Federation Cynologique Internationale

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Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Abbreviation FCI
Motto For Dogs Worldwide.
Formation 1911
Legal status Active
Location Thuin, Belgium
Region served International
Official languages Many languages (mainly French)
Affiliations A range of national kennel clubs
Website http://www.fci.be/

The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) is the World Canine (dog) Organisation, based in Thuin, Belgium.

It has 84 members and contract partners (one member per country) that each issue their own pedigrees (rules about how each type of dog should look) and train their own judges. The FCI makes sure that the pedigrees and judges are of one FCI member are recognised by all other FCI members.

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