Crufts 2020 told through numbers

26,000 – dogs expected at Crufts across the four days of the show.

166,500 – dog lovers expected to visit Crufts.

220 – different breeds of dogs compete for the prestigious Best in Show

1 – new breed competing for Best in Show 2020 – the Barbet

200 – Around 200 breeds will be represented in the Discover Dogs area of the show, where visitors can meet and greet their favourite breeds and find out which ones might be a good match for their lifestyle.

1891 – The year Crufts began.

129 – This year is the 129th year of Crufts (that’s 890 years for our furry, four-legged friends).

3,171 – The number of dogs from overseas entered into the show this year.

Over 5,000 – The number of people volunteering at Crufts 2020 from stewards to breed experts in the Discover Dogs area.

Hundreds of crossbreeds take part in Crufts, through agility, flyball, obedience, heelwork to music, Scruffts and Friends for Life competitions.

82 – The number of years the Best in Show prize has been awarded.

7 – The number of times a Cocker Spaniel has won Best in Show – more than any other breed.  This is followed by the Irish Setter, Standard Poodle and Welsh Terrier which have won on four occasions each.

25 – The number of acres of the NEC in Birmingham that Crufts covers. This includes five halls, the Pavilion and the Crufts Best in Show Arena.

4 – The number of venues in which Crufts has been held over the years.

9 years 7 months – the oldest dog to win Best in Show, which was a Flat Coated Retriever in 2011.

42 – The total number of countries with dogs entered into Crufts this year.

1 – The number of dogs that have pooped live on TV in the main arena at Crufts.