Baltic Champion of Champions 2022

On 7 May 2022 the Lithuanian Kennel Club hosted traditional event – Baltic Champion of Champions. The event enjoyed participation of 32 best dogs from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

The dogs were evaluated by three highly respected judges: Maite Gonzalbo Lorenzo from Spain, Carsten Birk from Denmark and Nikola Smolic from Croatia.

The title of the Baltic Champion of Champions was awarded to German Spitz Pomeranian IN TIME POMS SMOKING SENSES, owners Guoda Jurgilaitė&Alexandr Alexandrov and the Vice Champion cup went to Phalene DOLLBABIES MISHKA MAKE MY DAY, owner Ilze Fraimane.

International dog shows. 1-2-3 July in Molėtai

On 1-3 July 2022 the Lithuanian Kennel Club is holding 3 International Dog Shows in Moletai, Radziunu Aerodrome.

The judges’ panel comprises experts from The Netherlands, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Poland and Slovakia.

Look forward to welcoming you in Moletai!

On 27-29 May 2022 the Lithuanian Kennel Club is holding 3 International Dog Shows in Moletai, Radziunu Aerodrome.

The judges’ panel comprises experts from Belgium, Italy, Slovenia, Romania, North Macedonia, Croatia, Poland, Latvia and Slovakia. Dogs awarded 3 LT CAC on the shows can confirm Lithuanian Champion at the show place.

The Lithuanian Kennel Club informs

The Lithuanian Kennel Club condemns Russia‘s aggression and is again the war in Ukraine.

The Lithuanian Kennel Club will not send their representatives to judge any competitions in Russia and Byelorussia and will not invite judges from these countries to their shows and competitions.

The entries of Russian and Byelorussian participants will not be accepted to the event organised by the Lithuanian Kennel Club and its member clubs.

FCI Commission for Education and Public Relations

On 30 July 2019 in Vilnius the Lithuanian Kennel Club held an international conference entitled “Pedigree Dogs: Breeding, Reputation, Welfare and Challenges”.

The following day after the conference, preliminary meeting of the newly established FCI Commission for Education and Public Relations took place.

During the meeting the presentation, aims and objections of the commission were discussed and the election of the Board of the commission took place.

The President of the Lithuanian Kennel Club Mrs. Ramune Kazlauskaite was elected the President of the FCI Commission for Education and Public Relations.

Proposal to establish the FCI Commission for Education and Public Relations was brought forward during the FCI Assembly on 28-29 April 2019 in Shanghai.

The assembly was attended by delegates of 76 FCI member countries. Lithuania was represented by the President of the Lithuanian Kennel Club Ramune Kazlauskaite.

Dog Day in Lithuania

For the 5th time already on 24 April Dog Day is celebrated in Lithuania.

The initiative was launched by the Lithuanian Kennel Club.

The topic for this year says “Travelling together”.

Though extraordinary situation all around the world has changed our travelling plans, nothing can change our love for dogs.

Let‘s celebrate together with our beloved pets!

The Lithuanian Kennel Club congratulates all dog lovers in Finland who also celebrate the Dog Day today!

The book about national dog breed – the Lithuanian Hound

A new book entitled „The Lithuanian Hound“ was published in 2021 by Vilnius University Press.

The authors of the publication are Mantas Milinavičius, Marius Smetona and Anželika Smetonienė – Lithuanian Hounds breeders and lovers.

The Lithuanian Hound is not yet recognised by the FCI but breed lovers and breeders make a huge effort for this to happen.

„It is one more step forward towards recognision, which is extremely important for preserving and promoting our national dog breed, – says Ramune Kazlauskaite, the President of the Lithuanian Kennel Club.

Some extracts from the book:

Important information for IDS participants, March 2022

The show takes place in Parodų centras „LITEXPO“, Laivės av. 45, Vilnius. 

The Lithuanian Kennel Club strongly condemns Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine and stands against the war in Ukraine. We fully support Ukraine’s striving to live in a free and democratic country. The Lithuanian Kennel Club informs that all the entries of Russian and Byelorussian dogs have been cancelled for International Dog Shows in Vilnius on 4-6 March 2022.

2 Byelorussian (2 owners) and 31 Russian (24 owners) dogs were entered. All persons from these countries who have entered their dogs to International Dog Shows in Vilnius have been informed about their entry cancellations and their prohibition on participation in the shows.

Some dogs listed in the show catalogue have pedigrees issues by RKF and BCU, however, these dogs do not live in Russia and Byelorussia nor their owners are citizens of the mentioned countries. These dogs are allowed to take part in the shows.

In reaction to the situation in Ukraine Lithuania introduced a state of emergency on 24 February 2022. So far the latter does not involve significant restrictions to Lithuanian citizens and guests. The situation in the country is stable and secure. We hope it remains so and we will meet you at the international dog shows in Vilnius next weekend!

Entrance is open from 8:00 and one person gets free entrance per one dog (accompanying person is charged an admission fee, tickets available at the entrance). Visitors are not admitted to the showplace.

If your dog is not participating at the final competitions, please kindly leave the show after your breed judging is finished. We kindly ask you not to leave your personal belongings and dog crates in hall 3. 

3 International Dog Shows: 4-6 March, Vilnius

Dear dog lovers! Let‘s start planning our time and meet at the dog shows...

The final entry dealine for International Dog Shows held on 4-6 March 2022 in Vilnius is 6 February!


Welcome to International Dog Shows in Vilnius!

The Lithuanian Kennel Club (FCI) gladly welcomes you to the international dog shows to be held on 04, 05 and 06 March 2022 at the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO, Laisves av. 5, Vilnius.

The judges‘ panel includes experts from Finland, Luxenbourg, Estonia, Poland, etc.  

Dogs which receive 3 CAC at International dog shows in Vilnius may be granted LT CH (titles can be confirmed at show place).

Dog Shows in Lithuania in 2021: when and where?

A preliminary dog show schedule for 2021 has been arranged.

The Lithuanian Kennel Club is planning to have international dog shows in Moletai on 2-4 July, in Druskininkai on 6-8 August, in Palanga on 24-26 September and in Vilnius on 17-19 December.

National and speciality shows will mainly be held outside during the warm season.

We hope the quarantine will end soon and restrictions on big events will be relaxed.

We sincerely apologized all dog lovers for cancelled dog shows in 2020 - 2021.

We hope for your understanding and wish you the most important – stay safe and healthy!

Show judges and all relevant information about the shows will be announced in the nearest future.

Show Schedule is subject to changes with reference to the pandemic situation in our country.

The dogs that were entered for International dog shows in December 2020 can transfer their entries to the International dog shows to be held in 2021. Dogs and classes can be changed. 

Let‘s start planning our time and meet at the dog shows!


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