FSS Breeds in Performance Events

As of February 9, 2007, the AKC Board of Directors approved the eligibility of Foundation Stock breeds that meet certain criteria to compete in AKC Performance Events, this will be effective January 1, 2008.

Eligible breeds can compete in select Performance events. To become eligible the breeds must have the following:

  1. dogs with three generation pedigrees recorded in the FSS®
  2. a national breed club
  3. a breed standard

The breeds that currently meet the criteria are:

Hunting Tests

  • Barbet
  • Bracco Italiano
  • Braque du Bourbonnais
  • Drentsche Patrijshond
  • French Spaniel
  • German Longhaired Pointer
  • Portuguese Pointer
  • Small Munsterlander Pointer
  • Stabyhoun

Earthdog Events

  • Jadjterrier

Lure Coursing Events

  • Azawakh
  • Cirneco dell’Etna
  • Norrbottenspets
  • Peruvian Inca Orchid
  • Portuguese Podengo
  • Sloughi
  • Thai Ridgeback

Herding Events

  • Appenzeller Sennenhunde
  • Belgian Laekenois
  • Bergamasco
  • Berger Picard
  • Boerboel
  • Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Czechoslovakian Vlack
  • Dutch Shepherd
  • Lancashire Heeler
  • Miniature American Shepherd
  • Mudi
  • Portuguese Sheepdog
  • Pumi
  • Slovensky Cuvac
  • Schapendoes
  • Spanish Water Dog
  • Swedish Lapphund
  • Working Kelpie

Check out cool facts about and pictures of these breeds!