Crufts protester tackled after breaking into arena as Best In Show announced

Erika Holt
March 13, 2018

Tease, a Whippet from Scotland, won the top prize at Britain's Crufts dog show in Birmingham on Sunday. "It's just wonderful", she said.

This protester was carried off by security guards as crowds applauded his removalHow is Best in Show victor Tease doing after the scare?

"I was very nervous beforehand, but I felt she went very well".

"It's a beauty pageant and I think we can pretty much understand that that's wrong".

And Yvette and Tease, who attend Midlothian Dog Training Club, held their nerve to pip their fellow finalists to the famed silver cup.

On Monday, Mrs Short said: "That spoilt it, they scared my dog".

Two intruders, said by Crufts to be part of animal rights group Peta, ran into the show arena at Birmingham's NEC as the victor claimed her prize.

Man bashes auto with hammer after driver tries to leave crash
It's around this time that a man waiting in a white van at the light gets out of his vehicle carrying a sledge hammer. ABC affiliated Local 10 News reported the accounts of an eyewitness present at the scene. "That's insane .

Bride arrested for DUI on way to her wedding
The wreck occurred about 10:30 a.m. near North Thornydale and West Orange Grove roads, Marana police spokesman Sgt. A bride has been arrested on the way to her own wedding . 'This could've turned out way worse than it did.

This picture of Anushka Sharma kissing Virat Kohli will make your day
They even hosted two wedding receptions in New Delhi and Mumbai for their friends, family and industry colleagues. Rumoured to be valued at Rs 1 crore, the wedding ring is said to have taken Virat Kohli three months to select.

As the man ran towards Ms Short she grimaced, picking up the dog and holding the dog close to her.

The demonstration - organised by PETA - came as pet owner Yvette Short stepped up to the podium with her Best in Show victor.

The crowd booed before breaking into applause as he was taken away.

Crufts and the NEC said security would be reviewed as "a matter of urgency".

"Our main priority at the moment is the wellbeing of the dogs that were in the ring, who are being looked after by their owners and show officials".

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) later tweeted the footage, describing what's going on at the show as "canine eugenics" and saying the activists were protesting against "extreme breeding".

According to reports, the activists were from Vegan Strike Group - which campaigns against animal abuse - working with animal rights charity PETA.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER