The association

Logo VHNK The Dutch Kooikerhondje Association was founded on February 11 1967, and was settled in Delft. This because of the historical relation to the Prince of Orange.

The association is a member of the Dutch Kennelclub.

The club board consists of a chairman, a secretary, a treasurer, and a maximum of six other members. The association has disposal of pdf Statutes in which the service tasks of the association in relation to the Kooikerhondje and its members are formulated. Beside that the association has pdf Club rules.


The aim of the association is the maintenance and amendment of the Kooikerhondje, the furtherance of the wellbeing for all dogs related to this breed, and the promotion of contact between dog lovers and breeders.

  • having conferences and meetings;
  • giving lectures and courses;
  • organising and supporting club matches, exhibitions etc;
  • promoting obedience exercises;
  • informing its members about acquisition and mating and in general everything that concerns breeding and raising dogs;
  • improving an accurate registration of litters and dogs in the Dutch Pedigree Book (NHSB);
  • giving assistance by the formation and maintenance of a good corps of conformation judges;
  • keeping up a register of registered Kooikerhondjes;
  • other legal means which can advance the aim, if not inconsistent with the statutes, regulations and legal decisions of the Dutch Kennelclub.