Ricky the poodle from Preston named top dog at Crufts

Ricky the poodle with owner Jason Credit: PA

Ricky, a poodle from Preston has been named 'Best in Show' at Crufts 2014.

The two year old was assessed for overall health, condition, coat, character, temperament and movement.

Ricky with his handler Jason Lynn during the Best-in-Show contest at Crufts at the NEC in Birmingham, which he went on to win Credit: PA

The standard poodle beat six other best-in-group winners in the final event which attracted more than 21,000 entrants.

Ricky in action Credit: PA

Proud handler Jason Lynn, said "we decided that this would be his last show - and he has ended it in the most wonderful way possible."

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