PRANA PAPILLONS AKC Breeder of Merit   

  A Passion for Perfecting "The Butterfly Dog"

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Glossary of Terms

Conformation Show Terms

WD - Winners Dog

WB - Winners Bitch

BOW - Best of Winners

BOS - Best Opposite Sex

BOB - Best of Breed

BIS - Best in Show

BISS - Best in Show Specialty

MBIS - Multiple Best in Show

MBISS - Multiple Best in Show Specialty

RWD - Reserve Winners Dog

RWB - Reserve Winners Bitch

BBE - Bred By Exhibitor

SD - Select Dog

SB - Select Bitch

AOM - Award of Merit

Prefix Titles

AM CH - American Champion

GCH CH - Grand Champion Champion

CAN CH - Canadian Champion

INT CH - International Champion

DK CH - Denmark Champion

FIN CH - Finland Champion

JAP CH - Japanese Champion

MEX CH - Mexico Champion

Suffix Titles

SOM - Sire of Merit

SOD - Sire of Distinction

DOM - Dam of Merit

DOD - Dam of Distinction

Agility Title Suffixes

OA - Open Agility

OAJ - Open Agility Jumpers

AXJ - Agility Excellent Jumpers

Conformation Ribbon Colors

BIS - Red, white and blue

1st in class - Blue

2nd in class - Red

3rd in class - Yellow

4th in class - White

BOB - Purple and gold

BOS - Red and white

BOW - Blue and white

WD and WB - Purple

RWD and RWB - Purple and white

Dog and Bitch Conformation Classes

Puppy 6-9 months

Puppy 9-12 months

12-18 months


Bred By Exhibitor

American Bred




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