Foundation Stock Services

Each of the following breeds has been accepted for recording in the AKC Foundation Stock Service®. The AKC provides this service to allow these purebred breeds to continue to develop while providing them with the security of a reliable and reputable avenue to maintain their records. FSS® breeds are not eligible for AKC registration. Most of the FSS breeds are approved to compete in AKC Companion Events. Contact information is available for a majority of the Foundation Stock Service® breeds. The AKC does not recommend one club over another. None of the clubs are affiliated with the AKC at this time (except for the Coonhound national breed clubs). Note: If you find information on the FSS® breed pages that is not current, please let us know.


Thе Stabyhoun іѕ a dоg wіth beautiful proportion аnd іѕ well knоwn for іtѕ ѕkіllѕ аѕ a wаtеr rеtrіеvеr аnd fоr a ѕоft mouth which will brіng іn the bіrdѕ undamaged. Thе funсtіоn and оrіgіn of thіѕ brееd іѕ that of a gun dоg breed native tо thе province of Frіеѕlаnd in Holland. It іѕ nоtеd for its рrореnѕіtу tо be аn excellent ѕwіmmеr аnd wаtеr retriever, wіth a soft dіѕроѕіtіоn аnd [...]

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Thai Ridgeback

The Thai Ridgeback is an ancient landrace of dog, recently established also as a standardized breed. The breed was formerly unknown outside of Thailand, but is gaining notice in the Western world. They are also known as a Mah Thai Lang Ahn. The Thai Ridgeback is one of only three breeds that has a ridge of hair that runs along its back in the opposite direction to the rest of the coat. [...]

By |2019-10-17T08:43:56-08:00September 12th, 2019|Foundation Stock Services|Comments Off on Thai Ridgeback

Tоѕа Inu

Thе Jараnеѕе Tosa hаѕ bееn bred fоr hundreds of years in Japan. Thеу wеrе bred in the old Tоѕа Province, now knоwn as the Kосhі рrеfесturе. Thіѕ brееd wаѕ dеvеlореd bеtwееn 1868 аnd 1912 bу сrоѕѕbrееdіng thе Kосhі and Shikoku wіth Wеѕtеrn dоg brееdѕ such аѕ thе German Pointer, Mаѕtіff, Grеаt Dane, Bulldog, St. Bеrnаrd аnd the Bull Terrier. Thе Tоѕа wаѕ originally bred аѕ a fіghtіng dоg. At оnе time thе [...]

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The Schapendoes or Dutch Sheepdog, is a breed of dog originating in the Netherlands. The Schapendoes was originally a herding dog and general farm dog, but today also participates in dog sports such as agility and flyball. The Schapendoes descends from a general type of farm and herding dog popular in the Drenthe province of the Netherlands, and the Veluwe, an area of forests and swampland. ("does" is a [...]

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Treeing Tennessee Brindle

The Treeing Tennessee Brindle was recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since 1995. The Treeing Tennessee Brindle's development began in the early 1960s with the efforts of Reverend Earl Phillips. Because of a column he was then writing in a hunting dog magazine, Phillips became aware of the existence of brindle curs—hunting and treeing dogs with brown coats, "tiger-striped" with black. He contacted their owners and fanciers, discovering that [...]

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Yakutian Laika

The Yakutian Laika (Russian: Якутская лайка) is a working dog breed that originated in the Arctic seashore of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. The major habitat is estuaries of Kolyma, Indigirka, Yana and Lena. In terms of functionality, Yakutian Laikas might serve as a reindeer herder’s dog (olenegonka), hunter’s dog, and a sled dog. Yakutian Laikas were developed in ancient times by native Yakuts involved with hunting mammals and birds; [...]

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Transylvanian Hound

The Transylvanian Hound (Hungarian: erdélyi kopó, also known as the Transylvanian Scent Hound or Hungarian Hound) is an ancient dog breed of Hungary, historically primarily used for hunting. It is a strong, medium-sized scent hound, characterized by a black body, with tan and sometimes white markings on the muzzle, chest and extremities, and distinctive tan eyebrow spots. It has a high-pitched bark for a dog of its size. The breed was rescued [...]

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The Tornjak (pronunciation is "tornyak") is a mountain sheep dog native to Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. FCI #355 as Bosnian-Herzegovinian and Croatian Shepherd Dog (official English name) or Tornjak (official original name). Tornjaks are large and powerful dogs, with well proportioned, almost square-bodied features and agile movements. The dog's bones are not light, but nevertheless not heavy nor coarse. They have a long and thick double coat with a thick undercoat. [...]

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Taiwan Dog

The Taiwan Dog (Chinese: 台灣犬) is a breed or landrace of small or medium dog indigenous to Taiwan. These dogs are also known as Taiwanese Canis, Taiwanese Native Dog (台灣土狗) or Takasago Dog (高砂犬). They are well-adapted to the uneven and thickly forested terrain of Taiwan, having become a semi-wild breed prior to the arrival of several colonial reigns and foreign powers. Notwithstanding these adaptations, Formosans retained the potential to be trained, [...]

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Swedish Lapphund

The Swedish: Svensk lapphund is a breed of dog of the Spitz type from Sweden, one of three Lapphund breeds developed from a type of dog used by the Sami people for herding and guarding their reindeer. The expression "the black beauty of Norrland" is very often attributed to the Swedish lapphund, which is most likely one of Sweden's oldest breeds. Source: Wikipedia

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Spanish Mastiff

The mastín Español or Spanish mastiff, is a giant breed of dog, originating in Spain, originally bred to be a guard dog whose specialized purpose is to be a livestock guardian dog protecting flocks (and occasionally herds) from wolves and other predators. The mountain dog type has a heavier coat. Source: Wikipedia

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Small Munsterlander Pointer

The Small Münsterländer (also SM or Kleiner Münsterländer) is a versatile hunting-pointing-retrieving dog breed that reached its current form in the area around Münster, Germany. The Large Münsterländer is from the same area, but was developed from different breeding stock and is not related as the names would suggest. Small Münsterländers bear a resemblance to both spaniels and setters but are more versatile while hunting on land and water. The Small [...]

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