Tia (CZ) (3rd
of August 2009)
De Grande Vinco
Mika (28th of April 2007)
Mikka of Strays
……….Schulen Hous Jazenna Madiano
of September 2005)
Hous Crystal Just Ice
Showtime Playboy By Jadar
of January 2005)
Haus Jazenna Madiano….Schulens
Hogan Del Madiano
of August 2003)
Bristol Zamolxis (ROM)
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is imported dog and always International
or European and country of origin champion. Very famous for health,
performance and beauty.
Second, third and fourth generation
De Cassa, Del Citone, De Grande Vinco, and more. (All breeding lines above are famous and well-known also
International champions or European and country of origin in different years)
Lines Marienburg, Madiano,
Zamolxis, Royal Bell, Norden Stamm, DeGrande Vinco are
very well known
and International Champions for
years and it is prestige to have animal related to this breeding lines.
Calling name of our dogs, do not always
represent registered name.
American (AKC/CKC) and European pedigree
abbreviations differ greatly which can make it difficult to read and understand
a pedigree for a dog which you are considering. The following listing of AKC/CKC
and European abbreviations and definitions should make your job in deciphering
one a little easier.
Conformation (Show) Titles
These titles appear on a pedigree as a prefix (before a dog's name)
CH Champion, BIS
Best In Show, Sel Select rating awarded at the annual GSDCA
Specialty, GV Grand Victor (Dog) and Grand Victrix (Bitch)
either BOB (Best of Breed) or BOS (Best of Show) at the GSDCA
annual National Specialty, AOM Award of Merit, CT Tracking
Champion or Champion Tracker, FV Futurity Victor or Victrix at
US National Specialty, MV Maturity Victor or Victrix at US
national specialty, BIF/BOF Best in Futurity or Best of
Opposite Sex in Futurity at one of the nine US regional specialties, BIM/BOM
Best in Maturity or Best of Opposite Sex in Maturity at one of the nine US
These titles appear on pedigrees after a dog's name
CGC Canine Good Citizen, CD Companion Dog, CDX
Companion Dog Excellent, UD Utility Dog, UDX
Utility Dog Excellent, OTCH Obedience Trial Champion (this
title is placed in front of the dog's name), WAC (Working
Aptitude Certificate): Doberman Pinscher Club of America certifying that the dog
has passed a test consisting of several situations including reaction to
peculiar and threatening stranger, changes in footing, crowds of people etc.
TD Tracking Dog, TDX Tracking Dog Excellent VST
Variable Surface Tracker, CT Champion Tracker (appears before
dogs name), TC Temperament Certified, TT
NA: Novice Agility, OA Open Agility, AX
Agility Excellent, MX Master Agility Excellent
Health Certifications and Other Awards
These appear on pedigrees after a dog's name.
OFA: Orthopedic Foundation
for Animals: A non-profit registry which issues "arms length"
certification on various health concerns including but not limited to
VWD (Clear, Carrier, Affected): von Willebrand’s Disease
CERF: Canine Eye Registration Foundation
ROM: Register of Merit: Title awarded to the sire or dam for
the accomplishments of its progeny.
AOE: Award of Excellence - Qualifications, dog must: 1) be a
champion; 2) received a select rating at a GSDCA national show; 3) OFA certified
hips & elbows; 4) have earned a performance degree, such as obedience,
tracking, agility, etc.
ROMC: Canadian equivalent of the ROM TDI Therapy Dog
European Terms to know:
How well the dog meets the ideal characteristics of the perfect Doberman.
Korung test is used in Germany to set standards for Dobermans. They test
character performance, and anatomical characteristics for maintaining and
improving the breed. Dogs must be at least 2 years old, have SchH1 or IPO 1.
Proof of AD (Endurance) test, OFA evaluation of hips and have a show rating of
at least good (SG). KKL 1 or KKL 2 Ratings are given with KKL 1 being the
Schutzhund tests three specific areas of a dog's training and behavior. The
first, tracking, requires the dog to track footsteps over mixed terrain, change
direction and show absolute accuracy and commitment to finding the track. It
must also find dropped articles and indicate their locations to the handler.
Often this is done under less than ideal circumstances with difficult cover, bad
weather conditions and an aged track. Many find tracking to be the most
satisfying experience in training, when only the handler and dog are working
together. It is certainly the most peaceful part of Schutzhund.
The second phase is obedience. There is
heeling, both on and off lead. The sit, down and stand are also done, except
when the dog is moving. The handler and dog work on a soccer sized trial field.
