Breed Group (dog)

A breed group is a categorization of related breeds of animal by an overseeing organization, used to organize the showing of animals. In dogs, kennel clubs define the Breed Groups and decide which dog breeds are to be included in each breed group. The Fédération Cynologique Internationale breed groups are used to organize dogs for international competition. Breed groups often have the names of, and are loosely based on, ancestral dog types of modern dog breeds.

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Breed Group (dog) - Recognized Breed Groups - Other
... The major national kennel club for each country will organize breedsin breedgroups ... The naming and organization of breedgroups may vary from country to country ... In addition, some rare new breedsor newly documented traditional breedsmay be awaiting approval by a given kennel club, and may not yet be assigned to a ...

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