Trojan Rottweilers - Rottweiler Breeder in British Columbia, Canada

trō'jən - "...Of courageous determination or energy.  One who shows the pluck, endurance,

     determined energy, or the like, attributed to the defenders of Troy."

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AAC - Agility Association of Canada 
AKC - American Kennel Club 
CKC - Canadian Kennel Club 
NADAC - North American Dog Agility Council 
UKC - United Kennel Club (USA) 
USDAA - United States Dog Agility Association 

Flyball Titles

FD - Flyball Dog 
FDX - Flyball Dog Excellent 
FDCh - Flyball Dog Champion 
FM - Flyball Master 
FMX - Flyball Master Excellent 
FMCh - Flyball Master Champion 
ONYX - Award (named after first recipient) based on points earned 
FGDCh - Flyball Grand Champion 

Agility Titles

AX - Agility Excellent (AKC) 
MX - Master Agility Excellent (AKC) 
NA - Novice Agility (AKC) 
OA - Open Agility (AKC) 
NAJ - Novice Jumper With Weaves (AKC) 
OAJ - Open Jumper With Weaves (AKC) 
AXJ - Excellent Jumper With Weaves (AKC) 
MXJ - Master Jumper With Weaves (AKC) 
U-AGI  - Agility I (UKC) 
U-AGII - Agility II (UKC) 
U-ACH - Agility Champion (UKC) 
U-ACHX - Agility Champion Excellent (UKC) 
AD - Agility Dog (USDAA) 
VAD - Veteran Agility Dog (USDAA) 
VAAD - Veteran Advanced Agility Dog (USDAA) 
VMAD - Veteran Master Agility Dog (USDAA) 
VS - Veterans Snooker 
VJ - Veterans Jumper 
VG - Veterans Gambler 
VPD - Veteran Performance Dog 
AAD - Advanced Agility Dog (USDAA) 
MAD - Master Agility Dog (USDAA) 
SM - Snooker Master (USDAA) 
GM - Gambler Master (USDAA) 
PM - Pairs Master (USDAA) 
JM - Jumpers Master (USDAA) 
ADCH - Agility Dog Champion (USDAA) 
ADC - Agility Dog of Canada (AAC) 
AADC - Advanced Agility Dog of Canada (AAC) 
MADC - Master Agility Dog of Canada (AAC) 
O-, S-  Outstanding, Superior Peformance, prefixed to any NADAC title 
NAC, NAC-V, NAC-JH - Novice Standard, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
OAC, OAC-V, OAC-JH - Open Standard, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
EAC, EAC-V, EAC-JH - Elite Standard, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
NGC, NGC-V, NCG-JH - Novice Gamblers, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
OGC, OGC-V, OCG-JH - Open Gamblers, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
EGC, EGC-V, ECG-JH - Elite Gamblers, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
NJC, NJC-V, NJC-JH - Novice Jumpers, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
OJC, OJC-V, OJC-JH - Open Jumpers, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
EJC, EJC-V, EJC-JH - Elite Jumpers, Veterans, Junior Handler (NADAC) 
NATCh - Agility Trial Champion (NADAC) 

Obedience Titles

CD - Companion Dog (AKC, CKC) 
CDX - Companion Dog Excellent (AKC, CKC) 
CT - Champion Tracker (a dog with a TD, TDX and VST) (AKC) 
OTCh  - Obedience Trial Champion (prefix) (AKC, CKC) 
TD - Tracking Dog (AKC, CKC) 
TDX - Tracking Dog Excellent (AKC, CKC) 
U-CD - Companion Dog (prefix) (UKC) 
U-CDX - Companion Dog Excellent (prefix) (UKC) 
U-UD - Utility Dog (prefix) (UKC) 
UD - Utility Dog (AKC, CKC) 
UDT - Utility Dog title with a Tracking Dog title (AKC) 
UDTX - Utility Dog title with a Tracking Dog Excellent title (AKC) 
UDX - Utility Dog Excellent (AKC) 
UDVST - Utility Dog title with a Variable Surface Tracking title (AKC) 
VST - Variable Surface Tracking (AKC) 

NOTE 1: The AKC OTCh is much different and more difficult to achieve than the Canadian (CKC) OTCh. The CKC OTCh
is equivalent to getting a Canadian UD. In other words the CKC UD = CKC OTCh. 

NOTE 2: There are no combined titles for dogs with UDX and other tracking titles. 

NOTE 3: The Champion Tracker title is not a competitively earned title and does not figure into Dual or Triple Champion titles.
(The OTCH can be the third CH in a Triple, though.) 


AD - 12 1/2 mile endurance run (can move from the other category) 
B - German equiv. of a CD and CGC test in one 
SchH I, SchH II, SchH III - comprising three phases -tracking, obedience and protection. dog must pass all three phases to earn title 

FH - advanced tracking title (comparable to TDX) 
WH - watchdog title 
KKL - Koer'd means the dog is certified as eligible for breeding under the German breed survey system 

AKC Herding Titles

HCH - Herding Champion (prefix) 
HI - Herding Intermediate 
HS - Herding Started 
HT - Herding Tested 
HX - Herding Excellent 
PT - Pre-trial Tested 

Herding Titles - AHBA (American Herding Breeds Association) 

HCT - Herding Capable Tested 
* HTD1 - Herding Trial Dog, first level 
* HTD2 - Herding Trial Dog, second level 
* HTD3 - Herding Trial Dog, third level 
JHD - Junior Herd Dog 

* The official AHBA HTD title can have up to 4 suffixes: -d for ducks; -s for sheep; -g for goats; or -c for cattle. The title will
always have at least one of these suffixes. 

