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Remove Best in Show Title from Owner who Mishandled Dog

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Many people watched Crufts on Sunday to see which dog would win Best In Show, but nobody expected to see the winning dog being mishandled by the owner.

The Kennel Club has commented "It was made clear to the handler at the show that it is not acceptable to pick a dog up in this way, and despite repeated requests not to do so, she went ahead. The handler is from the USA where it is customary to pick up terriers in this way, but it has no place at Crufts and this is put in writing to all handlers before the show."

Why is the owner still allowed to keep the title of Best in Show after this - teach them a lesson and strip them of this title to show no animal should be treated this way.

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