Health-related
HD/CHD: Hip dysplasia/Canine hip dysplasia
DJD: Degenerative Joint Disease
ED: Elbow Dysplasia
FHO: Femoral Head Ostectomy
THR: Total Hip Replacement
SIBO: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
EPI: Endocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
GDV: Gastric Dilatation Volvulus
IBD: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
CMO: Cetyl Myristoleate
C6: Measure of antibodies in the blood used to determine whether a dog is actively fighting Lyme disease
TPO: Triple Pelvic Osteotomy
CMO: Craniomandibular Osteopathy
TPLO: Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy
ABX: Antibiotics
SX: Surgery
VOM: Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation
DM: Degenerative Myelopathy
CRF: Chronic Renal Failure
ACL: Anterior Cruciate Ligament
CCL: Cranial Cruciate Ligament
TBD: Tick-borne Diseases

Training-related
CC: Classical Conditioning/Counter Conditioning
SchH: Schutzhund (3-phase protection/obedience/tracking sport)

Titles
RN, RA, RE, RAE: AKC Rally titles; Rally Novice, Rally Advanced, Rally Excellent, Rally Advanced/Excellent
CD, CDX, UD, UDX, OTCH: AKC Obedience titles: Companion Dog, Companion Dog Excellent, Utility Dog, Utility Dog Excellent, Obedience Trial Champion
CGC: Canine Good Citizen

General Dog
GSD: German shepherd dog
ACD: Australian cattle dog
GSP: German shorthaired pointer
PWC: Pembroke Welsh Corgi
CWC: Cardigan Welsh Corgi
BSL: Breed-specific legislation
AKC: American Kennel Club
UKC: United Kennel Club
FCI: Fédération Cynologique Internationale (World Canine Federation - International dog registration body)
SV: Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde (Parent Club of the GSD in Germany)
APDT: Association of Pet Dog Trainers
ACA: American Canine Association
ACV: Apple Cider Vinegar
RMB: Raw, Meaty Bone
OM: Organ Meat
MM: Muscle Meat

Miscellaneous
FeLV: Feline Leukemia
FIV: Feline Immunodeficiency Virus


Edited by DancingCavy (02/10/13 09:15 AM)
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