Herding Titles - ASCA (Australian Shepherd Club of America)

* ATD - Advanced Trial Dog 
* OTD - Open Trial Dog 
RD - Ranch Dog (dog has been evaluated by a judge while doing its routine farm tasks & certified to be a useful
working dog) 
* STD - Started Trial Dog 
WTCH - Working Trial Champion (prefix)
(dog has earned ATD on all 3 types of stock) 

* Always with suffix -s, -d, -c to indicate title earned on sheep, ducks or cattle. Titles earned separately on each type of stock. 

Field Trials - AKC, CKC

AFC - Amateur Field Champion, (prefix) (must be owner handled) 
CFC - Canadian Field Champion, (prefix) 
CAFC - Canadian Amateur Field Champion, (prefix) 
FC - Field champion, (prefix)(can be professional handler, open class) 
FD - Field Dog (pointing, CKC) 
FDJ - Field Dog Junior (pointing, CKC) 
FDX - Field Dog Excellent (pointing, CKC) 
NFC - National Field Champion, (prefix) 

Go To Ground/Terrier Trials/Tests

JE - Junior Earthdog (AKC) 
ME - Master Earthdog (AKC) 
SE - Senior Earthdog (AKC) 

NOTE 1: AWTA Titles and other Terrier titles missing. 

Coursing Titles - ASFA (American Sighthound Field Association)

F.Ch. - Field Champion 
LCM - Lure Courser of Merit 
LCM2 - Lure Courser of Merit 2
(has met the requirements for LCM twice over. LCM3, LCM4, etc. are also available) 

Coursing Titles - AKC

JC - Junior Courser (suffix) 
SC - Senior Courser (suffix) 
F.Ch. - Field Champion (prefix) 

Coursing Titles - NAOFA (North American Open Field Association)

CC - Coursing Champion 
CM - Courser of Merit 

Coursing Titles - NACA (North American Coursing Association)

NACC - NACA Coursing Champion 
NACM - NACA Courser of Merit 

Hunt Test Titles

GMHR - Grand Master Hunting Retriever (NAHRA) 
JH - Junior Hunter (AKC) 
SH - Senior Hunter (AKC) 
SR - Started Retriever (NAHRA) 
MH - Master Hunter (AKC) 
MHR - Master Hunting Retriever (NAHRA) 
WR - Working Retriever (NAHRA) 

NAHRA titles incomplete, need UKC/HRC titles too. 

Working Certificates (breed clubs)

WAC - Working Aptitude Certificate (Doberman Pincher Club of America) 
WC - Working Certificate (various breed clubs, differs) 
WCI - Working Certificate Intermediate (various breed clubs, differs) 
WCX - Working Certificate Excellent (various breed clubs, differs) 
WD - Working dog (American Chesapeake Club, ACC) 
WDX - Working dog excellent (ACC) 
WDQ - working dog qualified (ACC) 
WD - Water dog (Newfoundland Club of America, NCA) 
WRD - Water rescue dog (NCA) 
DD - Draft dog (NCA) 
TDD - Team draft dog (NCA) 
VN - Versatile Newfoundland (NCA) 

American Water Spaniels

SD - Started Dog (American Water Spaniel Club -- AWSC) 
WD - Working Dog (AWSC) 
WDX - Working Dog Excellent (AWSC) 
WDS - Working Dog Superior 
JWD - Junior Working Dog (American Water Spaniel Field Assoc. -- AWSFA) 
SWD - Senior Working Dog (AWSFA) 
MWD - Master Working Dog (AWSFA) 

Miscellaneous Titles

CG - Certificate of Gameness (American Working Terrier Assn) 
CGC - Canine Good Citizen Certificate 

CGN - Canine Good Neighbour (CKC)
CH - Champion (prefix) 
HIC - Herding Instinct Certified 

HIT - Herding Instinct Tested
TD - Therapy Dog 
TDI - Therapy Dog International 
TT - Temperment Tested by ATTS (or other official organizations) 

Breed Acronyms

BC - Border Collie 
CBR - Chesapeake Bay Retriever 
CCR - Curly-coated Retriever 
FCR - Flat-coated Retriever 
GD - Great Dane 
GR - Golden Retriever 
GSD - German Shepherd Dog 
GSP - German Shorthaired Pointer 
GWP - German Wirehaired Pointer 
LR - Labrador Retriever 
OES - Old English Sheepdog 
PBGV - Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen 
PWC - Pembroke Welsh Corgi 

Other Dog-Related Acronyms

ACVO - American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists 
BJ - Broad Jump or Bar Jump (context) 
CERF - Canine Eye Registry Foundation 
DJ - Directed Jumping 
DOR  - Drop on Recall 
F8 - Figure Eight 
HD - Hip Displasia (sometimes CHD) 
ILP - AKC Indefinite Listing Privilege for unpapered purebreds 
LP - UKC's Listing Privilege for unpapered purebreds/mixed breeds 
OFA - Orthopedic Foundation for Animals 
ROF - Retrieve on the Flat 
ROH - Retrieve over the High Jump 
ROM - Register of Merit 









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