Demonstrations including gundog
training and Musher sled dogs took place in the main ring.
at Crufts 2012 was a flatcoated retriever called Keeper
I've been here twice before, and won best in show in 2010 with a Hungarian vizsla, so to come back with Greg and do it again and come third overall in the gundog
category is just as special.
Owner John irlwell, of Whickham, Gateshead, fought o competition from a whole host of other dogs to scoop the coveted prize after being awarded third best gundog
overall in a previous session.
This morning the Duke of Cambridge will watch gundog
and falconry displays, before meeting young farmers and viewing the cattle judging.
The first Anglesey gundog
international was run in 1994.
The man, understood to be a serial streaker, ran into the arena during the Gundog
competition at the NEC on Sunday.
Tomorrow visitors can see the showing of hound, terrier and utility groups, Saturday the working and pastoral groups with the gundog
and toy groups showing on Sunday.
Other attractions during the event will be a large vintage display and working vintage demonstrations, craft avenue, fair organ, gundog
display and trade stands.
There will be multiple 'have-a-go' activities including flyball, agility, Talking Dogs Scentwork, a gundog
scurry and a dog show with pawesome prizes.
As well as a host of hands-on activities, you can enjoy birds of prey and gundog
displays - plus children under 15 get in free.
The festival spokesman said: "The scurries are fun and fair and open to all gundog
breeds and recognised crosses.
Second favourite at 2-1 is the Utility dog, one which can play in any position, bracketed alongside the Gundog
, which is a nice dog to have but you can never get it through airport security.
Among the livestock, local produce, machinery and rural crafts, a gundog
display by the Clwyd Retriever Club was a highlight for visitor Anwen Bellis.
Then he became familiar with the American Gundog
League (AGL) and the British Labrador Retriever Association (BLRA) and began importing British Labs and competing in British-style trials in this country.