Crufts 2022 gets underway today and where else can you witness 20,000 dogs all having their day? The 118th edition of the most barking mad spectacle on earth is finally here. Whether you’re batty for beagles or dotty for dachshunds, you’ll find the very finest in pedigree pups right. Read on as we explain how to watch a 2022 Crufts live stream online and on TV wherever you are, with free coverage online in the UK and around the world.
Crufts live stream 2022
Dates: Thursday, March 10 – Sunday, March 13 (full schedule below)
Venue: National Exhibition Centre, Solihull, England
FREE UK stream: All 4
FREE global stream: YouTube
Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN 100% risk-free
It’s amazing to think that two years have passed since wire-haired dachshund Maisie charmed her way to the Best in Show award on those tiny little legs.
Of course, it’s not just about the grand finale, with the world’s finest dogs and their loyal humans first set to compete across a range of disciplines, from the wonderful heelwork to music segment, through agility and its mesmerising weaves, the occasionally excruciating obedience championships, to the ever-thrilling flyball sprint relay.
And if it all gets a little too high-octane, you might want to grab the hankies for the Kennel Club Dog Hero Award, which recognises some of the most devoted dogs around. Also on the cards is the final of Scruffts, which is Crufts for crossbreeds.
Whether you’ll be tuning in with your own four-legged friend or simply pining for one, there’s no other show quite like it, and here’s how to get a Crufts live stream from anywhere.
How to watch Crufts for FREE in the UK
How to watch 2022 Crufts live stream FREE from outside the UK
How to watch a 2022 Crufts live stream from outside your country
Unfortunately, if you try to watch your domestic coverage from somewhere outside your home country, you might find a problem – geo-blocking. That’s where the broadcaster prevents you from watching your usual feed from abroad. It’s a common problem for streamers all over the world, but there’s an easy solution.
Using a VPN is as easy as one-two-three…
1. Download and install a VPN – as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN
2. Connect to the appropriate server location – open the VPN app, hit ‘choose location’ and select the appropriate location (a server in the UK in this case)
2022 Crufts schedule: times and dates
All times are given in GMT. Subtract 5 hours for ET, 8 hours for PT; add 11 hours for AEDT.
Thursday, March 10
- Flyball team quarter-finals – 3pm-4pm (Channel 4)
- Small/medium agility – 6.30pm-8pm (More4)
- Flyball; Freestyle heelwork to music – 8pm-9pm (Channel 4)
Friday, March 11
- Heelwork to music – 3pm-4pm (Channel 4)
- Agility finals; Terrier group judging – 6.30pm-7.45pm (More4)
- Flyball; Agility finals; Hounds group judging – 8pm-9pm (Channel 4)
Saturday, March 12
- Flyball semi-finals; Agility finals; Heelwork to music finals – 3pm-6pm (Channel 4)
- Utility and toy group judging; Scruffts – 7pm-9pm (Channel 4)
Sunday, March 13
- Flyball final – 3pm-5.30pm (Channel 4)
- Crufts Best in Show 2022 – 7pm-9pm (Channel 4