The new show ban hits the wrong people and misses the target; 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). This initially caused a stir and protests among dog owners because of the so-called "walking duty".
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.
These countries and political units are considered high risk for importing dog rabies into the United States. Beginning July 14, 2021, there is a temporary suspension which prohibits the entry of dogs into the United States arriving from the countries listed below.
Anti pedigree dog legislation is not a new thing, but the draconian measures currently being proposed for dog owners in Spain and Greece on top of existing problems experienced in the Netherlands and Germany should make ALL pedigree dog owners sit up and take notice.