Crufts 2001, between the 8-11 March 2001 at the NEC, Birmingham, will be open to overseas exhibitors and their dogs for the first time thanks to the reformed quarantine laws.
More than 21,500 top dogs and 118,000 visitors are expected to attend making it the biggest dog show in the world.
Breeds have been scheduled to appear on the following days:
Thursday 8 March
Friday 9 March
Saturday 10 March
Sunday 11 March
The Kennel Club Village will provide visitors with everything you need to know about your present or future canine companion, including breeder details, publications and information on responsible dog ownership, microchipping and PetLog.
The Discover Dogs area will be highlighting responsible dog ownership and choice, by accommodating more than 180 breeds of pedigree dog and their knowledgeable handlers, including many rare breeds from the Imported Breed Register.
Through Discover Dogs, the Kennel Club is confident that Crufts can provide a breed suitable for every lifestyle.
The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme will illustrate why it has become the largest dog training programme in the UK, as an amazing 40,000 dogs and owners have now taken part nationwide.
“Crufts has always been unrivalled throughout the world and now with the inclusion of overseas competition is set to become even bigger and better!”, said Kennel Club spokesperson, Caroline Kisko.
Admission to Crufts 2001 is from 8.15 am and prices will be: Single Adult £8.50 (8/9.3), £9.50 (10/11.3), Child / Senior Citizen £5.50 (8/9.3) £6.50 (10/11.3) and Family Ticket (2 adults / 2 concessions) £17.50 (8/9.3) £20.00 (10/11.3).
A four-day adult admission ticket will cost £30.00 .
Tickets are available in advance from The Kennel Club, 1-5 Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London.
Crufts Ticket Hotline: 0207 518 1012, or on the day at the NEC or see www.crufts.org.uk