AKC Titles and Abbreviations

Suffix Titles
Example
CH AFC
Janie's Younger And Faster
UD NA
Prefix titles
Dog's Name
Suffix titles

Title Title Name
AJP
Excellent Agility Jumpers With Weaves "A" Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
AX
Agility Excellent:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
AXJ
Excellent Agility Jumper:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A Jumpers With Weaves class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
AXP
Agility Excellent "A" Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Agility Excellent "A" Preferred Class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
BN
Beginner Novice:
The letters BN may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Beginner Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
CA
Coursing Ability:
Three qualifying scores in the Coursing Ability Test from 2 different judges at 3 different tests. A dog must complete the course with enthusiasm and without interruption within a stated maximum amount of time.
[ Coursing Ability Test ]
CAA
Coursing Ability Advanced:
Ten qualifying scores in the Coursing Ability Test.
[ Coursing Ability Test ]
CAX
Coursing Ability Excellent:
Twenty five qualifying scores in the Coursing Ability Test.
[ Coursing Ability Test ]
CAX2
Coursing Ability Excellent 2:
Fifty qualifying scores in the Coursing Ability Test.
[ Coursing Ability Test ]
CD
Companion Dog:
The letters CD may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
CDX
Companion Dog Excellent:
The letters CDX may be added after the name of each dog that has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Open classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
CGC
Canine Good Citizen:
Earning the CGC title
[ Canine Good Citizen ]
CGCA
AKC Community Canine:
The advanced level of Canine Good Citizen.
CM
Certificate of Merit:
Certificate of Merit points can be earned in the Miscellaneous classes, at an FSS Open Show and Four-to-Six Month beginner Puppy competition at a regular all-breed, group or specialty show. The Certificate of Merit, a suffix title, requires 15 points total, which can be accumulated from any of these competitions.
EE
Endurance Earthdog:
Endurance Earthdog will be awarded to a dog which, on five occasions, passes both the Senior and Master classes at the same earthdog event [same event number].
[ Earthdog ]
FTC
FAST Century:
Requires the MXF title plus one hundred Master FAST agility class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater. The FTC title initials will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the quantity of times the dog has met the requirements of the FTC title. (e.g. FTC2, FTC3, etc.)
[ Agility Trial ]
FTCP
FAST Century Preferred:
Requires the MFP title plus one hundred Master FAST agility class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater. The FTCP title initials will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the quantity of times the dog has met the requirements of the FTCP title. (e.g. FTCP2, FTCP3, etc.)
[ Agility Trial ]
GN
Graduate Novice
The letters GN may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Graduate Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
GO
Graduate Open
The letters GO may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Graduate Open classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
HI
Herding Intermediate:
Three qualifying scores in the Intermediate classes from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HIAdsc
Herding Intermediate Course A (ducks, sheep, cattle):
Three qualifying scores in the Intermediate Course A classes using Ducks (HIAd), Sheep (HIAs) or Cattle (HIAc) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HIBdsc
Herding Intermediate Course B (ducks, sheep, cattle):
Three qualifying scores in the Intermediate Course B classes using Ducks (HIBd), Sheep (HIBs) or Cattle (HIBc) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HICs
Herding Intermediate Course C (sheep):
Three qualifying scores in the Intermediate Course C classes using Sheep (HICs) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HS
Herding Started:
Three qualifying scores in the Started classes from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HSAdsc
Herding Started Course A (ducks, sheep, cattle):
Three qualifying scores in the Started Course A classes using Ducks (HSAd), Sheep (HSAs) or Cattle (HSAc) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HSBdsc
Herding Started Course B (ducks, sheep, cattle):
Three qualifying scores in the Started Course B classes using Ducks (HSBd), Sheep (HSBs) or Cattle (HSBc) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HSCs
Herding Started Course C (sheep):
Three qualifying scores in the Started Course C classes using Sheep (HSCs) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HT
Herding Tested:
For a title, a dog must qualify twice under 2 different judges. Dog may qualify twice in one day at the same event provided he/she is judged by different judges
[ Herding Trial ]
HX
Herding Excellent:
Three qualifying scores in the Advanced classes from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HXAdsc
Herding Advanced Course A (ducks, sheep, cattle):
Three qualifying scores in the Advanced Course A classes using Ducks (HXAd), Sheep (HXAs) or Cattle (HXAc) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HXBdsc
Herding Advanced Course B (ducks, sheep, cattle):
Three qualifying scores in the Advanced Course B classes using Ducks (HXBd), Sheep (HXBs) or Cattle (HXBc) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HXCs
Herding Advanced Course C (sheep):
Three qualifying scores in the Advanced Course C classes using Sheep (HIAs) from 2 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
JC
Junior Courser:
A hound running alone shall receive certification from a Judge on one date, and a second certification from a different Judge at a later date, stating that the hound completed a 600-yard course with a minimum of four (4) turns. The hound must complete the course with enthusiasm and without interruption. The two runs can be on the same date at or in conjunction with a National Breed Specialty.
[ Lure Coursing ]
JE
Junior Earthdog:
A dog must have a record of having qualified in the Junior Earthdog test in two (2) AKC licensed or member club tests under two different Judges.
[ Earthdog ]
JH
Junior Hunter:
For a title, dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member tests.
[ Hunting Test ]
JHA
Junior Hunter Advanced
An advanced title is earned when a dog passes an additional 5 times with an average qualifying score of 8.0 or higher after earning its JH.
[ Hunting Test ]
JHR
Junior Hunter Retriever
This is a hunting test title available to versatile hunting breeds that are allowed to enter a second hunting test. A dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member Retriever Hunting Tests. Breeds eligible for this title are: American Water Spaniel; Boykin Spaniel; German Shorthaired Pointer; German Wirehaired Pointer; Vizsla; Weimaraner; Wirehaired Pointing Griffon.
[ Hunting Test ]
JHU
Junior Hunter Upland
This is a hunting test title available to versatile hunting breeds that are allowed to enter a second hunting test. A dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member Spaniel Hunting Tests. Breeds eligible for this title are: Curly-Coated Retrievers; Flat-Coated Retrievers.
[ Hunting Test ]
LCX
Lure Courser Excellent
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Field Champion and has earned 45 additional championship points will be awarded the suffix title of Lure Courser Excellent (LCX). The title of Lure Courser Excellent is a cumulative title, each time the dog accrues an additional 45 championship points it would be eligible to receive the next title level. (LCX II, LCX III, LCX IV, etc.)
[ Lure Coursing ]
MC
Master Courser:
The Master Courser title will be awarded to hounds that have acquired the Senior Courser title and that have earned an additional twenty-five (25) qualifying scores (with competition) in either the Open, Open Veteran or Specials stake at AKC licensed or member club lure coursing trials.
[ Lure Coursing ]
ME
Master Earthdog:
A dog must have a record of having qualified in the Master Earthdog test at four (4) AKC licensed or member club hunting tests under three different Judges.
[ Earthdog ]
MFB
Master Bronze FAST:
Requires twenty-five Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFC
Master Century FAST:
Requires the MFG plus twenty-five additional Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFG
Master Gold FAST:
Requires the MFS plus twenty-five additional Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFP
Master Excellent FAST Preferred
Master Excellent FAST Preferred: For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPB
Master Bronze FAST Preferred:
