hungargunn Bear It’n Mind

    Over 200 pedigree dog breeds competing

    Over 200 pedigree dog breeds will compete to take the title of Best in Show.

    Crufts will also welcome breeds never before seen at the dog show – the Smooth Faced Pyrenean Sheepdog – with two competing in the Imported Breed Register classes.

    Compared with 2020, this year has seen an increase of 40 per cent or more in the number of Irish water spaniel, sloughi, lowchen (little lion dog) and Canadian eskimo dog breeds entering competitions.

    The dogs with the highest number in their breeds:

    • Working – Bernese mountain dog (140)
    • Utility – dalmatian (202)
    • Toy – pug (223)
    • Pastoral – border collie (253)
    • Terrier – Staffordshire bull terrier (306)
    • Hound – whippet (382)
    • Gundog – golden retriever (458)

    Who is Crufts presenter Sophie Morgan?

    Sophie Morgan is a 37-year-old TV presenter born near Crowborough, East Sussex to a wealthy family.

    She was educated in South Croydon and subsequently in Moray in Scotland.

    She has fought to change perspectives on disabled people.

    As well as working in telly Sophie invented the Mannequal which is a wheelchair for mannequins in clothing shops.

    • Milica Cosic

      Coverage to include classic favourites

      This year’s coverage is set to include classic favourites such as live Flyball, Agility, Heelwork to Music and of course, the infamous Best in Show title for which 222 different breeds can compete.

      Viewers will also be able to enjoy expert canine advice and tips, hear fascinating doggy stories, discover new breeds, and get involved from home across all of Channel 4’s social channels.

    • Milica Cosic

      Can crossbreeds enter?

      Among the many types of dogs that are popular as pets nowadays are crossbreeds such as the cockapoo, labradoodle, yorkiepoo, cavachon and puggle.

      The Kennel Club, which organises the Crufts event, confirmed that crossbreeds are included in the event with their own special competition called Scruffts.

    • Milica Cosic

      Sophie Morgan on presenting Crufts 2022

      Joining presenters Clare Balding and Radzi Chinyanganya will be Disability Advocate and 2021 Paralympics Lead presenter Sophie Morgan, who is a self-proclaimed dog-lover and considers them a huge part of her life and family.

      Sophie Morgan said: “I absolutely love dogs. Having grown up with a house full of dogs and my mum being a dog trainer! My best friend was a yellow Labrador until I was about 13 years old. Even as we got older, when my mum stopped training, we had dogs in the house, (Westies and Labradors primarily) and still to this day we have dogs in the family.”

    • Milica Cosic

      Crufts 2022: How to grab tickets

      This year's Crufts competition is broadcast from the Birmingham NEC but you can go and explore the event in person too.

      The dog show runs from Thursday, March 10, to Sunday, March 13.

      Tickets are available on the Crufts website and vary in price from £12 to £165.

    • Milica Cosic

      How many people – and DOGS – attend Crufts?

      Birmingham's' NEC regularly sees over 160,000 people attending Crufts, with a slight dip in 2020 at 155,000 attendees.

      There were around 20,000 dogs entered in to the competition in 2020.

    • Milica Cosic

      Thanks for reading!

      Milica Cosic here, signing off from our live coverage.

      We hope you've enjoyed reading today's rolling updates.

      My colleague Louis Allwood will be back with you from 6am.

    • Milica Cosic

      List of categories

      • Working
      • Utility
      • Toy
      • Pastoral
      • Terrier
      • Hound
      • Gundog

      There’s also action in the Young Kennel Club Ring, obedience competitions, individual breed judging, dog activities and the Good Citizen Dog Training Scheme.

      Three breeds make history at Crufts 2022

      Three breeds will be making history at this year's show.

      These breeds are:

      • the Hungarian Pumi,
      • the Smooth Faced Pyrenean Sheepdog,
      • the Harrier

      In 2021, The Kennel Club registered 38 Harrier puppies and there are 19 competing at Crufts 2022 for the Best in Show crown – for the first time in over 120 years.

      The Pyrenean Sheepdog (Smooth Faced) is competing for the Best in Show title at Crufts for the first time ever, after being recognised by The Kennel Club last year.

      The Pumi is a newcomer to the UK, recognised by The Kennel Club in 2015 and first seen at Crufts in 2016. This year, the 31 Pumis competing will have their own breed classes.

      Can crossbreeds enter?

      Among the many types of dogs that are popular as pets nowadays are crossbreeds such as the cockapoo, labradoodle, yorkiepoo, cavachon and puggle.

      The Kennel Club, which organises the Crufts event, confirmed that crossbreeds are included in the event with their own special competition called Scruffts.

      Coverage to include classic favourites

      This year’s coverage is set to include classic favourites such as live Flyball, Agility, Heelwork to Music and of course, the infamous Best in Show title for which 222 different breeds can compete.

      Viewers will also be able to enjoy expert canine advice and tips, hear fascinating doggy stories, discover new breeds, and get involved from home across all of Channel 4’s social channels.

      Sophie Morgan on presenting Crufts 2022

      Joining presenters Clare Balding and Radzi Chinyanganya will be Disability Advocate and 2021 Paralympics Lead presenter Sophie Morgan, who is a self-proclaimed dog-lover and considers them a huge part of her life and family.

      Sophie Morgan said: “I absolutely love dogs. Having grown up with a house full of dogs and my mum being a dog trainer! My best friend was a yellow Labrador until I was about 13 years old. Even as we got older, when my mum stopped training, we had dogs in the house, (Westies and Labradors primarily) and still to this day we have dogs in the family.”

      Explained: What other TV shows has Sophie Morgan been in?

      Nine months after her accident Sophie took part in BBC Two's show Beyond Boundaries which following 11 disabled people on a 220-mile trek across Nicaragua.

      Sophie got amboebic dysentry in the jungle and couldn't complete the trip.

      Four years later she took part in Britain's Missing Top Model, the reality TV search for a disabled model – and came runner-up to Kelly Knox.

      She also modelled Stella McCartney designs for Adidas in 2012.

      Other shows she's hosted include Licence To Kill about road safety, The World's Worst Place To Be Disabled? which saw her travel to Ghana and has also reported for Horizon, The One Show and Channel 4 News.

      For the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics Sophie was one of Channel 4's main sports presenters – as well as featuring on The Superhuman Show with Alex Brooker, and presenting coverage of the IPC Swimming European Championships.

      In 2021, she was a lead presenter for Channel 4's TV coverage of the Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.

      In 2022 Sophie was the Crufts presenter for Channel 4.

      • Milica Cosic

        Who is Crufts presenter Sophie Morgan?

        Sophie Morgan is a 37-year-old TV presenter born near Crowborough, East Sussex to a wealthy family.

        She was educated in South Croydon and subsequently in Moray in Scotland.

        She has fought to change perspectives on disabled people.

        As well as working in telly Sophie invented the Mannequal which is a wheelchair for mannequins in clothing shops.

      • Milica Cosic

        Pictured: Dogs arrive in Birmingham for Crufts 2022

        Dogs of all shapes and sizes have arrived in Birmingham for this year’s Crufts dog show.

        Dogs from bearded collies to miniature poodles kicked off the world-famous show today.

        More than 20,000 dogs have entered Crufts this year, with over 200 set to compete for the ultimate title, Best In Show.

        Credit: AFP
        Credit: AFP
      • Milica Cosic

        Explained: When are the results of Crufts announced?

        The Crufts results will be announced on March 13, 2022.

        We will then discover who has taken the Best in Show trophy from 2020’s winner, wire-haired dachshund Maisie.

        This prize has been awarded for 83 years – and 2020 was the first time a dog has pooped live on TV in the main arena during Best in Show.

        Winner Maisie marked her territory during her victory lap.

      • Milica Cosic

        Over 200 pedigree dog breeds competing

        Over 200 pedigree dog breeds will compete to take the title of Best in Show.

        Crufts will also welcome breeds never before seen at the dog show – the Smooth Faced Pyrenean Sheepdog – with two competing in the Imported Breed Register classes.

        Compared with 2020, this year has seen an increase of 40 per cent or more in the number of Irish water spaniel, sloughi, lowchen (little lion dog) and Canadian eskimo dog breeds entering competitions.

        The dogs with the highest number in their breeds:

        • Working – Bernese mountain dog (140)
        • Utility – dalmatian (202)
        • Toy – pug (223)
        • Pastoral – border collie (253)
        • Terrier – Staffordshire bull terrier (306)
        • Hound – whippet (382)
        • Gundog – golden retriever (458)

        Channel 4's TV schedule

        Take a look at the times to watch on Channel 4 and More4 below.

        Thursday, March 10

        • 3pm-4pm on Channel 4
        • 6.30pm-8pm on More4
        • 8pm-9pm on Channel 4

        Friday, 11 March

        • 3pm-4pm on Channel 4
        • 6.30pm-7.45pm on More4
        • 8pm-9pm on Channel 4

        Saturday 12 March

        • 3pm-6pm on Channel 4
        • 7pm-9pm on Channel 4

        Sunday 13 March

        • 3pm-5.30pm on Channel 4
        • 7pm-9pm on Channel 4 (Best In Show Live)

        If you're watching Crufts from outside of the UK, you can catch the action from the main arena and the obedience ring on the Kennel Club's YouTube channel.

        Explained: How many people attend Crufts?

        Crufts is named after it's founder Charles Crufts, who travelled around other UK dog shows selling biscuits in the later 1800s.

        In 1891, the first Cruft's Greatest Dog Show was held in Islington, London.

        The Covid pandemic saw 2021's show cancelled for the first time since 1954.

        Birmingham's' NEC regularly sees over 160,000 people attending Crufts, with a slight dip in 2020 at 155,000 attendees.

        There were around 20,000 dogs entered in to the competition in 2020.

        • Milica Cosic

          How do I get tickets for Crufts?

          The Kennel Club competition is broadcast from the Birmingham NEC but you can go and explore the event in person too.

          Crufts 2022 runs from Thursday, March 10, to Sunday, March 13.

          Tickets are available on the Crufts website and vary in price from £12 to £165.

          A ticket to Sunday's famous Best in Show competition could set you back £55.

          There are a variety of stands and lots of demonstrations as well as agility trials and other competitions.

        • Joseph Gamp

          Who won Crufts 2020 Best In Show?

          This year's champion pooch was a wire-haired dachshund called Silvae Trademark.

          The dachshund – known as Maisie – grabbed the title on the final day of Crufts 2020 on Sunday, March 8.

          And she showed how relieved she was to run out the winner with a little deposit of her own in the arena.

          Maisie beat seven finalists to claim her crown, including Pixie the Kerry Blue Terrier, Frankie the Miniature Poodle, Pablo the Bishon Frise, Elsie the Irish Setter, who was the oldest competitor, Drago the Bull Mastiff, and Zokni, the Old English Sheepdog.

          She is also the first dachshund to win the coveted title.

        • Milica Cosic

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        • Joseph Gamp

          Do Crufts allow mixed breeds?

          Crufts is a competition for pedigree dogs.

          However, cross and mixed breed dogs can compete in the Scrufts section of the show.

          This part of competition was introduced in 2013.

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