It's Crufts annual dog show and I've been known to post a
Half Baked idea appropriate to the event.
This year I bring the suggestion of The Crufts Dog Show
Barking Mad Competition, in which dogs of all types
compete in the new sound making category.
It's a currently overlooked feature of
canines in this
that they can emit a large variety of noises.
These are judged according to a combination of the
following criteria: barking; growling; howling; snoring;
whimpering; bone crunching, farting and door
scratching. Special harmless cruelty free tests are
constructed to elicit the required sound responses.
these, the judges will listen carefully for qualities such
loudness, sustain, depth of note, scaryness, persistence,
and 'muscicality'. Sounds will be amplified and played
arena's tannoy system, with recordings available for
Noise making is a great equaliser, and not dependant on
years of selective breeding, training or incessant
This means that a small dog or a basic mongrel can 'out-
noise' a much bigger, or thoroughbred specimen in many
The advanced section features owners imitating the
made by their pets.