BETWEEN February, 13-16 four International Shows were held in Budapest, Hungary, call the FEHOVA Winter Dog Shows. The shows were held in the Hungexpo, the Budapest Fair together with the Arms, Fishing and Hunting Show.
The second weekend in February saw the city of Fredericia play host to the first International Show of 2020 in Denmark. With an entry of over 3,300 dogs for the weekend, this was plain sailing for Wilfred Olsen and his team from the Danish Kennel Klub.
The winner of the Champion Stakes Final, judged by Dr Ron James was the Australian Shepherd, AKC ASCA UK Ch Wyndstar Magic Marker (Imp USA) owned by Kerry Kirtley (breeder), Dori Erdesz, John Shaw and Melanie Raymond (handling).
What has become an annual pilgrimage for some and a bucket list target for many others, the Philippines Circuit shows took place once more in the Areneta Arena in the heart of Manila in mid January 2020.
2019 has been a great year for Dogs in Australia! We have competed successfully on the international stage, our dogs have impressed numerous visiting international judges and our largest shows have held their own in times of declining numbers.