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International exhibition Rostock

The largest dog show and shopping paradise for dog owners in northern Germany

01.10.2022 - 02.10.2022
täglich 09:00 - 17:00
inRostock GmbH

In cooperation with the “Landesverband im VDH e.V”., the German Kennel Club (VDH) and the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), the International Dog Show has become one of the most important events for dog lovers in Northern Germany and Scandinavia. Every year thousands of dog lovers travel with their dogs from around 15 countries to get the coveted title “Best in Show”.

As a dog exhibitor, you can exhibit your beloved dog and exchange ideas with like-minded people.

The show is an international show for dogs of all breeds with CACIB of the FCI, entitlements for the title:

  • German Champion VDH
  • German youth champion VDH
  • German Veteran Champion VDH
  • Youth winner Rostock
  • Best in Show Rostock

The awarding of the entitlements takes place according to the regulations of the FCI / VDH. The exhibition is protected by the Fèdèration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) and the German Kennel Club (VDH).

On Sunday all 10 FCI group winners will start for the title “Best in Show”. All FCI group winners from Saturday are  invited to stay until Sunday. The overnight stay for the group winners on Saturday is free.

We look forward to welcoming you and your dogs to Rostock.

Informations for dog exhibitors

Registration fee payments

Please transfer the registration fee to:

Landesverband M-V im VDH
IBAN: DE61 1307 0024 0780 6466 01
Purpose of transfer: entry number- breed - dogs name.

After the final entry deadline and on the day of the event, an additional fee of 10,00 € per dog will be charged.

Which breed on which day?




FCI group 1
Hütehunde & Treibhunde
FCI group 2
Pinscher & Schnauzer, Molosser, Schweizer Sennenhunde
u.a. Schäferhunde | Border Collies | Australian Kelpie | Malinois | Schipperke | Welsh Corgie | Collie Smooth | Collie Rough | Polski Owczarek | Komondor | Kuvasz | Mudi, Puli, Pumi… u.a. Pinscher | Dobermann | Schnauzer | Argentinische Dogge | Shar Pei | Deutsche Dogge | Boxer | Rottweiler | Bulldoggen | Bullmastiff | Hovawart | Leonberger | Bernhardiner | Sennenhunde
FCI group 3
FCI group 4
u.a. Airdaile- | Border- | Fox- | Welsh- | Irish- | Kerry Blue- | Australien- | Jack Russell- | Skye- | West Highland White- | Bull- | Miniature Bull- | Staffordshire Bull- | English Toy- und Yorkshire Terrier… u.a. Standard Teckel | Zwerg Teckel und Kaninchen Teckel –
jeweils in Langhaar, Kurzhaar und Rauhaar
FCI group 5
Spitze & Hunde vom Urtyp
FCI group 6
Laufhunde, Schweisshunde & verwandte Rassen
u.a. Grönlandhund | Alaskan Malamute | Norwegischer Elchhund | Islandhund | Spitz | Chow Chow | Eurasier | American Akita | Shiba | Pharaonenhund | Xoloitzcuintle | Basenji | Podenco… u.a. Bluthund | Laufhunde | English Foxhound | Polnisch Bracke | Griffon | Beagle | Harrier | Basset Hound | Dalmatiner | Rhodesian Ridgeback | Bayrischer Gebirgsschweißhund
FCI group 8
Apportierhunde, Stöberhunde, Wasserhunde
FCI group  7
u.a. Golden Retriever | Labrador Retriever | Flat Coated Retriever | Deutscher Wachtelhund | Cocker Spaniel | Springer Spaniel | Lagotto Romagnolo | Barbet | Spanischer Wasserhund,… u.a. Deutsch Drahthaar | Deutsch Kurzhaar | Pudelpointer | Weimaraner | Kleiner Münsterländer | English Setter | Irish Red Setter | Gordon Setter | Altdänischer Vorstehhund
FCI group 10
FCI group 9
Gesellschafts- & Begleithunde
u.a. Saluki | Barsoi | Afghanischer- | Polnischer und Spanischer Windhund | Greyhound | Whippet | Italienisches Windspiel | Azawakh | Sloughi | Irish Wolfhound | Deerhound… u.a. Bichons | Löwchen | Pudel | Chinese Crested Dog | Lhasa Apso | Chihuahua | Cavalier King Charles Spaniel | Pekinese | Russkiy Toy | Mops | Französische Bulldogge | Boston Terrier | Malteser | Griffons | Shih Tzu


Eye Exam & Overnight Accommodations

Eye Exam

The examinations take place daily after the judging between 11-14 o'clock at gate 5. Authorization for the examination for all breeds is available.

Special conditions in our partner hotel

You can book rooms at our partner hotel at discounted rates.

Approach With our arrival service!



Zur HanseMesse 1-2, 18106 Rostock


Coming from Berlin via A19, B105, Warnowtunnel (toll), first exit HanseMesse, follow the parking guidance system HanseMesse. Coming from Hamburg via the A20 and west feeder (B103), follow the HanseMesse parking guidance system. (There are 1,332 parking spaces available at HanseMesse)


From Scandinavia from the overseas port via the B105, Warnowtunnel (toll), first exit "HanseMesse", follow the parking guidance system HanseMesse.


From Rostock main station with the S-Bahn (direction Warnemünde) to Lütten Klein station (approx. 5 min).


The HanseMesse is designed barrier free to be accessible for disabled people without any problems and also offers many other services for wheelchair users.