The sun rose up again on our streets and it is again show time. The first big event in Bulgaria after the long period of self-isolation both for human and dogs – 4 days CACIB Assenovgrad, was a real festival of the passion of the dog fans.
Kennel Club Members have now received final details of how its 2020 AGM will be organised. It will be held on 30th June by video conferencing after being postponed from May because of the Coronavirus situation.
So-called ‘greeders’ have been taking advantage of the lockdown and selling puppies at inflated prices to families desperate to own a dog. Social media posts started to circulate a few weeks ago detailing shocking stories of puppy prices suddenly rocketing as lockdown families seem to have decided that now is a good time to take on a new puppy.
The Akita Club of America (ACA) has voted to split the breed in the USA. In a vote of members they decided by 210 votes to 58 to allow the Japanese Akita Club of America (JACA) to apply to the American Kennel Club (AKC) to recognise the breed.
Following the commotion concerning the decision of the Minister regarding the brachycephalic breeds, lots of messages have been circling on social media.
OUR DOGS has now received a copy of the response from the board of the Raad van Beheer to the open letter from the President of the FCI, also shown here. This follows the developments in the Netherlands regarding the brachycephalic breeds as reported in OUR DOGS May 15th and 22nd.