Acronyms & Abbreviations


Acronyms Appearing Before a Dog's Name

Am - American
Bah - Bahamian
Ber - Bermudan
Cam-Guat - Guatamalan
Can - Canadian
CH - Champion (assume American unless otherwise noted)
CR - Costa Rican
Eng - English
Int - International
MACH
- Master Agility Champion (with advanced levels indicated by numbers, such as MACH2)
Mex - Mexican
OTCH - Obedience Trial Champion
U-CD - Companion Dog obedience title (United Kennel Club)
U-CDX - Companion Dog Excellent obedience title (United Kennel Club)
U-Ag1 - Agility title (United Kennel Club)
 

Acronyms/Abbreviations Appearing After a Dog's Name

AX - Agility Excellent
AXJ - Excellent Agility Jumpers With Weaves
B - Bitch (female)
BIS - Best In Show winner
BISS - Best In Specialty Show winner
CD
- Companion Dog  (obedience title)
CDX - Companion Dog Excellent  (obedience title)
CGC - Canine Good Citizen
D - Dog (male)
DOD
- Dam of Distinction (Papillon Club of America honor for producing 10 or more champions, utility dogs, or tracking dog excellent offspring)
DOM - Dam of Merit (Papillon Club of America honor for producing 4-9 champions, utility dogs, or tracking dog excellent offspring)
MX - Master Agility Excellent
MXJ - Master Agility Excellent Jumpers With Weaves
NA - Novice Agility
NAJ - Novice Agility Jumpers With Weaves
NAP - Novice Agility Preferred
NJP - Novice Jumpers Preferred
OA - Open Agility
OAJ - Open Agility Jumpers With Weaves
OAP - OAP Agility Preferred
OJP - Open Jumpers Preferred
SOD - Sire of Distinction (Papillon Club of America honor for producing 13 or more champions, utility dogs, or tracking dog excellent offspring)
SOM - Sire of Merit (Papillon Club of America honor for producing 5-12 champions, utility dogs, or tracking dog excellent offspring)
TD - Tracking Dog
TDI - Therapy Dog International (indicates passed therapy dog testing with TDI)
TDX - Tracking Dog Excellent
UD - Utility Dog  (obedience title)
UDX - Utility Dog Excellent  (obedience title)
VCD1 - Versatile Companion Dog, level 1  (obedience title)
VST - Variable Surface Tracker

Key to reading the title of the dog

The dogs listed below use this format:

Title / Registered Name / "Call Name" / D=Dog, B=Bitch