The contest is run by the Kennel Club and celebrates friendships in difficulty between humans and their canine buddies.
The winner will bepickedvia public voting and will be announced on March 8.
Meet the finalists below!
This Labrador Retriever is a medical detection dog who alerts Claire Pearson if she is in danger of going into a diabetic coma.
This 3-year-old mixed breed dog was paired with Katy Evans who suffers from cerebral palsy. Folly helps Evans with everyday activities, such as getting dressed. She said, “I could not have got through university without Folly.
According to her,the pooch gave her so much more than just independence. “Her joy and enthusiasm brought something inside of me alive again,” she said.
Miracle, a 3-year-old mixed breed dog, was saved from a dog meat trade in Thailand and was later rehomed in the UK. She has developed a special friendship with six-year-old Kyle Leask, who has cerebral palsy and autism.
Ellie May is a 9-year- old Lhaso Apso. She lives with Julie Cashellat a care home for people with dementia. She brings comfort and companionship to residents.
The winner of this competition will receive £1,500 while £750 will be donated to the chosen charities of the runner-up.
“All of the finalists demonstrate what a difference dogs make to us, both in our best times and when things are tough,” Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club secretary, said.
Who are you rooting for in this competition?
Cast your vote for your favorite canine hero at channel4.com/cruftsvote.
Image source: Tim Clarke/Express UK
Article source: Express UK