BIS at the 2022 WDS held last weekend in Brazil was the Shih Tzu, Charly de Andrade Silveira’s Br Pepper’s Shades Of Joy. The presentation party, left to right, Yves de Clercq FCI Executive Director, Miguel Angel Martinez, FCI President Tamas Jakkel and the BIS judge Fabio Amorim President of the CBKC.
András Korózs, President of MEOESZ, has died on November 10th, 2022. András Korózs was born in Eger, Hungary, in 1963. His parents were great friends of animals, so it was not surprising that “dogs” got his favourite pastime. András has bred several breeds, but he got stuck to the Fox Terrier, his favourite breed. He got his first Fox Terrier in 1972, showed him successfully and soon started breeding with several imports. Today, his Fox Terriers are respected all over the world.
Breed-specific bans in Germany and Norway: FCI and WCF sign an agreement to jointly improve animal health and welfare on June 19, 2022, the federation cynological Internationale FCI and the world cat federation WCF concluded an inter-federal agreement to jointly represent the well-understood interests of dog and cat breeders in the international arena and in the parliament of the European Union.
After a hectic few days at the IFEMA show centre on the outskirts of Madrid, Spanish judge Rafael Malo Alcrudo awarded BIS to the wire fox Terrier Funfair Foxhouse, bred and owned by Davide Valli from Italy and seen here with the very smart BIS judge, Rafael Malo Alcrudo from Spain.
GERMAN KENNEL CLUB (The VDH) ISSUES NEW STATEMENT ON PUNITIVE WELFARE LAWS The new show ban hits the wrong people and misses the target says the VDH Towards the end of the legislative period of the previous federal government, the then Federal Minister of Agriculture Julia Klöckner introduced an amended version of the Animal Welfare Dog Ordinance (TierSchHuV).
Best in Show at the European Dog Show in Paris on April 24th was the popular Greyhound, International and Multi Ch Ina's Fashion Desirable seen here with breeder, co-owner and handler from Germany Ina Koulermou. Co-owners are Olaf Knauber & Jimmy Cabailo.
The FCI and its General Committee officially condemn the invasion of Ukraine by the armed forces of the Russian Federation. This conflict and aggression cannot leave anybody indifferent and we all feel concerned, sad, and angry.
As the President of the FCI, I express my deepest sorrow on the recent war situation in Ukraine. My hearts and prayers go out to all those affected by the situation in any form. Like everyone else, I truly hope these saddening times will come to an end soon.