They managed it! Who would have dared put their money on the FCI European Section's 2012 Show in Bucharest being such a resounding success? Victim of a smear campaign on the social networks (what power, what strength, often positive but at times also very harmful), the Asociatia Chinologica Romana (AchR) was able to keep a cool head, rising to the challenge and attracting more than 6,000 dogs to the Romanian capital. The AChR was able to leverage the smear campaign against it to promote the show, and the least we can say is that it was very successful in doing so. Congratulations to the whole Romanian team, brilliantly led by Mr C. Stefanescu and Mr P. Muntean.

Unfortunately, three of the canine world’s top personalities have recently left us and the FCI would like to pay tribute to them here...

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Yves De Clercq
FCI Executive Director
In memoriam
Decease of Mr Jacques Wildanger
Mr Jacques Wildanger

The members of the Executive Board of the Luxembourg Kynology Federation (F.C.L.) deeply regret to have to inform you that their colleague and friend, Mr Jacques Wildanger, passed away inopportunely on 27 August 2012.
We had the honour to work together with Mr Jacques Wildanger for many years and we would ask all those who knew and appreciated him in our large dog-loving family at both national and international levels to think of him affectionately and keep him fondly in your memory.

Gitty Schwab-Kersch
President of the F.C.L.