Requires twenty-five Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPC
Master Century FAST Preferred:
Requires the MFPG plus twenty-five additional Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPG
Master Gold FAST Preferred:
Requires the MFPS plus twenty-five additional Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFPS
Master Silver FAST Preferred:
Requires the MFPB plus twenty-five additional Master FAST Preferred class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MFS
Master Silver FAST:
Requires the MFB plus twenty-five additional Master FAST class qualifying scores of 60 points or greater.
[ Agility Trial ]
MH
Master Hunter:
For a title, a dog must receive qualifying scores at 6 licensed or member tests. If the dog has already received a SH, the dog need only qualify 5 times. German Wirehaired Pointers must pass a Water Test at a licensed or member field trial or hunting test held by a Specialty Club for German Wirehaired Pointers or Weimaraners.
[ Hunting Test ]
MHA
Master Hunter Advanced
An advanced title is earned when a dog passes an additional 5 times with an average qualifying score of 8.0 or higher after earning its MH.
[ Hunting Test ]
MHR
Master Hunter Retriever
This is a hunting test title available to versatile hunting breeds that are allowed to enter a second hunting test. A dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member Retriever Hunting Tests. Breeds eligible for this title are: American Water Spaniel; Boykin Spaniel; German Shorthaired Pointer; German Wirehaired Pointer; Vizsla; Weimaraner; Wirehaired Pointing Griffon.
[ Hunting Test ]
MHU
Master Hunter Upland
This is a hunting test title available to versatile hunting breeds that are allowed to enter a second hunting test. A dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member Spaniel Hunting Tests. Breeds eligible for this title are: Curly-Coated Retrievers; Flat-Coated Retrievers.
[ Hunting Test ]
MJB
Master Bronze Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires twenty-five Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJC
Master Century Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires the MJG plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJG
Master Gold Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires the MJS plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJP
Master Excellent Jumpers With Weaves Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPB
Master Bronze Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires twenty-five Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPC
Master Century Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires the MJPG plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPG
Master Gold Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires the MJPS plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJPS
Master Silver Jumper With Weaves Preferred:
Requires the MJPB plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MJS
Master Silver Jumpers With Weaves:
Requires the MJB plus twenty-five additional Master Jumpers With Weaves class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MNH
Master National Hunter:
For a title, a dog must earn 3 passes at the Master Nationals.
[ Hunting Test ]
MX
Master Agility Excellent:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXB
Master Bronze Agility:
Requires twenty-five Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXC
Master Century Agility:
Requires the MXG plus twenty-five additional Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXF
Master Excellent FAST
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXG
Master Gold Agility:
Requires the MXS plus twenty-five additional Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXJ
Master Excellent Jumpers With Weaves:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Jumpers With Weaves Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXP
Master Agility Excellent Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Master Agility Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPB
Master Bronze Agility Preferred:
Requires twenty-five Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPC
Master Century Agility Preferred:
Requires the MXPG plus twenty-five additional Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPG
Master Gold Agility Preferred:
Requires the MXPS plus twenty-five additional Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXPS
Master Silver Agility Preferred:
Requires the MXPB plus twenty-five additional Master Agility Preferred class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXS
Master Silver Agility:
Requires the MXB plus twenty-five additional Master Agility class qualifying scores of 100.
[ Agility Trial ]
NA
Novice Agility:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NAJ
Novice Agility Jumper:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B Jumpers With Weaves class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NAP
Novice Agility Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in the Novice Agility Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NF
Novice FAST
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NFP
Novice FAST Preferred
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Novice A and/or B FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
NJP
Novice Jumpers With Weaves Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in the Novice Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OA
Open Agility:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OAJ
Open Agility Jumper:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Jumpers With Weaves class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OAP
Open Agility Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Agility Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OF
Open FAST
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OFP
Open FAST Preferred
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OGM
Obedience Grand Master
The letters OGM may be added after a dog's name when it has earned the 10th level of the Obedience Master title. Only one OGM title will be awarded.
[ Obedience Trial ]
OJP
Open Jumpers With Weaves Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Open Jumpers With Weaves Preferred class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
OM
Obedience Master
The letters OM may be added after a dog's name when it has earned a total of 200 OM points awarded to dogs earning a 190 or better from the Open B and Utility B classes based on the schedule of points established by the AKC Board of Directors. The OM will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the number of times a dog has met the requirements of the OM title up to 10.
[ Obedience Trial ]
PAX
Preferred Agility Excellent
For a title, a dog must achieve 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Preferred Master Standard agility class and the Preferred Master Jumpers With Weaves class. Qualifying in both the Preferred Master Standard agility class and the Preferred Master Jumpers With Weaves class on the same day equals one (1) double qualifying score.
[ Agility Trial ]
PCD Pre-Companion Dog:
The letters PCD may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Pre-Novice classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
PCDX Pre-Companion Dog Excellent:
The letters PCDX may be added after the name of each dog that has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Pre-Open classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
PT
Pre-Trial Tested:
The American Kennel Club will issue a Pre-Trial Tested certificate to an eligible dog, and will permit the use of the letters PT after the name of a dog that has been certified by two different Judges to have qualified by passing two licensed or member club Pre-Trial tests. Dog may qualify twice in one day at the same event provided he/she is judged by different judges.
[ Herding Trial ]
PUTD Pre-Utility Dog:
The letters PUTD may be added after the name of each dog that has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Pre-Utility classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
RN AKC Rally® Novice:
The letters RN may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Novice classes at 3 licensed or member rally trials.
[ Rally Trial ]
RA AKC Rally® Advanced:
The letters RA may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Advanced classes at 3 licensed or member rally trials.
[ Rally Trial ]
RE AKC Rally® Excellent:
The letters RE may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Excellent classes at 3 licensed or member rally trials.
[ Rally Trial ]
RAE AKC Rally® Advanced Excellent:
To earn an RAE title, the dog must have earned qualifying scores in both Advanced B and Excellent B classes at 10 separate licensed or member rally trials.

