Gainsborough: Dog and his owner qualify for finals of prestigious competition

A dog owner and his pooch from Gainsborough have qualified for the prestigious Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes finals in London.

Roger Teasdale and Jingo at the Championship Agility Heat

Roger Teasdale, 70, qualified in the large category with his crossbreed, Jingo.

He said: “I am thrilled to have qualified for the Olympia Agility Stakes finals as it will be my first visit to this event.” He added it will be the culmination of an ‘unbelievable year’ for them both having competed across Europe.