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Visit Germany and the famous Shows in Dortmund, Leipzig and Hannover

Four weekends with Double Shows with national (CAC) and international (CACIB) titles in the middle of the Ruhr Metropolis, Leipzig and Hannover.

The VDH represents Germany in the World Canine Organisation

The VDH represents Germany in the World Canine Organisation, the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI). Currently 344 different breeds of dog are recognised by the FCI. The breed standards are overseen by the FCI member associations from the place of origin of the relevant breed. Germany sets the standards for 32 breeds of dog.

Puppy mills – no thank you!

VDH and animal welfare organisations warn about buying bargain basement puppies online. In addition to the serious problems that exist in the breeding and the subsequent transport of the young animals, the puppy trade also leads to further dangers that are caused by the imported dogs once they are grown.

Dogs in Motion

This book explores the locomotion of dogs in a highly scientific yet easily accessible manner. An innovative illustrative style brings the dog anatomy to life and makes clear the way in which the skeleton, the muscles and locomotion fit together.

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