Facebook contest Be the author of the next FCI Christmas card: the winner is…
Francisco Torán García from Castellón, Spain.
Working together to stop the trade in puppies
The aim of the “Welpen sind keine Ware” (puppies are not goods) initiative
is to put a stop to the practices of the European dog mafia.The advice of the initiative's
partners: don't buy puppies on the Internet, on the market, from a car boot or from
a pet shop.
Special feature : Current FCI Breeds Nomenclature: who, when, how? Part 1/2
When the FCI Newsletter’s Editorial Committee contacted him about the preparation
of the current FCI Breeds Nomenclature, Prof. Raymond Triquet, former member and
President of the FCI Standards Commission...
50th anniversary of the EURODOGSHOW in Courtrai (BE)
As every show, it all started small. In 1964 Mr José Misselyn organised the first
edition in Menen, a small town near Courtrai. In 1970 I entered my Great Dane for
this show and I remember that it already took place in the first expo halls of Courtrai.
Ricky rocked the ring
[Monday 16th December]: Yesterday saw the grand final of the seventh annual Eukanuba
World Challenge and the crowning of Ch ‘Afterglow Maverick Sabre’ – or Ricky to
family and friends - as “Eukanuba World Challenge Champion 2013”.
“INCA’S DOG SHOW” Show Circuit
Lima (PE) – 29th, 30th November and 1st December
INCA’S DOG SHOW: The first event under this name was the Americas and the Caribbean
Show which was held in Lima in 1994, and it then went on to become established as
the most important show of the year on the international circuit, coinciding with
the close of the annual calendar of the Peruvian Kennel Club’s shows.
Conference on the welfare of dogs and cats in the EU
Brussels - October 28th
On October 28th the European Commission organised for the first time a conference
about dogs and cats in the EU. The conference took place in Brussels and was headed
by Mr Tonio Borg, Commissioner for Health.
2013 Seoul FCI International dog show – 7-8 December
2013 Seoul FCI International Dog Show, one of the biggest show of the year, hosted
by the Korea Kennel Federation was held at aT centre, Seoul, on 7-8 December. This
show was organized in conjunction with AKU Championship Dog Show and KKF Championship
"Harriet" top dog
Dogs4All, this year’s main event for dog lovers in Norway, was hosted at Lillestrom,
and the Norwegian Kennel Club hopes all guest, visitors and competitors enjoyed
their weekend at Norway Trade Fairs!
On the path of cynology from the middle ages to 1911 (part 5/7)
1875 - Creation of the Bulldog Club which we call “English” but which, in reality
is British in England (British Bulldog). It was the first breed club in the world...