A numeric designation will indicate the number of times the dog has met the RAE requirements, i.e. RAE2, RAE3, etc.
[ Rally Trial ]
SC
Senior Courser:
1) Must be eligible to enter the open stake. That requires the dog to have obtained at least one of the following: AKC Junior Courser title or American Kennel Club Field Champion title. 2) The hound must run with at least one other hound. 3) Must receive qualifying scores at four (4) AKC-licensed or member trials, under two different Judges or judging panels.
[ Lure Coursing ]
SE
Senior Earthdog:
A dog must have a record of having qualified in the Senior Earthdog test at three (3) AKC licensed or member club tests under two different Judges.
[ Earthdog ]
SH
Senior Hunter:
For a title, a dog must receive qualifying scores at 5 licensed or member tests. If the dog has already received a JH, the dog need only qualify 4 times. German Wirehaired Pointers must pass a Water Test at a licensed or member field trial or hunting test held by a Specialty Club for German Wirehaired Pointers or Weimaraners.
[ Hunting Test ]
SHA
Senior Hunter Advanced
An advanced title is earned when a dog passes an additional 5 times with an average qualifying score of 8.0 or higher after earning its SH.
[ Hunting Test ]
SHR
Senior Hunter Retriever
This is a hunting test title available to versatile hunting breeds that are allowed to enter a second hunting test. A dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member Retriever Hunting Tests. Breeds eligible for this title are: American Water Spaniel; Boykin Spaniel; German Shorthaired Pointer; German Wirehaired Pointer; Vizsla; Weimaraner; Wirehaired Pointing Griffon.
[ Hunting Test ]
SHU
Senior Hunter Upland
This is a hunting test title available to versatile hunting breeds that are allowed to enter a second hunting test. A dog must receive qualifying scores at 4 licensed or member Spaniel Hunting Tests. Breeds eligible for this title are: Curly-Coated Retrievers; Flat-Coated Retrievers.
[ Hunting Test ]
T2B
Time 2 Beat:
To earn the T2B title, the dog must receive 15 qualifying scores from the regular Time 2 Beat class and 100 points based on the Time 2 Beat point schedule listed in the Regulations for Agility Trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
T2BP
Time 2 Beat Preferred:
To earn the T2BP title, the dog must receive 15 qualifying scores from the preferred Time 2 Beat class and 100 points based on the Time 2 Beat point schedule listed in the Regulations for Agility Trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
TD
Tracking Dog:
Dog has been certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TD test or any combined TD/TDU/TDX/VST.
[ Tracking Test ]
TDU
Tracking Dog Urban:
Dog certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TDU test or any combined test that offers the TDU test.
[ Tracking Test ]
TDX
Tracking Dog Excellent:
Dog that has been certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TDX, or any combined TD/TDU/TDX/VST tracking tests.
[ Tracking Test ]
THD
Therapy Dog Title:
Dog must be certified/registered by an AKC recognized therapy dog organization and perform 50 therapy dog visits.
TQX
Triple Q Excellent:
Requires the XF title. In order to acquire the Triple Q Excellent title, a dog must receive qualifying scores from the Master Standard Class, the Master Jumpers with Weaves Class and the Master FAST Class on the same day at 10 separate licensed agility trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
TQXP
Triple Q Excellent Preferred:
Requires the XFP title. In order to acquire the Triple Q Excellent Preferred title, a dog must receive qualifying scores from the Master Standard Preferred Class, the Master Jumpers with Weaves Preferred Class, and the Master FAST Preferred Class on the same day at 10 separate licensed agility trials.
[ Agility Trial ]
UD
Utility Dog:
The American Kennel Club will issue a Utility Dog certificate for each registered dog, that has been certified by 2 obedience trial judges as having received qualifying Utility scores at three licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
UDX
Utility Dog Excellent:
To earn a Utility Dog Excellent title, the dog must have received qualifying scores in both Open B and Utility B at 10 separate licensed or member obedience trials.

