1st edition of the FCI cynothon
Montigny-le-Tilleul (BE), September 25th, 2016
21-25 September 2016: 22nd IRO Rescue Dogs World Championship in Turin
Teams from all over the world arrived – black ribbon for earthquake victims in Italy.
Little by little, the participants of the IRO Rescue Dogs World Championship arrived
in Turin. Including many rescue dog teams which were only recently in use in central
Italy in Amatrice and the surrounding area, after the earthquake.
CKU registry recognised by AKC
At their board meeting on 10th October 2016, the AKC Board of
Directors added the
China Kennel Union (CKU) registry, to the list of their international registries
recognized by the American Kennel Club, for the purpose of issuing AKC registrations
to dogs born in mainland China and properly registered with CKU. The recognition
is effective immediately.
European Cup for Hounds, Zadar (Croatia) - 14-15 October 2016
Croatia hosted the 24th European Cup for Hounds, together with associated
of the FCI Commission for Hounds of the 6th Group. This event took place
Zadar, precisely at the tourist facility in Borik, which traditionally is a basis
for all important canine events, from hunting to shows.
International dog show in Reykjavik, Iceland, 2-4 September
The Icelandic Kennel Club held an international dog show in Reykjavik, Iceland,
the first weekend of September. The judge panel was Irish this time and the judges
were Mr Sean and Mrs Cathy Delmar, Mr John and Collette Muldoon and Mrs Yvonne Cannon.
Total of 600 dogs of 85 different breeds were entered and shown on Saturday and
ČMKU Junior Open
The Czech Kennel Club (ČMKU) organised a great weekend event on training grounds
in Zbraslav, by Brno city, for young dog lovers. ČMKU Junior Open is a competition
for kids and youth handlers up to 18 years, which offers the possibility to start
in various canine sports and disciplines.
September-October Dog shows in India
The Madras Canine Club, an affiliate of the Kennel Club of India, hosted its two
National All Breed shows and two FCI All Breed Shows along with four specialty shows
for Great Danes, Rottweilers, Labrador Retrievers & German Shepherds.
FCI Worlwide (1922-2011)
by Y. De Clercq, FCI Executive Director, 1998-...
In 1975, Morocco has the privilege to host the FCI General Assembly. The president
is Mr M. Messaouden. In five years, since 1970, the number of CACIB shows has arisen
from 121 to 167 (total entry: 138,252 dogs), showing a regular increase. A remarkable
total of 342 CACIT trials were organised.
News from the FCI commissions
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