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|Top Dog Model|
|Starring||Ashleigh and Pudsey|
|Judges|| Stacey Solomon |
|Voices of||David Walliams|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||60 minutes (inc. adverts)|
|Production company(s)||12 Yard|
|Picture format||16:9 (HDTV)|
|Original release||5 September –|
10 October 2012
|Related shows||Next Top Model|
Top Dog Model is a British reality dog competition show that aired on ITV2 from 5 September to 10 October 2012. The judging panel consists of head judge Stacey Solomon, Lilah Parsons and Addison Witt. Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh and Pudsey feature in various episodes, demonstrating tasks and offering advice to the contestants.
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