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FSS Breeds In Companion Events

FSS Breeds In Companion Events

As of July 13, 2009, the AKC Board of Directors approved the eligibility of Foundation Stock breeds that meet the below criteria may compete in AKC Companion Events; this will be effective January 1, 2010.

  • Dogs with three-generation pedigrees recorded in FSS®
  • Breed Standard has been submitted

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 Companion Events, this will be effective January 1, 2008.

Eligible breeds can compete in all venues of obedience, tracking, agility and rally. 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

BREEDS MEETING THE CRITERIA AND CURRENTLY COMPETING IN COMPANION EVENTS ARE: (updated 12/31/19)

 

  • American Bulldog
  • American Leopard Hound
  • Appenzeller Sennenhunde
  • Australian Kelpie
  • Australian Stumpy Tail  Cattle Dog
  • Basset Fauve de Bretagnes
  • Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound
  • Bohemian Shepherd
  • Bolognese
  • Braque du Bourbonnais
  • Braque Francais Pyreneans
  • Broholmers
  • Carolina Dog
  • Catahoula Leopard Dog
  • Caucasian Shepherd Dog
  • Central Asian Shepherd Dog
  • Croatian Sheepdog
  • Czechoslovakian Vlcak
  • Danish-Swedish Farmdog
  • Deutscher Wachtelhund
  • Drentsche Patrijshond
  • Drever
  • Estrela Mountain Dog
  • Eurasier
  • French Spaniel
  • German Longhaired Pointer
  • German Spitz
  • Hamiltonstovare
  • Hanoverian Scenthound
  • Hokkaido
  • Hovawart
  • Jagdterrier
  • Japanese Spitz
  • Jindo
  • Kai Ken
  • Karelian Bear Dog
  • Kishu Ken
  • Kromfohrlander
  • Lapponain Herder
  • Mountain Cur
  • Perro de Presa Canario
  • Porcelaine
  • Portuguese Pointer
  • Portuguese Sheepdog
  • Pudelpointer
  • Pyrenean Mastiff
  • Rafeiro do Alentjo
  • Romanian Miortic Shepherd Dog
  • Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka
  • Schapendoes
  • Segugi Italiano
  • Shikoku
  • Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer
  • Slovensky Cuvac
  • Slovensky Kopovs
  • Small Munsterlander
  • Spanish Mastiff
  • Stabyhoun
  • Swedish Lapphund
  • Taiwan Dog
  • Thai Ridgeback
  • Tornjak
  • Tosa
  • Transylvania Hound
  • Treeing Tennessee Brindle
  • Wetterhoun
  • Working Kelpie
  • Yakutian Laika

A MISCELLANEOUS CLASS BREED THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA TO COMPETE IN COMPANION EVENTS:

(Please note effective date reflects the date the breed will move into Miscellaneous)

  • Belgian Laekenois *
  • Biewer Terrier * – effective 7/1/19
  • Bracco Italiano * – effective 7/1/19
  • Dutch Shepherd *
  • Lancashire Heeler *
  • Mudi *
  • Norrbottenspets *
  • Peruvian Inca Orchid *
  • Portuguese Podengo *
  • Russian Toy *
  • Teddy Roosevelt Terrier * – effective 7/1/19

Check out cool facts about and pictures of these breeds!