More than 7000 dogs are descending on North Yorkshire this weekend to compete in the region's most prestigious dog show.
The Darlington Dog Show has been running for more than 150 years and because it's a championship event, it helps winners qualify for Crufts.
What's unusual is the show is now held forty miles south of Darlington at Newby Hall near Ripon.
It moved there 7 years ago because of restoration work at its original home in Darlington's South Park and has never returned.
The event has become known as the 'Crufts of the North' and organisers are looking forward to a busy weekend.