A mother-daughter team of dog breeders from Doncaster have won a top prize at Crufts.
Joan Scarll and her daughter Sue Sykes earned the title of ultimate breeder by winning the Kennel Club breeders competition with their Lhasa Apsos dogs.
The team managed to beat 35 other breeders to win the competition on Friday March 6th.
Speaking of the win, Joan said: “For me it’s the best thing ever. These dogs have won 29 Challenge certificates between them and I am very proud of that.
“Dog shows are a great hobby to get involved in. They can be a lot of fun when people make them funny. Win or lose, we always come home with the best dogs. »
The team included Ch Timazinti Liberty handled by Sue, CH Timazinti’s Kienke handled by Joan, Ch Timazinti’s Britskij at Kenjda handled by Ida Watts and Timazinti’s Peppermint at Frenchlands handled by Lina Schuckardt.
The best reserve breeder was awarded to Mrs. Kath Storey with her team of Pugs (breeding name Rhodenash).
Vanessa McAlpine, Crufts Show Manager, said: “We are very happy for Joan and Sue for their excellent achievement.
“Joan and Sue are very talented breeders who dedicate time and effort to developing good breeding practices to produce healthy, happy dogs for the show ring. Their dogs are a testament to their hard work and dedication. to race.”