Some exercises require the dog to work under the noise of a firing gun. In
addition to the normal dumbbell retrieval, the dog must retrieve over a one
meter high wall and a six foot jump. Down stays and a long send away conclude
The final test is the most misunderstood by
the general public. This is protection training. The most important point to
understand when watching a protection routine is the relationship between dog
and handler. The dog must never bite the trial helper unless either the dog or
the handler is attacked. Then it must attack fully and without hesitation. But
here the real difference becomes apparent. The dog must stop biting on the
command of the handler and guard the trial helper without further aggression.
Often people confuse Schutzhund protection training with police dog or personal
protection work. The Schutzhund dog is capable of the feats of never being
aggressive except under those specific situations it is trained to face, and
even then it must always be under the absolute control of the handler.
When a dog successfully completes the first
trial, it is awarded a title of Schutzhund I. It can then progress to Schutzhund
II and, the ultimate, Schutzhund III. Each level makes ever greater demands on
the dog and training in all three areas. Any Schutzhunder will tell you that a
high scoring Schutzhund III dog is the ultimate working dog: one in a thousand
of all working dogs.
Sieger: (Sehr Gut-very good)
The SG rating is the highest offered in young dog competitions, 12-18 month and
18-24 month age groups.
European Pedigree Designations:
AD: Endurance test
AX: Agility excellence: A title conferred on dogs for
qualifying the requisite number of times In the agility Excellent class at AKC
Angekoert: Awarded to a dog which has passed a Korung
B or BH: This is a requirement for Schutzhund or Tracking. The
dogs perform several obedience exercises and show that they have good
temperament around other dogs and people while under intensely distracting
BFL: Bred for longevity.
BISS CH: At a specialty show, the only dog left undefeated at
the end of all judging on that day.
BIS CH: At a all-breed show, the only dog left undefeated at
the end of all judging on that day.
BdSg (Bundessieger): A very prestigious title awarded in Europe
to the winner of a important conformation competition.
CAC: Certificato di Attitudine Campionato. Italian certificate
of achievement in conformation. Several are required to obtain the championship
CACIB: Certificato di Attitudine al Campionato Internazionale
di Belleza. The international level of CAC.
CD: Companion dog.
CDX: Companion dog excellence.
CGC: Canine Good Citizen
CT: Champion Tracker.
DVSG (Dobermann Verein Sieger): German Dobermann Club winner. A
dog which has defeated all other entries at a Dobermann-only conformation show
Euro-CH: European Champion
EuroSg (Europa Sieger): A dog which has won over all other
entries at a large Europe-wide conformation show.
FH (Fartenhund): The title awarded at a Schutzhund Trial to a
dog successfully performing advanced tracking exercises.
Dut-CH: Dutch Champion
Ger-CH: German Champion.
IDC-SGR (International Dobermann Club Sieger): A dog which has
beaten each of the other entries at an International Dobermann Club conformation
IPO I, II, III: (International Prufungsordnung): Equivalent to
the Schutzhund series and awarded to dogs successfully competing in the
Tracking, Obedience and Protection phases of the event. Three levels of
difficulty are offered, with III being the highest.
Int’l CH (International Champion): Awarded to dogs which have
completed and earned championship certificates under several European judges at
international conformation shows.
KKL I and II (Korklasse I and II): Highest level and the most
prestigious conformation title awarded in Europe to dogs which meet strict
conformation and temperament tests along with other requirements.
LC: Longevity Certificate
NOR-CH: Norwegian Champion.
MAD: Master Agility Dog
MX: Master Agility Excellent
OFA: Orthopedic Foundation for Animals.
*OTCH: Obedience Trial Champion. AKC title indicating that the
dog has attained the highest title in obedience competition as well as having
continued to compete until accumulating 100 points by placing first or second at
SWED-CH: Swedish Champion.
TD: Tracking dog.
UD: Utility dog
UDC: United Doberman Club
UDX: Utility Dog Excellence
UDTD: Utility dog and Tracking dog.
UDTDX: Utility dog and Tracking dog Excellent
UDXTDX: Utility dog Excellent and Tracking dog Excellent.
V-Rated: (Vorzuglich Rated): Highest rating awarded to dogs in
the conformation evaluation at European or international shows.
V-1: Received the highest Vorzuglich conformation rating and
placed first in his class.
V-B (Verkehrssicherer Begleithund): Similar to BH with more
demanding Traffic sureness and requirements.
VDH-CH (Verein des Deutschen Hundewesens Champion): The
championship awarded by the German All Breed Kennel Club.
VDH-SGR (Verein des Deutschen Hundewesens Sieger): The dog
placed above all other entries at a German Kennel Club All Breed conformation
WELT-SGR (Welt Sieger): Winner of highest honors at a
world-wide, all-breed conformation show.
ZVA: Has passed the korung “for life”. It is taken once at
the age of 3 then again at the age of 5. If the dog passes both times, it earns
Above is authored by http://www.wilksdobermans.com/Understanding%20pedigrees.htm