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Baxer The Flat-Coated Retriever Wins ‘Best In Show’ At Crufts 2022 Dog Show

The world’s largest dog show has finally announced their winner!

Crufts dog show has announced the winner for best in show in 2022, with Baxer, the flat-coated Retriever taking out the top prize for the ‘Best in Show’ award. The four-day event, this year held in Birmingham, U.K, was cancelled last year due to Covid.   

Running since 1891, Crufts is now broadcast live on Channel 4 in the U.K. and is the most famous dog show in the world. Thousands of dog owners and dog fans travel from all over the world to attend the event. ‘Best in Show winners receive a cash prize of £100 and a replica of the solid silver Crufts Keddall Memorial Trophy.  

The Best in Show award is the most prestigious award a dog can earn. The dogs begin by competing against other dogs of the same breed and age before moving on to being judged alongside various breeds and ages. Baxer is reportedly ‘very proud of his rosette’ according to Cruft's Twitter account.