Main activities of the FCI Secretariat

To process the results of international conformation shows where the CACIB (Certificat d'Aptitude au Championnat International de Beauté) is awarded

To process the results of the different working trials

  • with awarding of the CACIT
      Certificat d'Aptitude au Championnat International de Travail
  • with awarding of the CACIL
      Certificat d'Aptitude au Championnat International des Courses de Lévriers
  • with awarding of the CACIOB
      Certificat d'Aptitude au Championnat International d'Obedience
  • with awarding of the CACIAG
      Certificat d'Aptitude au Championnat International d'Agility
  • with awarding of the CACITR
      Certificat d'Aptitude au Championnat International de Troupeau

To register kennel names at international level.

To homologate the titles of International Beauty, Show, Working, Beauty and Working, Obedience, Agility,  Races, Beauty and Performance and Herding Champion.

To update, translate and publish the breed standards into the four FCI working languages (English, French, German and Spanish).

To keep up to date the lists of judges internationally licensed to award the CACIB in international shows.

To translate, update and publish the various international regulations.

To set up the calendar of the international dog shows.

Contrary to a widespread idea, the FCI is not a registry and does not issue any pedigree. In addition, it has no records of breeders addresses; this information is available from the national canine organisations recognised by the FCI.

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