Dog Expo Nitra 2016

The show is held under the FCI and SKJ show regulations. Only dogs registered with the stud books recognised by the FCI can enter the show. Imported dogs of Slovak owners must be registered with the SKJ stud books. In case of a wrong class on the entry form, the dog will be automatically entered in the correct class according to his age, any dog older than 15 months will in this case be entered in the open class. Applications lacking any necessary document (a copy of the International working certificate for the working class, a copy of the Championship certificate for the champion class and a copy of a title awarding for the honorary class) will be automatically entered into the open class without notifying owners. Documents received/uploaded after the last entry closure will not be accepted.

Fill in a separate form for each dog. A copy of the pedigree must be enclosed to each application. A copy of the pedigree must be enclosed to each application. The exhibitor commits to pay the exhibition fees even when he/she will not take part at the show. Should the show not be held for the unforeseen reasons, the exhibition fees will be used to cover the expenses. The organiser may refuse to accept the application without stating the reason. The organiser cannot be held responsible for damages caused by/to a dog. The owner is responsible for any damages caused by the dog.

Owners of the dogs awarded with the BOB title are obliged to take part at the final competitions, otherwise they cannot claim a BOB prize.

A judge is obliged to disqualify aggressive dogs. Provoking dogs against each other is not allowed. It is forbidden to treat the coat, skin or nose with anything that alters the structure, colour or form. It is forbidden to prepare the dog at the show grounds with any substances or equipment. Double handling from outside of the ring is forbidden. It is not allowed to enter the dog on the day of the show. It is strictly forbidden to leave dogs tied up on trimming tables except the time they are being prepared for the show (trimmed, brushed or combed).

It is not possible to enter a dog on the day of the show! It is not possible to change the class on the day of the show!

Selling puppies at the exhibition grounds is strictly forbidden!

The exhibitors are responsible for safeguarding and thewelfare of the dogs at dogshows. It is forbidden to put the dog in a situation that can be dangerous for its health and welfare, such as leaving it in the car in hot or cold weather and/or treating it in a cruel manner. Violation of these rules will result in exclusion from the ongoing and future dog shows.

In breeds where the standard does not allow docking/cropping, it is upon the decision of the judge not to judge this dog, as there is an indication of an operation being done with a purpose of correcting the natural state of the body feature (e.g. docked tail, cropped ear). There as on why a CANNOT BE JUDGED mark was given must be clearly stated in the critique.