Welcome as an exhibitor!

In addition to World Dog Show 2025, several breed specialty shows are also held in Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre Helsinki.

The Finnish Kennel Club hosts World Dog Show 2025 in Messukeskus, Expo and Convention Centre Helsinki on 8th–10th August 2025. The show is the World Canine Organisation FCI’s annual prestige show, held each year in different countries around the world.

This is the third time FCI World Dog Show is held in Finland. The previous World Dog Shows held in Messukeskus, Helsinki in 1998 and 2014 received praise from participants from around the world. Dog shows held in Finland have set an example for other similar shows in the world.

The total number of exhibitors and visitors at the three-day show and at breed specialty shows held before World Dog Show adds up to several tens of thousands of participants.

  • FCI groups 3, 9, and 10 are judged on Friday 8th August 2025
  • FCI groups 2, 5, and 6 are judged on Saturday 9th August 2025
  • FCI groups 1, 4, 7, and 8 are judged on Sunday 10th August 2025
  • In addition, several breed specialty shows are held in Messukeskus on Thursday 7th August, 2025


World Dog Show 2025 is expected to attract tens of thousands of visitors from around the world. Welcome to the event!