Crufts 2019: Highlights from the final day at Birmingham NEC

By Rebecca Sayce | Entertainment | Published: | Last Updated:

Yesterday we found out which dog was crowned Best in Show at this year's Crufts at Birmingham NEC.

Dylan, a Papillon from Belgium, stands with owner Kathleen Roosens after winning the best in show during the final day of the Crufts Dog Show 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. Photo credit: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

A papillon named Dylanreceived the accolade after beating six other finalists to claim the show’s top honour on Sunday.

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Day 4 LIVE | Crufts 2019

Dylan, owned by Kathleen Roosens, was also named winner of the Toy group earlier in the four-day dog show.

Other Best in Show finalists included Dave, a six-year-old boxer from Banbury, Oxfordshire; Luther, a three-year-old Irish water spaniel from Thursby, Cumbria; and Charleen, a six-year-old samoyed from Portugal.

Also competing for the prestigious top prize were Mike, a three-year-old basset griffon vendeen from Wallingford, Oxfordshire; Eva, a three-year-old Scottish terrier from Russia; and Bearly, a shih tzu from Thailand.

About 27,000 dogs were expected to have attended the 2019 Crufts show, with more than 200 different breeds of dogs vying for a place in the Best in Show final.

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