The letters UDX will be followed by a numeric designation indicating the number of times a dog has met the requirements of the UDX title as defined in the Regulations. (UDX2 for 20 qualifying scores, UDX3 for 30 qualifying scores, UDX4 for 40 qualifying scores, etc.)
[ Obedience Trial ]
VCD1
Versatile Companion Dog 1:
Must complete CD, NA, NAJ, [TD or TDU]
or CD, NAP, NJP, [TD or TDU]
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VCD2
Versatile Companion Dog 2:
Must complete CDX, OA, OAJ, [TD or TDU]
or CDX, OAP, OJP, [TD or TDU]
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VCD3
Versatile Companion Dog 3:
Must Complete UD, AX, AXJ, TDX
  or UD, AXP, AJP, TDX
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VCD4
Versatile Companion Dog 4:
Must complete UDX, MX, MXJ, VST
  or UDX, MXP, MJP, VST
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VER
Versatility
The letters VER may be added after a dog's name when it has been certified by 2 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Versatility classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
VST
Variable Surface Tracking:
Dog that has been certified by both judges to have passed a licensed or member club Variable Surface Tracking test, or any combined TD/TDU/TDX/VST tracking tests.
[ Tracking Test ]
XF
Excellent FAST
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]
XFP
Excellent FAST Preferred
For a title, dog must earn 3 qualifying scores in Excellent A FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges.
[ Agility Trial ]

