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Bowzer's pedigree!

Discussion in 'Bull Terrier History' started by daniellelv, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. xchairity_casex

    xchairity_casex Good Dog

    Sorry to butt in but i had a few questions i was curios to look and see who was in Guinness's background (mainly looking for some pics!) and on his dads side i noticed alot of letters i donot understand written in red could someone tell me what theese abreviasions mean?

    VDH,WSG,UK,INT,CH,ESG,CSG,INT,BSG
    any one know what theese things mean?
     
  2. Hucklebutt

    Hucklebutt Banned Back Yard Breeder

    the only one i know is CH means champion. but on the back of the pedigree it will tell you what they all mean.
     
  3. AmberABCg

    AmberABCg Puppy

    CH 'usually' means American Kennel Club champion. UK 'usually' means a championship awarded by The Kennel Club in the United Kingdom. INT is international, which can be used to denote multiple country champion. The other abbreviations may be from Eastern European nations.

    Also of note, in different countries, there are different requirements to earning a championship title. Including many countries and clubs that award championships when there is only one dog competing. The dog can be judged to the breed standard of that kennel club, and if no severe faults are found, the dog can earn a championship even though he has never been compared to another dog in the ring.

    I hope that helps a bit!

    Amber

    ---------- Post added at 10:43 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:41 PM ----------

    If the letters are at the end of the dogs name, such as "D-Bar Twenty Grand, CGC"
    that means that the dog earned his American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen title. There are many performance titles, but I am not familiar with their meaning.
     
  4. xchairity_casex

    xchairity_casex Good Dog

    Thanks! itreally does help:)
     

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