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THE NORWEGIAN Hound Union celebrated its 16th anniversary by organising a show for all its breeds at Biri, near Lillehammer, in June. There were two shows over two days, because the regional hound club held its show in the same place on the...
ERFURT is a picturesque old town in the former East Germany, and is the capital of the Thuringia region. There is an old university, and Martin Luther was its most famous student. The chairman of the regional kennel club, Rainer Jacobs, is proud...
IN HUNGARY, the eight, ninth and tenth international shows of the year were held at Komarom, the usual show site of the Hungarian Kennel Club within the courtyard of the Komarom fortress.
I ENJOYED very much the Gold Cup show run by the Italian Newfoundland Club (Societa Amatori Terranova) on May 31 and June 1. It is a special show of the SAT, which is not an FCI member club, but it has been a very good quality event for many years.
World Dog Show 2014 Read daily updates and look at galleries fron the 2014 World Show in held in Helsinki
Helsinki welcomes the world to the World Show by Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen The Finnish Kennel Club is organising the FCI World Show for the second time this year. 2014 is also the 125th anniversary of the Finnish KC, and this is a perfect way to celebrate this remarkable age. In fact, the Finnish KC is one of the oldest...
Split Summer Shows 2014 Superme Best in Show at the Split Summer Night Shows under Andrew Brace was the Newfoundland male, Ch King of Helluland Feel The Win. See more results, galleries and articles from the four Split Summer shows in Croatia.
Kenji takes his third top spot LAST year Genk show in Belgium broke its own record in a spectacular way with 2,133 entries. This year, however, they lost more than ten per cent, but still, 1,900 entries can hardly be called a poor show.
Clashes spoil Lommel’s entry BELGIUM’S Lommel show had bad luck this year. The entry dropped from 1,342 in 2013 to 1,165. The reason is probably that about 300km south there was an important show near Paris in France and a little more than 100km to the north, a CACIB show had...
Ruby show for Danish Corgis At the Danish Welsh Corgi Club’s double shows to mark its 40th anniversary, BOB Cardigan on the first day under Anne Kennedy was Cardax True Man, owned by Margareta Widin from Sweden. BOS was Ch Katholm Babett, owners Minna Katholm and Anna...
Sunshine and rain at Vänersborg - Report and photos by Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen VÄNERSBORG is a smallish city in south western Sweden, in the lake district on the biggest of the big lakes, Vänern. There was a two-day international show on the first weekend of June.
Salukis in Sweden IT WAS an honour and a pleasure to judge the Swedish Saluki Club show which was run in conjunction with the Euro Sighthound Show this year, where I judged the bitches and Marion Finney from Ireland the dogs. My two very able stewards helped...
Dortmund double - Report and photos: Gábor Szalánczi IN GERMANY more and more shows are held every year, but the Dortmund shows stand out – these are double shows, two international shows held in parallel over three days.
White Shepherd tops the Championnat THE CHAMPIONNAT de France, one of France’s principal canine events, was this year held in Angers, run by the Association Canine Maine Anjou.
A huge show for a small club: the Estonian Winner Show - Report and photos by Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen THE ESTONIAN Kennel Club held its main event, the Estonian Winner Show, on May 31 and June 1. In addition to this two-day international and Crufts qualifying show there were many breed club specialties during the same weekend in the same premises.
World’s largest village shop supports dog shows TUURI IS a small town in western Finland. There is not much to see in a small countryside town, but there is an innovative family of shopkeepers who have turned their shop into ‘the largest village shop in the world’. They have also built a hotel...
Sunshine and rain at Hässleholm HÄSSLEHOLM international show in Sweden was held in the middle of May. On the Saturday the weather was sunny and warm, almost hot. During the night the weather gods changed their minds and Sunday started cloudy and cooler. In the afternoon it...
Twelve days at the Royal in Sydney - Report: Frank Kane - Photos: Ffire SYDNEY Royal is something special, the biggest of the prestigious ‘Royals’, lasting nearly three weeks and a mixture of a great agricultural show, with the best in horses, cattle and sheep, horticulture, food, rodeo competitions, a giant...
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