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Today was the second day of the General Assembly, the General Assembly of the FCI.

For the third time, Rafael de Santiago has been elected unanimously as President of the Federation Cynologique International, the FCI. The Puerto Rico Kennel club made that public a few hours ago.

“She is famous in the world of Saarloos wolfhonden and a well known name in the French and European cynology.” (Cornelia is) more than just a breeder, she is an artist who continuously improves the

Can the Kennel Club of Hong Kong remain a member of the FCI or not, and is the China Kennel Union legitimately admitted as a member of the FCI?  That dilemma awaits the General Assembly of the FCI

A French court sentenced the Dutch breeder and judge Cornelia Keizer to 4 months imprisonment.

Both friends and enemies were highly surprised today when a posting done by FCI-president Rafael de Santiago showed up on a Facebook page called

For a moment the dog world was relieved. "Yulin", known for the cruel slaughtermethods and the "Yulin Lychee and Dog Meat Festival", put a ban on dog meat.

Just forty kilometers across the border at Nijmegen you find the German town of Sonsbeck, and there Jos de Bruin from Wolves Unlimited has wolf sanctuary.

Flying with your power breed?  Prepare well.  Anyone in possession of a "fighting dog", a dangerous breed, will have to orientate quite well how to transport his dog by plane.

Soon it will be Valentine's Day agian. So why not surprise your best furry friend with these delicious home-made Dog Biscuits.  Click the link for the English version

A story for Christmas

We can’t authenticate this folk tale because like most folk tales, it was passed along only by word of mouth from one generation to the next

An icon is no more ... 

On Sunday, 11th December 2016 Henny van den Berg, judge and breeder to the core, has died. An enormous loss for the dog world.

In the Netherlands the cloning of a pet dog created quite a rumour, in Russia they take things a step further. Police and army will on a much  larger scale use cloned dogs from the South Korean company Sooam Biotech for sniffing dog use.

The walk with your dog in beautiful, cold and frosty weather will usually cost a lot of extra time. Where your dog normally sniffs for only a few seconds, now it takes a multiple of that time.