About the Finnish Kennel Club

The Finnish Kennel Club is a nationwide expert organisation on canine matters. The Kennel Club was established in 1889. Its aim is to promote the breeding of pedigree dogs, support diverse dog-related activities and improve dog-keeping standards in Finland. The Kennel Club disseminates expert information and serves as a comprehensive lobbying organisation for Finnish and international dog activities.

Finnish Kennel Club
Established in 1889.
National expert organisation on canine issues.
Three subsidiaries: Showlink Oy, Kustannus Oy Koiramme and Prettybit Projects Oy.
In all, the group employs almost 60 people.

Three subsidiaries

The Finnish Kennel Club (FKC) has three subsidiaries, Showlink Oy, Kustannus Oy Koiramme and Prettybit Projects Oy.

Showlink Oy consists of a unit, located in the centre of Espoo, that focuses on dog show services and sales, as well as a Leppävirta-based unit, which is responsible for the Finnish Kennel Club's telephone counselling and data storage services.
The primary function of the Kustannus Oy Koiramme publishing company is to publish and produce Koiramme, the FKC membership magazine. The magazine's office is located in Turenki and it has more than 300,000 readers.
Prettybit Projects Oy is a software company that is behind the Finnish Kennel Club's many electronic services for example the Club's dog register, breeding database and online entry and show system.

Employees and turnover

The Finnish Kennel Club office employs 40 people. Kustannus Oy Koiramme employs three people and Showlink Oy has 15 employees.

The Finnish Kennel Club and its subsidiaries generate a total turnover of some €12 million.