Dancing pair are top dogs

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A DOG-owner from Belper and her dancing pooch have scooped two gold medals in a prestigious international competition.

Karen Sykes and her pet Fly represented Great Britain in the Open European Heelwork to Music and Freestyle Championships in Denmark over the weekend.

And they proved they were no dog’s dinner as they fetched the top awards in two sections.

Karen and Fly won gold in the Individual Heelwork to Music competition, while also triumphing alongside GB colleagues Lesley Neville and Kath Hardman in the Team Heelwork to Music event.

The trio were sent on their way to Denmark by the chairman of Derbyshire County Council, Cllr George Wharmby.

Cllr Wharmby presented them with a Union Jack flag which was used at the opening and closing ceremonies. The council stepped in after the original flag was needed elsewhere.