Parent Club Titles

When a dog is entered in an AKC event, the event superintendent or secretary may, but is not required to, include recognized Parent Club titles in the catalog.

American Bloodhound Club

Title Title Name
MT
Man Trailer
MTI
Man Trailer Intermediate
MTX
Man Trailer Excellent

Dalmatian Club of America

Title Title Name
CC
Coaching Certificate
RD
Road Dog
RDX
Road Dog Excellent

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club

Title Title Name
WC
Working Certificate
WCI
Working Certificate Intermediate
WCX
Working Certificate Excellent

Siberian Husky Club of America

Title Title Name
SD
Sled Dog
SDX
Sled Dog Excellent
SDO
Sled Dog Outstanding

Carting/Drafting Titles

Title Title Name
CS
Carting Started
  American Rottweiler Club
CI
Carting Intermediate
  American Rottweiler Club
CX
Carting Excellent
  American Rottweiler Club
CST
Carting Started Team
  American Rottweiler Club
CIT
Carting Intermediate Team
  American Rottweiler Club
CXT
Carting Excellent Team
  American Rottweiler Club
NDD
Novice Draft Dog
  American Bouvier des Flandres Club
  Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America
  Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America
  Mastiff Club of America
DD
Draft Dog
  American Bouvier des Flandres Club
  Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America
  Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America
  Mastiff Club of America
NBDD
Novice Brace Draft Dog
  American Bouvier des Flandres Club
  Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America
  Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America
  Mastiff Club of America
BDD
Brace Draft Dog
  American Bouvier des Flandres Club
  Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America
  Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America
  Mastiff Club of America
DD
Draft Dog
  St. Bernard Club of America
TDD
Team Draft Dog
  St. Bernard Club of America

Working Dog Titles

Title Title Name
BH
Basic Companion Dog
Belgian Malinois
Belgian Sheepdogs
Bouvier des Flandres
Doberman Pinschers
German Shepherds
Rottweilers
FH1
Advanced Tracking
Bouvier des Flandres
German Shepherds
Doberman Pinschers
Rottweilers
FH2
Superior Tracking
Bouvier des Flandres
German Shepherds
Doberman Pinschers
Rottweilers
IPO1
IPO2
IPO3
International Novice Schutzhund
International Intermediate Schutzhund
International Master Level Schutzhund
Belgian Malinois
Bouvier des Flandres
German Shepherds
Doberman Pinschers
Rottweilers
SCHH1
SCHH2
SCHH3
Novice Schutzhund
Intermediate Schutzhund
Master Level Schutzhund
Belgian Malinois
Bouvier des Flandres
German Shepherds
Doberman Pinschers
Rottweilers
SCHHA
Novice Schutzhund A
Bouvier des Flandres
German Shepherds
Doberman Pinschers
Rottweilers
TT
Temperament Test
Doberman Pinschers
WDS1
WDS2
WDS3
Working Dog Sport 1
Working Dog Sport 2
Working Dog Sport 3
Doberman Pinschers

Other Recognized Titles

When a dog is entered in an AKC event, the event superintendent or secretary may, but is not required to, include recognized NAFA titles in the catalog.

North American Flyball Association (NAFA) Titles
Title Title Name
FDCh
Flyball Dog Champion
FM
Flyball Master
ONYX
ONYX

Barn Hunt Association Titles

Title Title Name
RATN
Novice Barn Hunt
RATO
Open Barn Hunt
RATS
Senior Barn Hunt
RATM
Master Barn Hunt
RATCh
Barn Hunt Champion
RATChX
Barn Hunt Master Champion