Dear Readers,

Taking a close look at the agenda, you will surely notice that the second part of the show and sport season is rather busy !

Over the next three to four months, not less than 4 major FCI Championships will take place:

From 17 to 19 June, the European Lure Coursing Championship will take place in Velke Pole (Slovak Republic). It is a unique opportunity to enjoy this very specific and enthusiastic atmosphere of racing dogs major championships (info:

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Yves De Clercq
FCI Executive Director
Former stray dogs help kids with special needs in Romania
When stories appear in the media about stray (street dogs) they are generally about mass extermination campaigns launched by the local authorities to reduce the stray dog population.
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Japan Kennel Club’s Excellent Works of the JKC Dog Picture Contest 2015
The Japan Kennel Club is doing wide range of activities nationwide to promote the spirit of love for animals. We think it especially necessary to cultivate children’s sound sentiment in their early time in order to nurture compassionate children with warm heart.
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Welcome guidelines from FCI on junior handling
When I first became involved in the dog world back in the 1960s my introduction to showing dogs came with an opportunity to show a friend’s Boston Terrier in what was then known as ‘child handling’.
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Diego Mánchez Raymondi: The Peruvian Hairless Dog artist
This is a legendary creature. Its spirit guides the dead as they travel towards the hereafter. They were buried together with the most important men of the estates of Northern Peru.
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FCI Worlwide (1922-2011), Part 3/7
1932, the very first international cynological congress is conducted in Firenze (Italy) and organised by the ENCI (Ente Nazionale della Cinofilia Italiana)
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The FCI as a guest speaker at a seminar for veterinary students at the Faculty of Medicine of the Université Libre de Bruxelles
At the invitation of Professor François-Xavier Philippe, in charge of the course “Domestic animal ethnography” at the Faculty of Medicine of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Yves De Clercq took the floor in a seminar held for second-year veterinary students on April 20th.
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FCI Quiz
The FCI newsletter turns 5! Anniversary quiz
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It's a wonderful world !
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