Suffolk win in Westminster Dog of the Year awards

Therese Coffey's dog Rizzo
Therese Coffey's dog Rizzo Photo: ITV Anglia

A dog belonging to an MP from Suffolk has won an award in the Westminster Dog of the Year Show. Therese Coffey represents the Suffolk Coastal constituency. Her 13 year old rescue dog Rizzo beat off tough competition to win the special recognition award.

Ms Coffey tweeted:

Delighted that Rizzo was awarded a Special Recognition prize in Westminster Dog of the Year Show. Good girl!

Therese Coffey and Rizzo
Therese Coffey and Rizzo Credit: ITV Anglia

The competition, which raises money for the Dogs Trust, is now in its twentieth year.

For a full list of winners click here.