Roxy, a crossbreed, and Olivia Lawrence who attends Heritage High School in Clowne, Derbyshire, won the child’s best friend class semi-final at Eukanuba Discover Dogs at ExCeL London in October and are now preparing for the final in the main arena at Crufts 2016.
Olivia’s aunt, Pauline Lawrence said: “Roxy and Olivia have a great connection. Roxy has such a calm character and she adores Olivia.
Olivia said: “I never thought that someone like me would ever win anything but this has has changed my life. Roxy has changed my life so much and I love her with all my heart for that.”