FCI breeds nomenclature





Breeds recognised on a definitive basis

FCI breeds recognised on a definitive basis are eligible for the CACIB (Certificat d’Aptitude au Championnat International de la FCI) and for the FCI titles (Winner of the World Dog Show, Winner of the Section Shows – Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Americas and the Caribbean).

  • Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs)
  • Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs
  • Terriers
  • Dachshunds
  • Spitz and primitive types
  • Scent hounds and related breeds
  • Pointing Dogs
  • Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs
  • Companion and Toy Dogs
  • Sighthounds

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Breeds recognised on a provisonal basis

FCI breeds recognised on a provisional basis are not eligible for the CACIB until they are recognised on a definitive basis, but are eligible for the FCI titles (Winner of the World Dog Show, Winner of the Section Shows – Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Americas and the Caribbean). In addition, the pedigrees issued to the dogs of these breeds have to carry the FCI logo.

Date of provisional recognition Validity date
THAI BANGKAEW DOG (358)
4/14/2011 4/14/2011
CIOBĂNESC ROMÂNESC DE BUCOVINA (357) (SOUTHEASTERN EUROPEAN SHEPHERD)
3/26/2009 3/26/2009
DANSK-SVENSK GÅRDSHUND (356) (DANISH-SWEDISH FARMDOG)
7/5/2008 3/26/2009
TORNJAK (355) (BOSNIAN AND HERZEGOVINIAN - CROATIAN SHEPHERD DOG)
6/1/2007 5/16/2007
GOŃCZY POLSKI (354) (POLISH HUNTING DOG)
11/10/2006 11/10/2006
CIMARRÓN URUGUAYO (353)
2/21/2006 11/3/2014
RUSSKIY TOY (352) (RUSSIAN TOY)
2/21/2006 2/21/2006
a) SMOOTH-HAIRED
b) LONGHAIRED
AUSTRALIAN STUMPY TAIL CATTLE DOG (351)
7/6/2005 7/6/2005