Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 8:00PM – 9:00PM
The hunt is on to find Britain’s coolest canine in a brand new show for ITV2, Top Dog Model.
Television’s favorite Stacey Solomon, fashion model Lilah Parsons and Hollywood dog agent Addison Witt search for Britain’s most mutterly gorgeous dog with help from guest judge, Britain’s Got Talent winners Ashleigh and Pudsey and voiced by David Walliams.
The show brings the glamorous world of modelling together with Britain’s love of dogs. Top Dog Model seeks to find a true doggie star – the new Cindy Pawford, Claudia Sniffer, Naomi Spaniel or Elle Macfurson perhaps…
The pooches will go head-to-head as they are tested for their suitability as models through a series of dog-eat-dog modeling assignments, including photo and video shoots as well as challenges designed to test their poise and behaviour. It’s not just looks alone that will crown our furry favourite, as personality and star quality will need to shine through too. The contest is hotting up as only one mutterly gorgeous dog will land an advertising campaign for a well-known international brand.
This week as our four hot hounds warm up for the final, they limber up for real in a dog yoga (or ‘doga’) class. Stacey and her Bulldog Molly, join the session which gets our Lycra-clad doggies in shape for this week’s first assignment – an action shoot, alongside stunt cyclist champion, Joe Oakley, in Epping Forest.
There’ll be no more sitting pretty as our semi-finalists will need to leap and run alongside Joe in order to get the shot. But who is bound for success?
And as if that wasn’t action-packed enough, this week’s second challenge is a live appearance on ITV’s This Morning, where our pretty pooches must model the latest doggie accessories. But can our canine contenders and their owners handle the pressure as they go live to the nation?
With only three places left in the final, our judges have some tough decisions to make. Who will take the long walkies home, and who is edging ever closer to becoming the Top Dog Model?