Messukeskus Helsinki 2–4 Dec 2022

Finland's biggest dog event

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Pharaoh Hound Best in Show at Helsinki Winner 2022

Pharaoh Hound Bazinga Gonna Be A Mighty King from Norway was Best in Show at Helsinki Winner 2022. The owner of the dog is Simon Tien Hansen. Best in Show judge was Francesco Cochetti. 5040 dogs were entered to the show.

Best in Show Veteran was English Springer Spaniel Adamant's Take The Cake, owned by Alex and Nina Waldvogel. The Best Veteran was chosen by Laurent Heinesche, Luxembourg. The Best Breeder's Group was a group Miniature Scnauzers, black, from Eija Nurmela and och John Nieminen's kennel Big Paw’s, chosen by judge Harry Tast.

The results of Helsinki Winner 2022 dog show can be found here.

336 different breeds were represented at today's show. Most dogs were entered in the breeds Whippet (83), Finnish Lapponian Dog (80), Dalmatian (61), Shetland Sheepdog (60), and Staffordshire Bull Terrier (59).

Dogs from 14 different countries participated at the show. Most foreign participants came from Sweden (273), Estonia (132), and Norway (133). 

The last qualifying competition to the Finnish Championship final in Junior Handling was also held during the show. The competition was judged by Kathleen Roosens, Belgium. The competitors were divided into two age groups. The winner of the younger age group was Amanda Saares with an Australian Silky Terrier. The winner of the older age group was Sanni Lähde with a Wire-haired Fox Terrier. The Best Junior Handler of the Day was chosen from winners of both age groups. Sanni Lähde, winner of the age group for 14- to 17-year-olds goes on to compete in Sunday’s Finnish Championship Final.

Helsinki Winner 2022 BIS

Best in Show at Helsinki Winner 2022 was Pharaoh Hound Bazinga Gonna Be A Mighty King, owner Simon Tien Hansen. The Best in Show trophy was awarded by Best in Show judge Francesco Cochetti, together with Sales Manager for Agria Eläinvakuutus Jan Waronen, Chair of the Winner Show Committee Kari Järvinen and Vice Chair Kimmo Mustonen. Photo: Jukka Pätynen

BIS kasvattaja pe 2.12.2022

Best in Show Breeders' Group was a group of black Miniature Schnauzers from Eija Nurmela and John Nieminen's kennel Big Paw's. The judge was Harry Tast.

BIS VET pe 2.12.2022

Best in Show Veteran was English Springer Spaniel Adamant's Take The Cakc, owned by Alex and Nina Waldvogel. The Best Veteran was chosen by Laurent Heinesche, Luxembourg. Photo: DogXpress / Heidi Örling.

Sanni Lähde

Sanni Lähde was the winner of the last qualifying competition to the Finnish Championship Final in Junior Handling. Judge was Kathleen Roosens. Photo: DogXpress /Heidi Örling