Kaylo puts her best paw forward at Crufts

Kaylo and her Clitheroe owner Karen Golden.
Kaylo and her Clitheroe owner Karen Golden.
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It was a case of every dog having its day for Bolognese Kaylo as she secured a prestigious prize at Crufts 2018 alongside her Clitheroe owner Karen Golden.

Two-year-old Kaylo put her best paw forward at Birmingham’s NEC, suitably impressing judges to scoop the Best of Breed award on Saturday.

That made it a Crufts to remember for her 59-year-old owner Karen, who joined thousands of other canine lovers in descending on the West Midlands for 127th

edition of the world’s largest dog show.

An estimated 22,000 pooches visited the NEC during the four-day event, with a record 3,623 four-legged-friends from 49 countries vying for the chance to win the coveted Best in Show.

Visitors learnt about 200 different breeds at the Discover Dogs zone, crossbreeds competed for the Scruffts crown and the Friends for Life event reminded people about the truly inspiring and unique stories that show dogs at their absolute best.

And for Karen, there was no wiping the smile off her face as her beloved Kaylo enjoyed her moment in the spotlight.

“Her mother was best of breed in 2015 and so was her grandmother in 2010 - so it’s quite a winning kennel.

“I will come again next year. Crufts is the biggest dog show in the world.”