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Kelsey and Bailey was a dog act in Season 8 of America's Got Talent. They were eliminated in the Quarterfinals.


Kelsey Huxford lives on a farm in rural Michigan. Her family has always had animals, and Kelsey has loved teaching them tricks. Kelsey and Bailey have been inseparable since Bailey was a puppy, and Kelsey started competing in Freestyle competitions with Bailey when he was three years old, after watching a YouTube video of Kate and Gin on season two of "Britain's Got Talent." They joined an organization called World Canine Freestyle (WCFO), where they have met incredible trainers and traveled to different shows, including a performance on Nickelodeon's "Figure It Out" in 2012. Kelsey currently works as a groomer at Paw Pals Training and Grooming and helps out on the family farm. 1


Kelsey and Bailey's audition in Episode 805 consisted of Kelsey dancing with her dog Bailey to "We Go Together". Howard SternHeidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes", sending the duo to the Vegas Round.

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Kelsey and Bailey was one of thirty acts to advance straight to the Quarterfinals in New York without performing in Las Vegas in Episode 808.


Kelsey and Bailey's Week 3 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 814 consisted of Kelsey dancing with Bailey and Bailey high-fiving the judges with his paws, all to "Hot N Cold." Howie Mandel, Howard Stern and Mel B gave the duo standing ovations. The duo did not receive enough votes to be sent to the Semifinals in Episode 815, eliminating it from the competition along with Brandon & Savannah, instead of American Military Spouses Choir.

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