World Dog Show

Birmingham National Championship Show: Wish Comes True at National

WHILE the nation was going to the polls for the general election and the 70th anniversary of VE Day took place, Birmingham National’s representative show was in full swing at Stafford County Showground. It is five years since I last reported on this show, when David Cameron and Nick Clegg formed the Coalition Government of… read more

The Hungarian Old English Sheepdog,  Bottom Shaker My Secret, owned by József Koroknai of Hungary, was Best in Show under judge Dr. Tamás Jakkel. All photos by Karl Donvil.

Old English Sheepdog Wins World Dog Show 2013

The 2013 World Dog Show concluded yesterday in Budapest, Hungary, with the awarding of Best in Show by Dr. Tamás Jakkel to Old English Sheepdog Multi-Ch. Bottom Shaker My Secret, bred by Dr. István Szetmár, owned by József Koroknai and handled by Zsolt Hano. A press conference was held at the Hungexpo with new FCI… read more

The main ring at the Hungexpo in Budapest is large enough to accommodate the dogs while affording judges, the public and the press ample room to watch the proceedings. All photos by Karl Donvil.

World Dog Show Day Three – Budapest, Hungary

Saturday promised to be another long day at the World Show with three Groups to go: the Hounds and Scenthounds which is Group 6, the Pointing dogs, Group 7, and the Companion Dogs, which is Group 9. This is a most interesting day, as Group 6 has a lot of rare breeds and even in… read more

Dog lovers from throughout Hungary and beyond have traveled to the Hungexpo in Budapest to attend the 2013 World Dog Show. All photos by Karl Donvil.

World Dog Show Day Two – Budapest, Hungary

It was somewhat cloudy on the second day of the World Show, but no rain was to be expected. This is important, as at Hungexpo, the showground and the pavilions are not linked, and going from one hall to another means going outdoors. But so far, with the nice weather, this is the perfect place… read more

World Dog Show Day One – Budapest, Hungary

Eighty years ago the Hungarian Kennel Club became a member of the FCI, and on this anniversary the FCI members granted the Hungarian Kennel Club the honor of organizing this year’s World Dog Show. It had been only five years since the HKC had the opportunity to organize the European Dog Show. That edition was one… read more