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History

Chronology of the main events in the history of CLUBE PORTUGUÊS DE CANICULTURA

1897
Founding of the CLUBE DOS CAÇADORES PORTUGUESES (PORTUGUESE HUNTERS CLUB).
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1897
1906
King Carlos I of Portugal grants the Portuguese Hunters Club a Royal title through an endorsed charter.
1906
1908
The 1st INTERNATIONAL DOG SHOW is organized in Lisbon by members of the Portuguese Hunters Club.
1908
1931
Foundation of the CYNOLOGICAL SECTION of the PORTUGUESE HUNTERS CLUB.
1931
1933
The Cynological Section of the Portuguese Hunters Club is approved as a federated member of the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).
1933
1936
Foundation of the L.O.P. - LIVRO DE ORIGENS PORTUGUÊS (PORTUGUESE STUD BOOK).
1936
1939
An official agreement is signed with THE KENNEL CLUB, attributing a “representative” entitlement to the Cynological Section of the Portuguese Hunters Club.
1939
1958
The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marechal Craveiro Lopes, Grand Master of the Portuguese Orders, grants the CPC with the title of GREAT OFFICIAL OF THE AGRICULTURAL MERIT ORDER.
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1958
1959
The Cynological Section adopts the name CLUBE PORTUGUÊS DE CANICULTURA - CPC (PORTUGUESE KENNEL CLUB) with a new regulation submitted by Ministerial Order.
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1959
1961
The CPC organizes the FCI GENERAL ASSEMBLY, held in Estoril, Lisbon.
1961
1983
The CPC is restructured, with a new Regulation declared by Ministerial Order.
1983
1990
The Cynological Section, through its members, establishes the foundation of the CLUBE PORTUGUÊS DE CANICULTURA – CPC, under its own statute.
1990
1991
The CPC celebrates 60 years of organized Cynology in Portugal.
1991
1993
The Portuguese Hunters Club adopts by public deed the name CLUBE PORTUGUÊS DE CANICULTURA, as an entity with individual Bylaws.
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1993
1994
The CPC organizes the EUROPEAN DOG SHOW.
1994
1995
The CPC organizes the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF HUNTING DOGS.
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1995
1995
After 93 years of activity in a rented location, the Board of Directors of the CPC acquires a building in Lisbon and transfers the administrative services of the CPC to its new premises. The new administrative services of the CPC were officially inaugurated on the 9th of November.
1995
2001
The CPC organizes the WORLD DOG SHOW and the FCI General Assembly, as well as the OBEDIENCE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP and the AGILITY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. The CPC obtains from the Portuguese government, the official status of legal body of public interest.
2001
2003
Meeting of the FCI Exhibition and Judging Commissions, in Algarve.
2003
2006
The CPC organizes the MONDIORING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. The CPC joins the MEDITERRANEAN UNION of the FCI as an official member.
2006
2008
Organization of the MEDITERRANEAN DOG SHOW in Lisbon.
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2008
2013
The CPC organizes the PORTUGUESE WATER DOG INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS in Pedras del Rey, Algarve, with the main theme: “One breed, one dog”.
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2013
2013
FCI Executive Committee Meeting, in Lisbon.
2013
2014
The official presentation of the edition of the new BOOK of PORTUGUESE DOG BREEDS is held in Lisbon. The CPC establishes an agreement with the RSCE (Spanish Kennel Club) in the creation of the IBERIAN CONFORMATION CHAMPIONSHIP.
2014
2015
Organization of the 2nd MEDITERRANEAN DOG SHOW in Oporto.
2015_MEDITERRANEAN
2015
2016
Working Group for Restructuring the FCI Meeting, in Lisbon.
2016
2018
The meetings of the FCI Shows & Show Judges Commissions are held in the Algarve. Creation of a historic “inter pairs” agreement between the Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian National Canine Organizations, which led to the creation of the ACL – ALIANÇA CANINA LATINA (LATIN CANINE ALLIANCE).
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2018
2019
Organization of the 1st LATIN WINNER DOG SHOW is held in Oporto. Meeting of the Standards & Scientific Commissions in Lisbon
2019
2020
Organization of the 2nd LATIN WINNER DOG SHOW is held in Oporto. The FCI homologates the INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION to the breed CÃO DE GADO TRANSMONTANO (TRANSMONTANO MASTIFF).
2020