Prepare for the return of Crufts, the world’s premier canine extravaganza, as it descends upon the NEC on March 7th. Crufts will be welcoming back the esteemed Dr. Paul Manktelow to the presenter lineup, marking an impressive fifth consecutive year of his invaluable contributions.

Dr. Paul will be joining forces with renowned personalities Clare Balding, Sophie Morgan, Radzi Chinyanganya, and Ashleigh Butler to deliver another unforgettable series of shows.

With his steadfast advocacy for dog welfare, Dr. Paul is a familiar figure in UK media circles, lending his expertise as a presenter, writer, and podcast host.

Eagerly anticipating his return, Dr. Paul expressed, “I am thrilled to be back! Crufts offers a unique platform to engage with millions of dog enthusiasts worldwide and shed light on the latest health advancements, scientific discoveries, and veterinary issues affecting dogs in the world today.”

Throughout his tenure, Dr. Paul has spearheaded an array of compelling segments, delving into topics such as combating canine obesity, tips on how to navigate the cost of living crisis, highlighting the invaluable contributions of medical detection dogs, and addressing respiratory challenges in bulldogs.

Tickets are on sale at and you can catch the live shows on Channel 4 and More4.


Dr Paul Manktelow is a vet who’s worked for almost 20 years on the front line in some of the UK’s busiest veterinary hospitals. As Chief Vet in the Charity Sector, he leads a team of vets and nurses that treat thousands of pets every year.  Paul also appears regularly in the media as a TV and radio presenter, writer, public speaker and podcast producer.