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World Dog Show 2025 in Messukeskus, Helsinki offers a wide selection of programme for the whole family.

The Finnish Kennel Club hosts the FCI 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.

At World Dog Show, you can see dogs of more than 320 breeds from around 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.

The dog show is accompanied by lots of programme for the whole family. Programme and show schedules are released closer to the show.

Welcome to one of the world’s largest dog shows!

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