The Finnish Kennel Club has been given the honour to organise the FCI World Dog Show in 2014. The international Dog Show will be held at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre 8th, 9th and 10th of August 2014. The Finnish Kennel Club will also celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2014. The FCI World Dog Show will culminate in the Best in Show competition in which the best dog of the show will be chosen.
The Karelian Bear Dog is used for hunting large game animals. Nowadays it is used primarily for elk hunting. The Karelian Bear Dog is basically friendly and absolutely faithful to his master. Other Finnish breeds are Finnish Spitz, Finnish Hound, Finnish Lapphund and Lapponian Herder.