Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup)

Posted by: DancingCavy

Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) - 10/23/12 07:28 PM

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

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

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

FeLV: Feline Leukemia
FIV: Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
Posted by: Kayos

Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) - 10/24/12 11:58 AM

Great list!
Posted by: shepnterrier

Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) - 01/03/13 11:40 AM

The most comprehensive list of dog sports titles I found (note that tracking titles are listed under obedience titles):
Posted by: DancingCavy

Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) - 01/04/13 07:58 PM

Thanks for adding that! Certainly easier than me trying to list them all here.

No freestyle titles listed, though. wink
Posted by: shepnterrier

Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) - 01/17/13 11:43 AM

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
'GSD' = German shepherd dog (which is in the list)
Posted by: Schnickle Fritz

Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) - 01/17/13 12:39 PM

ha ha one of the guys in our training groups license palte reads DSH SCHH ha! now i know what it means.
Posted by: MaxaLisa

Re: Abbreviations (Alphabet Soup) - 02/09/13 04:02 PM

Prescription dog food abbreviations:

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

From this link:

d/d appears to be for skin issues: