7-10 March 2024, The NEC Birmingham

About Us

Crufts trophy in the Best in Show ring

What is Crufts?

Established in 1891, Crufts is the greatest dog show in the world. The show takes place over four days and has been held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham since 1991 and features a wide range of dog competition. It attracts thousands of dogs with their owners and handlers, displaying their dogs' skills and abilities to adoring crowds.


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Old poster from Crufts

Crufts History

Crufts is the greatest dog event in the world! Organised by The Kennel Club, the show celebrates every aspect of the role that dogs play in our lives.


Past and Previous Winners

The first best in show competition was in 1928, when Greyhound Primley Sceptre was crowned the first best in show champion. Since then, there have been 78 best in show winners


The Kennel Club

The Kennel Club are the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of all dogs.