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Anton and Ginger Celebrity: Anton Du Beke
Best known for starring in BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing, Anton Du Beke has made ballroom queens of celebrities Lesley Garrett CBE, Esther Rantzen OBE, Patsy Palmer and Jan Ravens on the hit TV series. With partner Lesley Garrett, he reached the semi-finals of the first series, and also danced in the Christmas Special: Champion of Champions.

Trainer: Kay Raven
Kay is an experienced obedience competition dog trainer and regularly lectures in seminars in the U.K and abroad. She has made guest appearances on various TV shows.

Kay owns 'Animals Okay' - a training school providing animals for film and television. She and her trainer partner, Lyn Green, also run seminars and courses in obedience. Kay also has plenty of Crufts experience - she has competed in obedience before and has also judged in obedience and Heelwork to Music (HWTM).

Her training methods use only positive reinforcement and usually involve food or toy rewards. She has four dogs of her own, and she is very passionate about the welfare of the rescue dogs who will take part in the show.

Dog : Ginger
Age: 15 months
Breed: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
Ginger's very smart, and although he knows some basics of training, he has the potential to learn a lot more. He loves his food and toys, so there are lots of motivations to learn. Ginger loves a fuss and a cuddle, and he's great with other dogs. Click here to find out more about Ginger.
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