General Regulation

by WKU / PKU


1.1. Organisation of the dog show is carried out in accordance with this “Regulations”.

1.2. The Country and city where the dog show will take place

1.3. Date of the event

1.4. Dog show rank: International (CAC, WKUCACIB), National (CAC), Championship (CAC, CH), mono-breed dog show (CAC).

1.5. Dog shows can be both open and within one club.

1.6. Dog shows allowed dogs of all breeds, except for specialised (championship, monobreed dog shows).

1.7. Entry to the dog shows with the preliminary inclusion to the catalogue and on the day of show without the inclusion to the catalogue. Ring-numbers correspond to the numbers in the catalogue and the numbers on the description-cards.

1.8. To those dogs that are not included in the catalogue the title is not assigned.

1.9. International dog shows of WKUCACIB rank be carried out only indoors. In case of absence of venue place, satisfying the conditions of the dog show, in the period from April 1st to November 1st it is allowed to hold the dog show in open areas equipped with shelter from the sun and rain, the source of water and sanitary facilities for exhibitors.

1.10. The structure of ring-team should include: Ring Manager, a Secretary working with an expert, Assistants (maximum of two) to work with the documents and, an interpreter, if necessary.

1.11. No other people except for an expert, an interpreter, ring manager, secretaries and exhibitors are permitted to be in the ring.

1.12. Dog shows of CAC rank can be held in open areas, but should be equipped with shelter from the sun and rain, places for dog needs as well have a source of water and sanitary facilities for exhibitors.

1.13. The organising committee reserves the right not to accept the entries or persons on the show venue.

1.14. Dog show of CAC rank is served by experts not less than the national category.

1.16. To participate in the show, the dog owner must fill in an application form indicating the exhibition class, breed, names, abbreviations and pedigree number, tattoo or microchip, date of birth, colour, sex. Name and pedigree number of sire, name and pedigree number of the dam, breeder’s name, owner’s name, complete mailing address, zip code, telephone number. Application form should be signed by the owner of the animal providing the photocopies of documents of origin

1.17. Dogs who are late to the ring can be examined and receive a evaluation, but without a title and the right to participate in the comparative competitions.

1.18. The expert and commencement of judging should not start before the time specified in the schedule of show.

1.19. The catalogue of the dog show of any rank must contain:

    • The list of judges, indicating the country of origin
    • List of the Organizing Committee
    • Regulations of the show.
    • Schedule of dogs by the breed, dates, rings and judges.
    • Schedule of dog show events.
    • List of dog breeds in WKU groups, in alphabetical order, with an indication of catalogue numbers (corresponding to the numbers of exhibitors) being the total amount of participants.
    • List of exhibitors, which starts with the name of the WKU group, breed names, followed by the list of participants and classes in their allocated sequence.
    • BABY (males, then females)
    • PUPPIES (males, then females)
    • JUNIORS (males, then females)
    • MALE (sequentially by class – young, open, working, winners, champions, veterans)
    • FEMALES (sequentially by class – young, open, working, winners, champions and veterans)
    • 1.20 In those breeds, which have division in colour, the judgment carries out by colour in the sequence mentioned above.

1.21 Numbering is sequent for all exhibitors.

1.22 Full catalogue data of each dog should include: № in the catalog, name of the dog, № of pedigree of the dog, date of birth, colour, name of the sire and dam of the exhibit, surname and initials of the breeder, the name and initials of the owner indicating the city / country.

1.23 The quantity of the catalogues cannot be less than the number of participants.

1.24. No empty numbers are allowed in the catalogue. Titles of a dogs not included in the dog show catalog, are not supported.

1.25. Organizer and participants of a show must comply with veterinary laws of the country wherein the dog show is held.

1.26. Dogs who are not participating in a show are not allowed to enter to the precincts of the dog show.

1.27. The registered owner and the dog as well as the handler may be disqualified from participation in all zootechnical events held by WKU from 6 months to indefinite period for the following reasons:

a. For providing false information when registering for the dog show

b. For non-compliance with the rules of the show;

c. For attempting to influence the decision of the expert;

d. For permissible dog aggression in relation to other participants of the show;

e. For unethical behavior in relation to the experts, organizers or other exhibitors.

f. For being on the territory of the show under the influence of alcohol.

1.28. At the end of the year, the countries- members of the WKU should submit a report of a the show held out the exhibition committee (indicating dates, titles). The report should be submitted before the end of current year.