Speciality Show Information in English


Speciality show
for German Spitzes Pomeranian and Kleinspitz (miniature) in all colours. Also puppies (5- under 7 months and 7- under 9 moths), progeny class and Junior Handler.

Sunday March 10th 2019 in Orimattila, Southern Finland.

Judges:
Lothar Mende (Germany) kleinspitz black & brown and pomeranian
Pirjo Aaltonen (Finland) kleinspitz other colours and kleinspitz white

BIS-PUPPY                       Pirjo Aaltonen
BIS-JUNIOR                      Lothar Mende
BIS-VETERAN                 Lothar Mende
BIS-PROGENCY            Pirjo Aaltonen
BIS-BREEDER                 Pirjo Aaltonen
BEST HEAD                      Lothar Mende
BEST TAIL                         Lothar Mende
BEST MOVEMENT       Lothar Mende
JUNIOR HANDLER       Pirjo Aaltonen

BEST IN SHOW               Lothar Mende

 

Entry information will be announced later.

Show is sponsored by

Best in show dog will have portraiture by artist Milja Holländer.

Dog  masseur Erika Wacklin offers a free massage for the best in show dog and half-price discount for other BIS-placed dogs.

Rules and regulations

Please, read the following rules and regulations carefully before the dog show.

Identification

Since 1.1.2001 all the dogs that are participating at the show must be identified by a microchip or clearly readable tattoo. Microchip must be in accordance with ISO 11784/11785 Standard.

Anti-doping

The Anti-Doping rules, approved by the Council of the Finnish Kennel Club have come into force on 1.1.2007. These rules concern all the shows, trials and tests approved by the Finnish Kennel Club. Visit also our Anti-Doping site for current information.

Cropped and docked dogs

Dogs born before 1.1.2001 can be shown in both shows and competitions, even if cropped and docked, no matter the origin. This includes Finnish bred dogs. Cropped and docked dogs born after 1.1.2001 are not permitted to compete in shows and competitions.

Other instructions:

Double-handling is not permitted in any form at all. In case of infringement, the dogs concerned may be disqualified.

By signing the entry form the exhibitor guarantees to obey the valid Show Regulations and Vaccination Intructions of the Finnish Kennel Club.

Copy of the Registration Certificate is needed only when the dog is registered by a Kennel Club not recognized by the FCI.

All dogs must arrive at the dog show one hour prior to the judging time allocated to their breed.

Remember to bring with you the ring card, registration papers and vaccination certificates, your dog’s water bowl, pet bed, a strong collar and lead, also a show lead.

Tapeworm treatment

When travelling with your dog to certain countries (e.g. Finland and Norway), tapeworm treatment may be required. Check which regulations apply in your country before returning home! To travel to Finland for example from/via Sweden, tapeworm treatment is required. For further information, please visit the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira’s web site.

Vaccination instructions

The show is subject to the vaccination directions approved by the Finnish Kennel Club. All dogs participating in the Show or trials must have a valid certificate of vaccination against distemper and rabies.

Please, check the custom regulations for importing dogs to Finland. Check also your own country’s regulations when turning back.

Distemper vaccinations

The dog must be vaccinated at least twice against distemper and at least 21 days must have expired between the second (booster) vaccine and the Show before dogs may be shown or participate in trials. Vaccinations for dogs under one year old are valid for a year. Booster vaccinations for dogs over one year old are valid for two or three years according to the recommendations of the manufacturing laboratory.

If a distemper vaccination has expired it must be renewed at least 21 days before the Show or trials at the latest (21 days warning period).

Rabies vaccination

At least 21 days must have expired between the dog’s first rabies vaccination before the dog may take part in the show or competitions.

Rabies vaccination given to a dog under one year old is valid for one year. From then on the Rabies vaccinations are valid according to the recommendations of the manufacturing laboratory.

If rabies vaccination has expired it must be renewed at least 21 days before showing or competition (21 days warning period).

Dogs coming from abroad must obey the vaccination instructions by the Finnish Kennel Club as well as Evira´s (Finnish Food Safety Authority) valid import requirements. More instructions: Evira

Please note, that vaccination instructions for the show can be stricter than import requirements.

Further regulations related to infectious diseases:

If the dog catches distemper, infectious hepatitis, kennel cough or other infectious respiratory passage infection, parvo virus diarrhoea or other infectious gastroenteritis, a dog is not allowed to attend shows, tests, or competitions before at least two symptom free weeks have passed. The same limitation applies to symptom free dogs in the same household. External and internal parasite infections shall be duly treated before a dog is allowed to attend shows, tests, or competitions.