6-9 March 2025, The NEC Birmingham

About Us

Crufts trophy in the Best in Show ring

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


Past 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 86 best in show winners


The Kennel Club

The Kennel Club is the largest organisation in the UK devoted to dog health, welfare and training. Their objective is to make a positive difference to dogs and their owners.