Friday, October 19, 2007

Dogtionary For Dog Lovers -- Dictionary for Show Titles and Ratings

Here's a list of all the typical words that you may come across while dealing with dog shows and titles. This is a Dictionary for Show Titles and Ratings that will help you know and understand the wide range of words tat are used by the dog lovers related to dog shows and sports.


A

A:
Ausreichend. Used to refer Sufficient Show and/or Perfirmance Rating.

a:
Used as a symbol to indicate the condition of the hips fo the dogs that are suitable for breeding

AD:
Ausdauerpruefung. "AD" is a Title given to the dogs that have qualified the test called "Ausreichend", which consists to two phases -- 12 mile run and Simple Obedience.

Angekoert:
Title given to the dogs to show that they are recomended for breeding. This Title is given after the evaluation of some of the most vital parameters like body structure, temperament, angulations, pigmentation, basic instincts, hereditary health disorders, etc.

B

BH:
Blindenhund. TItle given to the Guide Dogs for Blind

BIS:
Best in Show

BOS:
Best of Opposite Sex

BpDH: Bahnpolizei Diensthund. Title given to the Railroad Police Service Dogs

BSAVA: British Small Animal Veterinary Association

Bundesieger:
(Leistungssieger)
Title for the Working Dog Champion of the year.


C

CACIB:
Centro Addestramento cinofilo Bresciano. This is an International dog show for all breeds, where the dogs are awarded the International Beauty Champion Certificate. The CACIB show is organized twice each year at in Spring and in Autumn.

CAC:
C.A.C. is an esteemed National Dog Show where the dogs and bitches of all breeds are awarded with certificates of national beauty champion candidates.

Ch:
Champion

CLM:
Cutaneous Larva Migrans. This is a skin problem caused when the larvae of the hookworm in dogs burrown under the dermal layer. The dog's ksin turns red causing irritation and inflammation.


D

DH:
Diensthund. Title given to the service dogs


E

Europameister:
The title awarded to the World Champion SchH III Dog


F


FC:
Field Champion

FH:
Fahrtenhund. This is the most advanced tarcking title awarded by the SV.


G


GRH:
Grenzenhund. Title given to Border Patrol Dog.

Gut:
"Good" Show Performance Rating


H


HGH:
Herdengebrauchshund. Title for the Herding Dogs

Hutesiger:
Title awarded to the herding dog champion in the German Herding Dog Championship Show.


I

IPO (I, II,III):
Schutzhund (I, II, III) as per the International rules.

J

K

KKL I:
Koerklasse I. The title given to the dogs that are specially recommended for breeding.

KKL II:
Koerklasse I. The title given to the dogs that are suitable for breeding.

KrH:
Kriegshund. Title Given to the War Dogs


L


LawH:
Title given to Avalanche Dogs. Also marked as LawH-Avalanche

Lbz:
Lebenszeit. Title is given to the dogs after the quality of breed is surveyed for life time.

LP:
Less Promising

Leistungssieger:
(Bundesieger) Title for the Working Dog Champion of the year.


M


M:
Mangelhaft. Faulty show or performance rating

MH:
Meldehund. Title given to the Messenger Dogs in the army.

N

O

P


P:
Promising. This title is obtainable only in the puppy classes.

PDH:
Polizei Dienst Hund. Title given to the Working Police Dogs

PH:
Polizeihund. Title given to the Police trained Dogs.

Preishuten Sieger:
Highest title awarded to the sheepherding Champion dog of the year.

PSP:
Polizei Schutzhund Prufung. Title given to the Police Protection Dogs


Q


R

S

SchH(I, II & III):
Schutzhund Title

Schutzhund:
German word for "Protection Dog". It also refers to a dog sports or test that consists of three distinctive phases -- 1st Obedience, 2nd Tracking and 3rd Protection.

SG:
Sehr Gut. This is a title obtainable as the highest rating by the dogs under 2 years old at the USA Schutzhund show. It is also the highest rating that is obtainable for the untitled dogs.

SH:
Sanitatshund -- Red Cross Dog. "SH" is also a title given to tracking dog (Suchhund)

Sieger:
Grand Victor title at German Sieger Show; Siegerin(used for bitches)

SV:
Verein fur Deutsche Schaferhund (German Shepherd Dog Club of Germany)

T

U

V

V:
Vorzuglich; Often said as V Rating. This is rating given for the Excellent show and performance.

VA:
Vorzuglich-Auslese. This title is given to the dogs for their excellent show performance in the esteemed Sieger Show. This is the highest award obtainable for the German Show Dogs. Each year 12 to 15 dogs and bitches are awarded with VA ratings, titled as VA 1, VA 2 ... etc.

VDH: Verein fur deutsche Hundesweessen (Club for German Dogs)

VH: Vorhanden; Title given to dogs that have shown sufficient performance in the show ring.

VP:
Very Promising. This title is seen only in the puppy classes.

W

X

Y

Z

ZB:
Zuchtbewertung, which is a Conformation show rating.

ZH (I &II):
Zollhund I & II; Custom Dogs.

ZPr: Zuchtpruefung; Similar as "Angekoert". Title Given to the dogs to show that they are recommended for breeding.


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1 comments:

Casey Galatos January 14, 2008 at 3:16 AM  

wow! Great job dude! Thanks for all the info.

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