Crufts 2018: Highlights of day one at the Birmingham NEC event - with pictures and top clips
Thousand of handsome hounds and pampered pooches descended on Birmingham for day one of Crufts.
The NEC event, which runs until Sunday, will see dozens of contests take place each day, as well as stalls and demonstrations.
- For a full list of arena competitions, displays and times, plus other top events, click here
- Read 10 barking mad facts about the Birmingham event here
- Watch LIVE footage of day two at the Birmingham NEC event - plus pictures and video clips of top moments here
- Hope for Tipton's Hannah, 16, up for Young Kennel Club's Outstanding Person of the Year
Our photographer Steve Leath took these pictures of some perfectly-preened pooches at the show:
See a gallery of some more of the dogs at day one of the event here:
Crufts organisers have also been publishing clips from the day to social media.
Check out some of the top videos here: