A HAMPSHIRE dog could be in with a chance to get its paws on the dog job of a lifetime and become the Canine Critic for 2023, travelling the UK reviewing dog-friendly holidays. 

Applications have opened for this prestigious role, and dogs from Hampshire are being encouraged to send their CVs for a chance to become top dog.

This year, there is a whopping £11,000 worth of cottage breaks up for grabs.

Judges for 2023 include Aneisha and Jack, founders of innovative pet food brand Scrumbles; Darcy and Darla the 2022 Canine Critics; and Battersea’s Head of Canine Behaviour and star of For the Love of Dogs, the ITV show presented by the late Paul O’Grady, Ali Taylor.

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Ali said that she is “delighted to be invited back on the Canine Critics judging panel for another year with Canine Cottages".

She added: "I'm looking forward to seeing the Canine Critics applicants for 2023 and helping to select some lucky dogs to help to review these dog-friendly holidays around the UK.” 

Alongside the winner, two runners-up and five randomly selected pups will also receive prizes.

The grand prize winner will receive £4,000 worth of holidays and a prize bundle.

The other winners will each take away £1,000 towards a cottage break, the winning Canine Critic will be championed across the Canine Cottages website and appear regularly on their social media channels. 

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Emma Crowe, head of customer marketing for Canine Cottages, said: "We always look forward to digging our paws into all the fabulous entries showcasing amazing dogs around the UK."

She added: "We can't wait to hear all about your pups and their incredible stories."

For more information, go to the Canine Cottages website.