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Whippet Lovers Guide to Crufts

Going to Crufts for the first time? Here are out top tips for to get the best out of your day.

Plan Your Visit Wisely

  - Create a list of must-see events and shops you want to visit, then work out if you need more than one day!

  - Check exhibitors' list online to plan your route. You can waste a lot of time in the most crowded of halls, if you have a list, head out onto the foyer and into the next hall, rather than fighting through the crowds.

  - Prioritise your top picks in each hall to maximize your time, divide it between events, shopping and hound watching.

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Picking the Perfect Day

Check which day is the Terriers and Hounds - 2024 it's on Sunday. If you want to see whippets, get there early to see some beautiful dogs in the show rings, they get busy as the day goes on, with standing room only.

  - Weekends can get extremely busy, so arrive early to beat the crowds.

  - Prefer a calmer visit? If you can, opt for Thursdays or Fridays when the halls are a little quieter and it's easier to move around.

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Dress for the Day

  - Layer up with lightweight clothing for changing temperatures.

  - Choose comfy shoes to explore the show without sore feet.

  - Leave your bulky coat in the car to lighten your load, it's worth feeling a little chilly on the way into the halls and avoiding long queues at the cloakrooms.

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Must-Have Essentials

  - Pack reusable bags and a shopping trolley for your dog shopping spree.

  - Don't forget your dog's measurements, this will help with shopping decisions.

  - Bring cash as card payments can be glitchy in all halls, especially at busy times. Cash points are available in the foyer. Remember, all the shops pay lots of money to be there for you and nobody wants a failed transaction and a customer to walk away.

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Top Attractions to Visit

  - Discover Dogs for a delightful canine experience where you will see breeds you've never heard of and chat to enthusiasts who love them. Plus you get to have a cuddle if you're missing your own!

  - Catch the thrilling Flyball event, perfect for whippet fans. Whippets are increasingly popular in this exciting part of the show, teams from all over Europe compete, it's so much fun and wonderful to see hounds in full flight!

  - Experience the heart-warming Scruffts showcasing rescue dogs and crossbreeds. Always worth a watch to see the bond between owner and dog and hear some wonderful stories.

  - Explore the Rescue Stands in Hall 4 for educational insights and charity support.

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Foodie Delights

  - Indulge in a variety of food options within the halls. You will need sustenance to keep you going as it's a long day.

  - Visit the less crowded food hall in the foyer for a tasty treats.

  - Check out the Greek food stand for a gluten-free, hearty lunch, he's opposite Wetherspoons, just outside Hall 4.

  - Take a reusable coffee cup as most places give a discount and it’s less waste.

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