As the only canine organization in Poland is since 1938
a member of the International Canine Federation (FCI), established in 1911 and associating 90 countries from 5 continents
The Polish Kennel Club was established on 29th of July 1938. After the World War II it was reactivated on 5th of May 1948. The Club has 46 regional branches.
The Polish Kennel Club is an organization gathering breeders, owners and enthusiast of purebred dogs belonging to 350 breeds: Sheepdogs and Cattledogs, Pinscher, Schnauzer, Molossers, Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs, Terriers, Dachshunds, Spitz and primitive types, Scent Hounds, Pointing Dogs, Retrievers, Flushing Dogs, Water Dogs, Companion and Toy Dogs and Sighthounds.
The Polish cynology can be proud of 5 native breeds: Polish Greyhound, Polish Hunting Dog, Polish Hound, Polish Lowland Shepherd and Polish Tatra Sheepdog.
Every year the Polish Kennel Club organizes about 190 dog shows, including 17 international ones.
In 2018 the Polish Kennel Club will be the host of European Dog Show in Kielce.
It organizes also sport competitions for dogs: agility, obedience, dummy, sighthounds races and coursings, companion and schutzhund championships, as well as trials and tests for hunting dogs in cooperation with Polish Hunting Association.