Messukeskus Helsinki 16–17 Dec 2023

Finland's biggest dog event

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Lehkonen Harri

Harri Lehkonen

Harri Lehkonen’s first dog was a Rough Collie he got as a child. Later on, he has participated for 40 years in breeding of wire and smooth-haired Fox Terriers and prior to that, also English Springer Spaniels and long-haired Dachshunds in his wife’s kennel Wolfheart. Harri Lehkonen became a dog show judge in 1982 and has judged in some 40 countries on all continents. Today, he is an allrounder judge. He has also officiated as a judge at underground hunting trials for Terriers and Dachshunds. He’s served for years in the Lahti International Dog Show committee and has been in different committees of the Finnish Kennel Club and was also the Chair of the Finnish Kennel Club’s Board. He’s been awarded with the Finnish Kennel Club’s and Finnish Terrier Association’s golden badge of honour.

Judges following breeds

Voittaja 2023 - SU 17.12.

Australian Terrier
Bull Terrier
Irish Glen Of Imaal Terrier
Miniature Bull Terrier

Helsinki Winner 2023 - LA 16.12.

Jack Russell Terrier
Tibetan Terrier