#crufts

  1. Britain's Got Talent's Ashleigh and Pudsey now - Strictly dream, 'jealousy' and sad goodbye

    By Julia Banim From the moment Ashleigh Butler and her canine companion Pudsey stepped onto the Britain's Got Talent stage in 2012, it was clear that two stars had been born. The talented duo impressed the judges straight out of the gate with their perfectly in-sync dance to Meet T
  2. Clare Balding thought she was a dog when she was a toddler - and even ate dog food

    By Ashleigh Rainbird Crufts star Clare Balding believed she was a dog when she was little – and she even ate dog food. The presenter and animal lover grew up in a house filled with dogs , and became best buddies with her mum’s boxer, Candy. “I thought she was my mother,” Clare said o
  3. 'We are so proud of our warrior daughter - she's so little but so strong'

    By Ali Graves Being told your child has a rare and life-threatening cancer is a parent’s worst nightmare. And that’s exactly how it felt to Gemma Harris, 34, and her husband Rikki, 35, in 2021 when their eight-year-old daughter Freya was diagnosed with Wilms’ tumour, a rare kidney