FAQs

FAQ German Champion (VDH)

What preconditions have to be fulfilled that that the title can be awarded?

You can find the complete conditions here.

Which documents have to be submitted?

The following documents are needed for the award of the title:

  • Five challenge certificates or copies of the standard judge’s report form
  • A copy of the pedigree
  • Details on the owner with current address (to be entered on the title certificate)

Where do I have to submit the documents ?

Please submit the documents to:

VDH Service GmbH
To the attention of Mrs. Buchholz
Westfalendamm 174
44141 Dortmund

How much is the fees for the title?

The following fees have to be paid:

  • For the confirmation of the title with certificate: 40.00 Euros
  • For the verification and confirmation of a reserve challenge certificate: 10.00 Euros

The fee must be transferred to the following bank account:

VDH Service GmbH
Sparkasse Dortmund
Konto-Nr.: 1 165 690
BLZ: 440 501 99
IBAN: DE64 4405 0199 0001 165690
BIC DORTDE33

Please supply the following details with every bank transfer: German championship/the name of the dog

If you have any queries please contact:

Frau Buchholz
Tel: 02 31/5 65 00-63
E-Mail: buchholz[at]vdh[.]de

FAQ German Youth Champion (VDH)

What preconditions have to be fulfilled for the award of the title?

You can find the complete conditions here.

Which documents have to be submitted?

The following documents are needed for the award of the title:

  • Copies of the three judge’s reports
  • A copy of the dog’s pedigree
  • Details of the owner with current address (to be entered on the title certificate)

Where do I have to submit the documents?

Please send the documents to:

VDH Service GmbH
To the attention of Mrs. Eisenberg
Westfalendamm 174
44141 Dortmund

How much is the fee?

The following fee has tobe paid for the issuing the title:

  • Confirmation of the title with certificate: 25.00 EUR

The fee must be transferred to the following bank account:

VDH Service GmbH
Sparkasse Dortmund
Konto-Nr.: 1 165 690
BLZ: 440 501 99
IBAN: DE64 4405 0199 0001 165690
BIC DORTDE33

If you have any queries please contact: Frau Eisenberg

Tel: 02 31/5 65 00-44
E-Mail: eisenberg[at]vdh[.]de

FAQ German Veteran Champion (VDH)

Which preconditions have to be fulfilled for the award of the title?

You can find the full details here.

Which documents have to be submitted?

The following documents are needed for the award of the title:

  • Copies of the three judge’s reports
  • A copy of the dog’s pedigree
  • Details of the owner with current address (to be entered on the title certificate)

Where do I have to submit the documents?

Please send the documents to:

VDH Service GmbH
To the attention of Mrs. Czaja-Lorenz
Westfalendamm 174
44141 Dortmund

How much is the fee?

The following fee has to be paid for the issuing the title:

  • Confirmation of the title with certificate: 25.00 EUR

The fee must be transferred to the following bank account:

VDH Service GmbH
Sparkasse Dortmund
Konto-Nr.: 1 165 690
BLZ: 440 501 99
IBAN: DE64 4405 0199 0001 165690
BIC DORTDE33

If you have any queries please contact:
Mrs. Czaja-Lorenz
Tel: 02 31/5 65 00-47
E-Mail: czaja[at]vdh[.]de

FAQ International Champion of Beauty

What preconditions have to be fulfilled for the award of the title?

You can find the complete conditions here.

What documents have to be submitted?

The following documents have to be send to the VDH office for the award of the title:

  • respectively two CACIB nomination cards (for dogs which have to submit to the work test)
  • A copy of the pedigree of the dog foreseen for the title
  • (This only applies to dogs which have to submit to the work test): Certificates of the work test taken by the dog, with details of the test location, the test date and the responsible judge.

Where do I have to submit the documents?

Please send the documents to:

Verband für das Deutsche Hundewesen
To the attention of Mrs. Buchholz
Westfalendamm 174
D-44141 Dortmund

How much is the fee for the title?

The following fee has to be paid:

  • Confirmation Int. Champion*: 40.00 EUR
  • Confirmation Int. Champion with working test*: 25.00 EUR
    * incl. CACIB confirmation

The fee must be transferred to the following bank account:

VDH Service GmbH
Sparkasse Dortmund
Account no.: 1 165 690
Bank code: 440 501 99
IBAN: DE64 4405 0199 0001 165 690
SWIFT-BIC: DORTDE 33

Please supply the following details with every bank transfer: Int. Beauty Champion/ the dog's name.

How long does it take until the title will be confirmed?

The title of "International Beauty Champion" will be confirmed via the world governing body, the "Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)". Experience shows that this takes from between three to six months.

If you have any queries please contact:

Mrs. Buchholz
Tel: 0049/2 31/5 65 00-63
E-Mail: buchholz[at]vdh[.]de

Export Certificate
(certification for foreign countries)

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When do I need an export certificate (certification for foreign countries)?

The export certificate is a certificate issued by the VDH that is needed when a dog has to be registered with a foreign kennel club, i.e. if the dog is sold abroad.

Do I need an export certificate for every country?

Yes, an export certificate is needed for every country.

Which documents have to be submitted?

The following necessary documents have to be submitted:

  • the dog’s original pedigree
  • the address of the new owner
  • the date of purchase

Where do I have to submit the documents?

Please submit the documents to:

Verband für das Deutsche Hundewesen
To the attention of Mrs. Karneil
Westfalendamm 174
D-44141 Dortmund

Is it sufficient to supply a certified copy of the dog’s pedigree certificate?

No, a certified copy of the dog's pedigree will not be accepted. The original pedigree certificate has to be submitted, because the export certificate has to be fixed on the original pedigree of the dog.

How much is the fee?

The fees for the application of the export certificate are as follows:

  • the breeder of the dog: 40,00 EUR
  • for the new owner and reseller and all other persons: 60,00 EUR

The fee must be transferred to the following bank account:

VDH Service GmbH
Sparkasse Dortmund

Account no.: 1 165 690
Bank code: 440 501 99

IBAN: DE64 4405 0199 0001 165 690
SWIFT-BIC: DORTDE 33

Please supply the following details with every transfer of money: export certificate/name of the applicant.

If you have any further queries please contact:

Mrs. Karneil
Tel: 0049/231/56500-29
E-Mail: karneil[at]vdh[.]de

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