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The Burns Guide to Crufts 2017

Published: Monday, March 6, 2017

It's the 126th year of  Crufts and we can't wait to join the world's biggest dog party. We'll be attending from Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th March. Find out what to expect at our stand this year...

Be part of the pupparazzi 

Take a photo at the Burns photobooth with an array of dog-themed props and share it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for your chance to win a goodie bag. Just use the #PoweredByBurns hashtag when you post. 

WIN £100 worth of Burns food (10 chances to win)

Take our quick nutrition survey to win £100 worth of Burns food for your prized pooch. There are 10 chances to win in total and the survey only takes 2 minutes to complete, so be sure to enter.


Get your free copy of The Tailchaser Times

Our new, quarterly magazine is now in print. Featuring Scotland's adventure dog, Terry the Lakeland and many #PoweredByBurns pets as well as a tonne of canine features and a competition to win a Furbo Dog Camera. Get your paws on a free copy at Crufts. 

Not going to Crufts? Get your free copy online instead.

Receive free samples and advice from our nutrition experts

Our Nutrition team, including John Burns himself, will be on hand every day to answer all your pet nutrition questions. You'll be able to save money with our great show offers, win a selection of prizes and pick up some free samples and leaflets. 

Meet our community team and charity partners

Joining us on the Burns stand this year are our charity partners, National Animal Welfare Trust and Appaws for Autism. We're providing both charity's with financial funding, a year's supply of food and promotional support. If you'd like to apply to be our Charity of the Year for 2018, fill in the application form online before April 30th, 2017.

Meet National Animal Welfare Trust - Thursday 9th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th

Meet Appaws for Autism - Friday 10th 

We'll also be showcasing our Burns in the Community work including our reading dogs project, Burns By Your Side.

How to get to Crufts 2017

You can get to the NEC via the M6 and M42 motorways - the postcode for SatNavs is B40 1NT. Alternatively, you can get the train - Birmingham International Station is just a few minutes walk away.

There are lots of car parks at the NEC, with shuttle buses operating to the main entrance. Visit their website for more details.

Parking charges per day:

  • Cars - from £12
  • Minibuses - £15
  • Coaches - £20

How to find us

You'll find us in Hall 5, Stand 25 - it's right by the entrance to Hall 5 so we're hard to miss! The NEC is a big place, so here's a map to help you work out where you're going. Crufts takes place in Halls 1, 2, 3, 3A, 4, 5 and the Arena.


Don't forget that dogs aren't allowed unless they are Registered Assistance Dogs or have been invited by the Kennel Club.

How to watch Crufts on TV

 Can't go? You can watch all the action on the Crufts YouTube channel or on Channel 4.

See you there!

*Find out about all the other shows and events we're popping up at this year.

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