Ashleigh & Pudsey in action at the Britain's Got Talent final

A survey by the Kennel Club has found nearly a third of dog owners have been inspired to teach their dogs tricks after Ashleigh Butler and Pudsey from Wellingborough won last's years Britain's Got Talent.

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Dogs cleverer thanks to Pudsey

Britain's dogs are becoming more talented thanks to the "Pudsey effect", according to a survey by the Kennel Club. Pudsey and his owner Ashleigh Butler from Northamptonshire shot to fame when they won Britain's Got Talent in 2012.