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#257576 - 10/23/12 07:28 PM Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup)
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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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#257676 - 10/24/12 11:58 AM Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) [Re: DancingCavy]
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Great list!
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PTE,AC,URO3,AG2,UCD Xtra!Xtra! v. TeMar CDX,GN,RE,CGC,TC,HIC, Bh "Havoc" 6/4/07
PAM, URO3, UCD, UACH Tidmores Rising Star Lydia "Mayhem" CD,BN,RE,AX,AJP,OFP,P1J,CA,DN,HT,TKN,TC,CGCA 4/4/12

Lucky, Wolf, Max, Kayos - gone not forgotten. gsdhalo

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#266424 - 01/03/13 11:40 AM Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) [Re: Kayos]
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The most comprehensive list of dog sports titles I found (note that tracking titles are listed under obedience titles):
http://www.caninetrainingsystems.com/resources/dog-sport-titles
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Chip vom Dog Pound, border terrior, Director of Rodent Control, CGC
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#266579 - 01/04/13 07:58 PM Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) [Re: shepnterrier]
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Thanks for adding that! Certainly easier than me trying to list them all here.

No freestyle titles listed, though. wink


Edited by DancingCavy (01/04/13 07:59 PM)
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Wylde Kitsunegari of Aesir CGC WCM Kyu
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#268174 - 01/17/13 11:43 AM Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) [Re: DancingCavy]
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http://www.vonlotta.com/definitions.html

This list has many of the German rating terms translated/explained. Some spelling is incorrect but the meaning holds.

PS I would add
'DSH' = Deutscher Schäferhund
analog
'GSD' = German shepherd dog (which is in the list)


Edited by shepnterrier (01/17/13 11:45 AM)
Edit Reason: added PS
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Sarah
Chip vom Dog Pound, border terrior, Director of Rodent Control, CGC
Elly von Rescue, GSD, CGC, HI(C)
Captain Jack, Mama Blue, Little Orca, Bübchen, Tux, Cherub (pocket lions)


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#268179 - 01/17/13 12:39 PM Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) [Re: shepnterrier]
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ha ha one of the guys in our training groups license palte reads DSH SCHH ha! now i know what it means.
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Cuvee' d' la Maze ORT-BCA BH 01/14/11
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#270934 - 02/09/13 04:02 PM Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) [Re: Schnickle Fritz]
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Prescription dog food abbreviations:

•I/D-Digestive health
•J/D-Joint health
•L/D-Liver problems
•N/D-Cancer
•R/D-Weight control
•T/D-Gum disease and tooth care
•W/D-Diabetes
•Z/D-Food allergies

From this link: http://www.vetinfo.com/veterinarian-prescription-dog-food.html

d/d appears to be for skin issues:

http://www.hillspet.com/products/pd-cani...ormula-dry.html

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