Groups

FCI Group Structure – 10 Groups

  • Group 1 Sheepdogs and Cattle- Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs)
  • Group 2 Pinschers and Schnauzers – Molossoid Breeds – Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs
  • Group 3 Terrier Group
  • Group 4 Dachshunds
  • Group 5 Spitz and Primitive Types
  • Group 6 Scenthounds and related breeds
  • Group 7 Pointing dogs
  • Group 8 Retrievers – Flushing dogs – Water dogs
  • Group 9 Companion and Toy dogs
  • Group 10 Sighthounds

Group 1 – Sheepdogs and Cattle- Dogs (except Swiss Cattle Dogs)

  • Australian Cattle Dog
  • Australian Kelpie
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog
  • Bearded Collie
  • Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael)
  • Belgian Shepherd Dog (Laekenois)
  • Belgian shepherd dog (Malinois)
  • Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren)
  • Bergamasco Shepherd
  • Border Collie
  • Bouvier des Flandres
  • Briard
  • Collie (Rough)
  • Collie (Smooth)
  • Dutch Shepherd
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • German Shepherd Dog LSC
  • Komondor
  • Maremma
  • Old English Sheepdog
  • Polish Lowland Sheepdog
  • Puli
  • Pumi
  • Pyranean Sheepdog
  • Schipperke
  • Shetland Sheepdog
  • Tatra Shepherd Dog
  • Welsh Corgi (cardigan)
  • Welsh Corgi (Pembroke)
  • White Swiss Shepherd

Group 2 – Pinschers and Schnauzers – Molossoid Breeds – Swiss Mountain and Cattle Dogs

  • Affenpinscher
  • Anatolian Shepherd Dog
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Boxer
  • British Bulldog
  • Bullmastiff
  • Cane Corso
  • Central Asian Shepherd
  • Dobermann
  • Dogue de Bordeaux
  • Estrela Mountain Dog
  • German Pinscher
  • Great Dane
  • Leonberger
  • Mastiff
  • Miniature Pinscher
  • Neapolitan Mastiff
  • Newfoundland
  • Pyrenean Mastiff
  • Pyrenean Mountain Dog
  • Rottweiler
  • Russian Black Terrier
  • Schnauzer
  • Schnauzer (Giant)
  • Schnauzer (Miniature)
  • Shar Pei
  • Spanish Mastiff
  • St Bernard
  • Tibetan Mastiff

Group 3 – Terriers

  • Airedale Terrier
  • American Hairless Terrier*
  • American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Australian Silky Terrier
  • Australian Terrier
  • Bedlington Terrier
  • Border Terrier
  • Bull Terrier
  • Bull Terrier (Miniature)
  • Cairn Terrier
  • Cesky Terrier
  • Dandie Dinmont Terrier
  • English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan)
  • Fox Terrier (Smooth)
  • Fox Terrier (Wire)
  • German Hunting Terrier
  • Glen of Imaal Terrier
  • Irish Terrier,
  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • Kerry Blue Terrier
  • Lakeland Terrier
  • Manchester Terrier
  • Norfolk Terrier
  • Norwich Terrier
  • Parson Russell Terrier
  • Scottish Terrier
  • Sealyham Terrier
  • Skye Terrier
  • Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Tenterfield Terrier*
  • Welsh Terrier
  • West Highland White Terrie
  • Yorkshire Terrier

*CACIB Unavailable for these breeds

Group 4 – Dachshunds

  • Dachshund( Standard Long Haired)
  • Dachshund (Miniature Long Haired)
  • Dachshund (Standard Smooth Haired)
  • Dachshund (Miniature Smooth Haired)
  • Dachshund (Standard Wire Haired)
  • Dachshund (Miniature Wire Haired)

Group 5 – Spitz and Primitive Types

  • Akita
  • Akita (Japanese)
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • Basenji
  • Canaan Dog
  • Chow Chow
  • Eurasia
  • Finnish Lapphund
  • Finnish Spitz
  • German Spitz (Klein)
  • German Spitz (Mittel
  • Ibizan Hound,
  • Japanese Spitz
  • Keeshond
  • Norwegian Buhund
  • Norwegian Elkhound
  • Peruvian hairless dog (Large)
  • Peruvian hairless dog ( Medium)
  • Peruvian hairless dog (Small)
  • Pharaoh hound
  • Pomeranian
  • Portuguese Podengo (Large)
  • Portuguese Podengo (Medium)
  • Portuguese Podengo (Small)
  • Samoyed
  • Shiba Inu
  • Siberian Husky
  • Swedish Lapphund
  • Swedish Vallhund
  • Xoloitzcuintle

Group 6 – Scenthounds and Related breeds

  • Basset fauve de Bretagne
  • Basset Hound
  • Beagle
  • Black and Tan Coonhound
  • Bloodhound
  • Bluetick Coonhound
  • Dalmatian
  • Foxhound
  • Grand Basset Griffon Vendée
  • Hamiltonstövare,
  • Harrier
  • Otterhound
  • Petit Basset Griffon vendéen
  • Rhodesian Ridgeback 

Group 7 – Pointing Dogs

  • Bracco Italiano
  • Brittany
  • English Setter
  • German Shorthaired Pointer
  • German Wirehaired Pointer
  • Gordon Setter
  • Hungarian Viszla
  • Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla
  • Irish Red and White Setter
  • Irish Setter
  • Italian Spinone
  • Large Munsterlande
  • Pointer,
  • Weimaraner (Short-haired)
  • Weimaraner (Long-Haired) 

Group 8 Retrievers – Flushing Dogs – Water Dogs

  • Chesapeake Bay Retriever
  • Clumber Spaniel
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Cocker Spaniel (American)
  • Curly Coated Retriever
  • English Springer Spaniel
  • Field Spaniel
  • Flat Coated Retriever
  • Golden Retriever
  • Irish Water Spaniel
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Lagotto Romagnol
  • Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever,
  • Portuguese Water Dog
  • Spanish Water Dog
  • Sussex Spaniel
  • Welsh Springer Spaniel

Group 9 – Companion and Toy Dogs

  • Bichon Frise
  • Boston Terrier
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Chihuahua (Long Coat)
  • Chihuahua (Smooth Coat)
  • Chinese Crested Dog
  • Coton de Tulear
  • French Bulldog
  • Griffon Bruxellois
  • Havanese
  • Japanese Chin
  • King Charles Spaniel
  • Lhasa Apso
  • Lowchen
  • Maltese
  • Papillon
  • Pekingese
  • Poodle( Miniature)
  • Poodle (Standard)
  • Poodle (Toy)
  • Pug
  • Russian Toy Smooth
  • Russian Toy Long Haired
  • Shih Tzu
  • Tibetan Spaniel
  • Tibetan Terrier

Group 10 – Sighthounds

  • Afghan Hound
  • Azawakh
  • Borzoi
  • Deerhound
  • Greyhound
  • Irish Wolfhound
  • Italian Greyhound
  • Saluki
  • Slough
  • Whippet

Unclassified

Breeds not recognized by the FCI (Not eligible for CACIB or Best in Group) But eligible for Challenge.

  • American Hairless Terrier – To be exhibited in Group 3 Ring
  • Tenterfield Terrier – To be exhibited in Group 3 Ring