Bundessieger & Herbstsieger Show
2nd entry deadline: 4 September
The Bundessieger & Herbstsieger-Show will take place from 11–13 October 2019 in Dortmund. You have the double chance for titles and challenge certificates. Join the biggest dog show in Germany!
New fitness test for pugs
VDH, GKF and veterinary universities launch study to improve health of flat-faced dogs.
Brachycephalic dog breeds have shorter muzzles and flatter faces than other breeds. Extreme brachycephalic breeds may suffer health problems, the most obvious being shortness of breath and impaired thermal regulation.
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.
The international dog sport finds its yearly high point in the FCI IPO World Championship. The 2017 FCI IPO World Championship will take place, for the second time now, in Rheine, Germany.
VDH Annual Trophy Show & International Show Hannover 2017
The VDH Annual Trophy Show & International Show will take place in Hannover on June 10/11th. Three big halls on the fairground Hannover provide comfortable space for this Double CACIB Show. Judges from all around the world are invited to one of the biggest shows of Germany. All rings are large and fully carpeted. You have the chance to reach the CACIB and CAC twice a weekend.
World Dog Show 2017
We are pleased that the FCI has given the VDH the honorable and ambitious task of hosting the World Dog Show 2017. The World Dog Show will take place in Leipzig from 9 to 12 November. The day before the World Dog Show, the VDH will hold the German Winner Show on 8 November 2017 in the same location and not in August as originally planned. Leipzig will be a festival for the dogs and we warmly invite you to join in the celebrations!
Working Group for Restructuring the FCI : 1st meeting
The Working Group for Restructuring the FCI (WGRF) met in Madrid on January 13, 2016 in order to address several matters in the frame of the modernisation of the FCI and with a view to make our Federation more pro-active.
Visit Germany and the famous Shows in Dortmund and Hannover
Three weekends with Double Shows with national (CAC) and international (CACIB) titles in the middle of the Ruhr Metropolis and Hannover.
World Dog Show China 2019 – The Position Of The VDH
After extensive preparation, the China Kennel Union became a contractual partner of the FCI in April 2006, an associated member of the FCI in July 2011 and ultimately a full-fledged FCI member in May 2013.
LAST CHANCE TO ENTER FOR THE BUNDESSIEGER & INTERNATIONAL SHOW 2015
You can enter until next Wednesday (16 september 2015), 12.00 noon for the biggest Dog Show of Germany. Two International Shows with National (CAC) and International (CACIB) Titles.
The VDH is the leading representative of the interests of all dog owners in Germany – the number one address for people living with dogs, dog sports and dog breeding.
Dog Health Workshop, 14 & 15 Feb. 2015, Dortmund / DE
The 2nd International Workshop on Enhancement of Genetic Health in Pedigree Dogs will be arranged by the German Kennel Club in Dortmund on February 14-15, 2015.
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.
Dog Shows in Germany
Here dog lovers and breeders can find out what is going on and where. This overview will provide you with information on all the important dates in the coming months.
Bullies, Pugs and Bulldogs – the current top runners
The snub-nosed are currently high up on the list of favourite dogs. And dubious dealers have already sniffed out the opportunity to earn easy money. VDH breeders know what to look for. At the VDH even French Bulldogs & Co have to clear high hurdles for breeding. By means of a stress test, for example, they have to prove that they really are top runners.
VDH-Europasieger & International Dog Show
The VDH-Europasieger & International Dog Show will take place from 9-11 May 2014 in Dortmund. Over 8.000 dogs from all around the world.