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(Updated 01/02/01)

Crufts 2001 entry tops 21,000 dogs


CRUFTS 2001 has attracted its third largest ever entry of 23,229 from 21,554 dogs. This compares with 23,366 and 21,643 last year. In 1999 a grand total of 21,503 made an entry of 23,336. The largest ever event was in 1991 for the centenary show when 22,883 dogs made an impressive entry of 25227.


The year 2000 increase to the second largest ever show represented a small rise on 1999 with 140 more dogs and just 30 more entries.


Many entries have arrived from overseas.


The Obedience Bitch Championship on the first day has 28 entries whilst the Obedience Dog Championship on the second day has 24.


Crufts office has also confirmed that best in show will not be over until 9pm as last year.
Individual breed entry figures for this year’s Crufts show are shown below preceded by the number of dogs.


TERRIER GROUP:
Airedale T 97, 105; Australian T 34, 37; Bedlington T 75, 84; Border T 229, 242; Bull T 89, 99; Bull T (Min.) 38, 42; Cairn T 166, 170; Cesky T 34, 38; Dandie Dinmont T 92, 98; Fox T (Smooth) 59, 60; Fox T (Wire) 47, 48; Glen of Imaal T 32, 32; Irish T 37, 40; Kerry Blue T 52, 56; Lakeland T 30, 33; Manchester T 55, 63; Norfolk T 76, 80; Norwich T 48, 51; Parson Russell T 127, 134; Scottish T 76, 84; Sealyham T 36, 39; Skye T 59, 62; Soft Coated Wheaten T 124, 126;Staffordshire Bull T 320, 336; Welsh T 29, 32; West Highland White T 186, 199.


HOUND GROUP:
Afghan Hound 307, 331; Basenji 57, 59; Basset Fauve De Bretagne 44, 45; Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand) 38, 40; Basset Griffon Vendeen (Petit) 92, 95; Basset Hound 159, 170; Beagle 193, 208; Bloodhound 43, 44; Borzoi 135, 149; Dachshund (L/H) 122, 130; Dachshund (Min. L/H) 180, 192; Dachshund (S/H) 77, 80; Dachshund (Min. S/H) 106, 123; Dachshund (W/H) 76, 81; Dachshund (Min.W/H) 120, 135; Deerhound 121, 131; Elkhound 70, 82; Finnish Spitz 47, 52; Foxhound 4, 4; Greyhound 53, 54; Hamiltonstovare 44, 47; Ibizan Hound 14, 15; Irish Wolfhound 160, 166; Otterhound 37, 38; Pharaoh Hound 37, 37; Rhodesian Ridgeback 139, 143; Saluki 154, 167; Sloughi 17, 17; Whippet 294, 327; Obedience Bitch 28, 28.

TOY GROUP:


Affenpinscher 94, 97; Australian Silky T 24, 24; Bichon FrisÈ 133, 141; Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 429, 451; Chihuahua (L/C) 169, 186; Chihuahua (S/C) 105, 111; Chinese Crested Dog 131, 140; English Toy T 61, 76; Griffon Bruxellois 49, 54; Havanese 23, 25; Italian Greyhound 92, 97; Japanese Chin 97, 103; King Charles Spaniel 121, 126; Lowchen (Little Lion Dog) 41, 41; Maltese 52, 61; Miniature Pinscher 89, 100; Papillon 239, 250; Pekingese 163, 172; Pomeranian 147, 164; Pug 172, 176; Yorkshire T 166, 180.

UTILITY GROUP:


Boston T 60, 63; Bulldog 185, 190; Canaan Dog 17, 18; Chow Chow 101, 113; Dalmatian 230, 241; French Bulldog 81, 86; German Spitz (K) 92, 96; German Spitz (M) 90, 96; Japanese Akita 179, 194; Japanese Shiba Inu 86, 95; Japanese Spitz 80, 84; Keeshond 120, 122; Lhasa Apso 214, 227; Miniature Schnauzer 139, 150; Poodle (Min.) 113, 129; Poodle (Standard) 163, 172; Poodle (Toy) 138, 145; Schipperke 71, 74; Schnauzer 79, 79; Shar Pei 87, 90; Shih Tzu 237, 257; Tibetan Spaniel 196, 209; Tibetan T 130, 137; Obedience Dog 24, 24.


GUNDOG GROUP:


Brittany 53, 56; English Setter 273, 284; German S/H Pointer 194, 222; German W/H Pointer 96, 109; Gordon Setter 197, 209; Hungarian Vizsla 163, 180; Hungarian W/H Vizsla 35, 35; Irish Red & White Setter 116, 129; Irish Setter 362, 402; Italian Spinone 141, 148; Large Munsterlander 67, 67; Pointer 241, 250; Retriever (Chesapeake Bay) 35, 39; Retriever (Curly Coated) 78, 84; Retriever (Flat Coated) 373, 438; Retriever (Golden) 538, 614; Retriever (Labrador) 475, 512; Spaniel (American Cocker) 157, 186; Spaniel (Clumber) 94, 98; Spaniel (Cocker) 338, 375; Spaniel (English Springer) 231, 254; Spaniel (Field) 107, 115; Spaniel (Irish Water) 44, 44; Spaniel (Sussex) 62, 84; Spaniel (Welsh Springer) 151, 162; Weimaraner 249, 273; Gamekeepers 96, 139.


WORKING GROUP


Alaskan Malamute 75, 76; Bernese Mountain Dog 209, 217; Bouvier Des Flandres 54, 56; Boxer 318, 318; Bullmastiff 189, 197; Dobermann 302, 315; German Pinscher 19, 20; Giant Schnauzer 77, 79; Great Dane 264, 271; Greenland Dog 14, 16; Hovawart 25, 26; Leonberger 124, 130; Mastiff 98, 103; Neapolitan Mastiff 28, 33; Newfoundland 262, 269; Portuguese Water Dog 26, 27; Rottweiler 319, 335; St Bernard 106, 112; Siberian Husky 230, 244; Tibetan Mastiff 27, 27.

PASTORAL GROUP

Anatolian Shepherd Dog 27, 29; Australian Cattle Dog 31, 31; Australian Shepherd 72, 73; Bearded Collie 333, 380; Belgian Shepherd (G) 68, 73; Belgian Shepherd (L) 3, 3; Belgian Shepherd (M) 20, 20; Belgian Shepherd (T) 126, 134; Border Collie 377, 429; Briard 105, 110; Collie (Rough) 350, 391; Collie (Smooth) 63, 68; Estrela Mountain Dog 30, 31; German Shepherd Dog (Alsatian) 207, 219; Hungarian Kuvasz 6, 6; Hungarian Puli 53, 58; Komondor 13, 13; Lancashire Heeler 68, 75; Maremma Sheepdog 23, 25; Norwegian Buhund 33, 38; Old English Sheepdog 157, 163; Polish Lowland Sheepdog 45, 45; Pyrenean Mountain Dog 95, 104; Samoyed 199,221; Shetland Sheepdog 312, 365; Swedish Vallhund 56, 57; Welsh Corgi (Cardigan) 63, 71; Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) 163, 172.


Top entries group by group include Staffordshire Bull Terriers 320, 336; Afghan Hounds 307, 331; CKCS 429, 451; Shih Tzu 237, 257; Golden Retrievers 538, 614; Rottweilers 319, 335 and Border Collies 377, 429.