Silver Kennel's Titles & Awards

 

All of our awards are not up. We were just having fun!

 

Our dogs have won many pins from the German Shepherd Dog Club of America!

 

King, Rally Advance RA, Bronze pin from the German Shepherd Club of America.

 Kings flowers from his winnings. Perennial, Wildflowers that come back every spring

What Is A Title?

by Sandy Mowery, Wisconsin 

Not just a brag, not just a stepping stone to a higher title, not just an adjunct to competitive scores. A Title is a tribute to the dog that bears it, a way to honor that dog, an ultimate memorial. It will remain in the record and in the memory for about as long as anything in this world can remain. Few humans will do as well or better in that regard, and though the dog himself doesn't know or care that his achievements have been noted, a Title says many things in the world of humans, where such things count.

 A Title says your dog was intelligent, and adaptable, and good natured. It says that your dog loved you enough to do the things that please you, however crazy they may have sometimes seemed. And a Title says that you loved your dog, that you loved to spend time with him because he was a good dog, and that you believed in him enough to give him yet another chance when he failed, and that in the end your faith was justified. 

A Title proves that your dog inspired you to have the special relationship enjoyed by so few, that in the world of disposable creatures, this dog with a Title was greatly loved, and loved greatly in return. And when that dear short life is over, the Title remains as a memorial of the finest kind, the best you can give to a deserving friend, volumes of praise in one small set of initials before or after the name. 

A Title is nothing less than love and respect, given and received, permanently recorded.

 That Winning Feeling!: Program Your Mind for Peak Performance

 It's Not Just About the Ribbons: It's About Enriching Riding (and Life) with a Winning Attitude

Ve-Lin's Von Mickee UD, TD, TT, CGC, HIC

In back of Mick is his Beautiful Soup Tureen High In Trial. Also other awards.

H.I.T ( Highest scoring dog In an obedience Trial.)

Mick's TD Idaho trophy.
             

1st place  , Great Salt Lake German Shepherd Dog Club Obedience Trial.  Ms. Mikee Loco

Ms. Mikee Loco and I missed a White German Shepherd Kaiser by a 1/2 point for High in Trial at Great Salt Lake German Shepherd Dog Club Obedience Trial.

  1st Place  Great Salt Lake German Shepherd Dog Club Obedience Trial.Ms. Mikee Loco

,   Ms Mikee Loco UD.

 

Ve'Lin's Lady Mikee CD. CGC. TT.

First Place German Shepherd Club Obedience Trial

Silver's MS. Mickee German Shepherd Dog Club of America, Obedience & Rally!

Kelly In Silver's Image CD, OAJ, OA, HIC! 

 1st place Open A  Obedience German Shepherd Trial

 

 

 

 Silver's King of the Road RN.

 

 

Silver's Ms Mickee RE, CD, AXJ, CGC

Rally

Mighty finds his glove!

Click on Mighty's Picture to see his Winnings!!                     

Silver's Mighty Mickee Two  TD. TT. CGC.

 

Click on Kelly's picture to see his Winnings!!          

  Kelly In Silver's Image CD. NAJ. NA. OA. OAJ. HIC.

 

Noble CGC, TDI and TDIA



 Titles are suffixes to a dog's registered name if not otherwise note
 

Organizations

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

NADAC
    North American Dog Agility Council

CH
    Champion (prefix)

AKC - Obedience Titles

CGC
    Canine Good Citizen Certificate

CD
    Companion Dog (AKC, CKC)
CDX
    Companion Dog Excellent (AKC, CKC)

UD
    Utility Dog (AKC, CKC)
 
OTCh
    Obedience Trial Champion (prefix) (AKC, CKC)

Rally

RN
     Rally Novice
RA
     Rally Advanced

RE
    Rally Excellent RA

REA
    Rally Advanced Excellent
    

Tracking

TD
    Tracking Dog (AKC, CKC)
TDX
    Tracking Dog Excellent (AKC, CKC)

CT
    Champion Tracker (a dog with a TD, TDX and VST) (AKC

Agility Titles

 
NA
    Novice Agility (AKC)
OA
    Open Agility (AKC)
NAJ
    Novice Jumper With Weaves (AKC)
OAJ
    Open Jumper With Weaves (AKC)
AX
    Agility Excellent (AKC)

AXJ
    Excellent Jumper With Weaves (AKC)
MXJ
    Master Jumper With Weaves (AKC)

 MX
    Master Agility Excellent (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)

 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)

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

Schutzhund

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
    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

HIC
    Herding Instinct Certified

PT
    Pre-trial Tested
HS
    Herding Started

HI
    Herding Intermediate

HT
    Herding Tested
HX
    Herding Excellent
HCH
    Herding Champion 

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
   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  - Evaluated by a judge while doing its routine farm tasks & certified a useful working dog
 STD
    Started Trial Dog
WTCH
    Working Trial Champion (prefix)
    (dog has earned ATD on all 3 types of stock)
 

STD -s, -d, -c to title earned on sheep, ducks or cattle. Titles separately on each type of stock.

Working certificates  - breed clubs

WC
    Working Certificate  - various breed clubs, differs
WCI
    Working Certificate Intermediate - various breed clubs, differs
WCX
    Working Certificate Excellent - various breed clubs, differs

Miscellaneous Titles


TD
    Therapy Dog
TDI
    Therapy Dog International
TDIA
    Therapy Dogs International Active. It is a newer title for theerapy dogs with over 50 documented visits.
TDIAOV
    Therapy Dogs International Active Outstanding Volunteer, which for more than 100 documented visits.
TT
    Temperment Tested by ATTS

 


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