Suomen Kennelliitto

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Suomen Kennelliitto - Finska Kennelklubben ry. (SKL-FKK) is a Finnish kennel club and a member of the Fédération Cynologique Internationale, an international federation of kennel clubs. It is known in English as the Finnish Kennel Club.[1]

Founded in 1889, Suomen Kennelliitto is the oldest dog association in Scandinavia. It has more than 120,000 members and serves as a head organization for approximately 1,700 hobby and hunting clubs.[2] It also publishes Koiramme (Our Dogs) magazine, and registers all purebred dogs in Finland.

Recognized Breeds[edit]

The Finnish Kennel Club has officially recognized all the FCI breeds and ten additional breeds. Most of the additional breeds are also recognized by the Nordic Kennel Union, but there are several exceptions.

The breeds officially recognized by the Finnish Kennel Club:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SKL-FKK Homepage". Retrieved 2009-05-11. 
  2. ^ "Specialised Hobby Organisations". Finnish Youth Cooperation Allianssi. Retrieved 2009-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b c SKL. (Dec 14th 2012). Uusia rotuja Suomessa. Suomen Kennelliitto (SKL). Retrieved June 21st 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e SKL. 2014.FCI 6 Scenthounds. Suomen Kennelliitto (SKL). Retrieved June 21st 2014.
  5. ^ a b SKL. (2014). FCI 1 Sheep- and Cattle Dogs. Suomen Kennelliitto (SKL). Retrieved June 21st 2014.
  6. ^ a b SKL. (2014). FCI 9 Companion and Toy Dogs. Suomen Kennelliitto (SKL). Retrieved June 21st 2014.
  7. ^ a b SKL. (2014). FCI 5 Spitz and Primitive type. Suomen Kennelliitto (SKL). Retrieved June 21st 2014.
  8. ^ a b c SKL. (2014). FCI 3 Terriers. Suomen Kennelliitto (SKL). Retrieved June 21st 2014.

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