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It's final, I'm going to Crufts!

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by abbieandchi, Jan 15, 2012.


  1. abbieandchi

    abbieandchi PetForums Senior

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    I booked my tickets yesterday for the 8th (Toy day - are you really surprised?!) I've always wanted to go to Crufts and so has my sister so we made a vow to finally go this year. To say I'm excited is an understatement :D

    Anyone else joining me on the boat of Crufts happiness? Seriously Abbie?
     
  2. missnaomi

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    Well...it's all I've asked for as a birthday present...

    It's pretty expensive, cos the tickets are a bargain for a day of dog filled fun...but we have to drive to Birmingham and we have to pay someone to look after our dogs too I think. And spending money...I think we'll go on Saturday...

    On second thoughts...hang on...much better for me to go by myself, leave my OH at home with the dogs and then have no supervision at all when tackling the stalls...:D

    Naomi x
     
  3. abbieandchi

    abbieandchi PetForums Senior

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    Don't forget all the money you spend on ridiculous, not needed treats for your lovely pooches :D
     
  4. Autaven

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    We've been the last 2 years but are unsure about going this year just because of the amount of money we spent last time.. it's no fun going when you are skint! :p
     
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    I really want to go too, but am a little worried how I'll cope with ther crowds
     
  6. abbieandchi

    abbieandchi PetForums Senior

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    If anyone is going on the Toy day then let me know, I'd love to finally meet some of you lovely people!
     
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    I have never been before, but wondered if maybe it's not as crowded on Thursday and Friday as it would be at the weekend...someone who's been before should know though...
    Naomi x
     
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    i'd love to go either toy day or hound day :)

    but then again i don't really like places with loads and loads of people :(
     
  9. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Have a great time :D

    You'll love it - remember your purse though :)

    I went a couple of years ago and had a fantastic time I really wanted to go on Toy day this year - but we'll probably be moving house so I'll have to wait to next year :rolleyes:
     
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    tinaK PetForums VIP

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    If I go I want to go Toy day too :)
     
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    babycham2002 PetForums VIP

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    Much much quieter on the thursday and friday, :)



    I'll be there on the Thursday :) Showing Percy and helping on the Chinese Crested Rescue Stand
    Hall 5 , If i remember correctly
     
  12. Autaven

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    I've only ever been there on the Saturday and Sunday and it is busy. Especially on the Sunday with people running around grabbing last minute things. But my club usually goes for agility on the Thursday and Friday and say it's a lot quieter :)
     
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    tinaK PetForums VIP

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    Well i can get a train direct. Think I'll go :)
     
  14. IndysMamma

    IndysMamma PetForums VIP

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    are you allowed to take your dog? just for the day I mean not an exhibit or entry?

    If I went I would be needing to take Barney otherwise I would *not* be able to cope with the crowds even on the 'quiet' weekdays which are still pretty crowded
     
  15. Autaven

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    Sadly no dogs but those entered in the show are allowed in :(
     
  16. abbieandchi

    abbieandchi PetForums Senior

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    Oh yay! You can tag along with me and my sister if you're going alone :)
     
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    well looks like I'm not going until Barney is qualified as an assistance dog then :(
     
  18. babycham2002

    babycham2002 PetForums VIP

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    along with the 8000 plus dogs that are exhibiting and working each day. It would be too much to have the 40,000 visitors each day take along their dogs too
     
  19. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    When I went a couple of years ago I went Friday/Saturday for 2 days.
    Friday was very quiet in comparison - and the Arena wasn't crowded at all during the day, just when they did the best in group bit. So it was possible to get away from the crowds quite easily.
    On saturday it was much more crowded and I can imagine Sunday being even more crowded.

    And best of luck Babycham - I'd of loved to of come and seen you and Percy.
     
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    I'm really hoping I can go on the thursday but it all depends on the work situation
     
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