Posts with tag World Dog Show

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


Alliances Create Winners at the 2012 World Dog Show

The 2012 World Dog Show in Salzburg, Austria, is now relegated to the annals of dog show history, after the final award was handed out on Sunday evening, May 19, 2012. From all accounts, the show was a success, in a beautiful location with plenty of room for big rings and all the spectators who… read more


World Dog Show Final Day – Salzburg, Austria

On Sunday in Salzburg, breeds from the final three Groups – FCI Group 2, Pinschers and Schnauzers, Molossoids and Swiss Mountain Dogs; Group 4, Dachshunds; and Group 6, Scenthounds and Related Breeds – completed the breed judging for the 2012 World Show. It was another sunny day, and fortunately there were no casualties as the… read more

The Companion and Toy dogs competing in the main ring. Photo Karl Donvil.

World Dog Show Day Two – Salzburg, Austria

Day Two of the 2012 World Show brought judging of three of the 10 FCI Groups: Group 1, Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs (except Swiss Mountain Dogs); Group 5, Spitz and Primitive Types; and Group 9, Companion and Toy Dogs. The weather suddenly turned warm, which was the only big problem the show committee had to… read more


World Dog Show Day One – Salzburg, Austria

Four Groups were scheduled for Day One, Friday, May 18, 2012, at the World Show: Group 3, the Terriers; Group 7; the Hunting Dogs; Group 8, the Waterdogs; and Group 10, the Sighthounds. The first day of the World Show always involves getting used to everything. Most of the setup at this year’s show was… read more


The 2012 World Show – Austria

Each year the Fédération Cynologique Internationale sponsors the World Dog Show in a different country. In 2011 the location was Paris, and in 2012 it moves to Salzburg, Austria. The enormous event started today at the Salzburg Exhibition Centre and continues through Sunday, May 20. It is sponsored by the Austrian Kennel Club. Austria is… read more


An Interview with Casandra Clark

By Kayla Bertagnolli To all my DFR readers, I am more than ecstatic to introduce you to Casandra Clark. I cannot put into words how incredible this woman is and what an amazing dog show career she’s had. So I’m going to let her tell you the story of her juniors career and where she… read more