From the AKC – Titles and Abbreviations:
Prefixes

Title Title Name
AFC
Amateur Field Trial Champion:
Earning the AFC title
[ Field Trial ]
Ch.
Champion:
Dogs must acquire 15 points, including 2 majors won under different judges and at least one point under a third different judge.
[ Conformation ]
CCH
Bench Show Champion:
Dogs must have a total of a 100 pts under two different judges and 1 Best In Show win with competition.
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
CT
Champion Tracker:
Dog must hold all 3 tracking titles (TD, TDX and VST)
[ Tracking Test ]
CFC
Coonhound Field Champion:
A dog must win one First Line and one First Tree in Finals at least once on the same date and in the same trial with competition, and have a total of 200 Championship points.
[ Coonhound Field Trial ]
CGCH
Grand Champion:
A Bench Show Champion must win 3 Champion Classes (against all Champions).
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
CGF
Grand Field Champion:
Field Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or three (3) First Trees in three
(3) Lines Final or Trees Finals.
At least one of the three wins must include both Line Final and Tree Final. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final at the same trial on the same day with competition. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final Tree in the same trial, this only counts as one (1) win towards a Grand Field Champion.
[ Coonhound Field Trial ]
CGN
Grand Nite Champion:
Nite Champion dogs must win five casts with plus points.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]
CGW
Grand Water Race Champion :
A Water Race Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or First Trees
in three (3) Line Finals or Tree Finals at three different Water Races. At least one of the three wins must include both Line Final and Tree Finals.
If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final
Tree in the same race, this only counts as one win towards a Grand Water
Race Champion title.
[ Coonhound Water Race ]
CNC
Nite Champion:
A dog must win five casts with plus points.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]
CSG
Supreme Grand Champion:
A Grand Champion must win 3 Champion Classes. (against all Champions).
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
CSGF
Supreme Grand Field Champion:
A Grand Field Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or three (3) First Trees in three (3) Finals or Tree Finals at three (3) different trials. At least one of the three wins must include both Final Line and Final Tree in the same trial on the same date with competition. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final Tree in the same trial, this only counts as one (1) win towards a Supreme Grand Field Champion title.
[ Coonhound Field Trial ]
CSGN
Supreme Grand Nite Champion:
Grand Nite Champion dogs must win five casts with plus points.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]
CSGW
Supreme Grand Water Race Champion:
A Water Race Grand Champion must win three (3) First Lines and/or First Trees in three (3) Line Finals or Tree Finals at three different Water Races. At least one of the three wins must include both Final Line and Final Tree Line Final and Tree Final in the same event on the same date with competition. If a hound wins both First Line and First Tree in the Final Line or Final Tree in the same race, this only counts as one (1) win towards a Supreme Grand Water Race Champion title.
[ Coonhound Water Race ]
CWC
Water Race Champion:
A dog must win one First Line and one First Tree in Finals at least once on the same date and in the same Water Race with competition and have a total of 200 Championship points.
[ Coonhound Water Race ]
CWSG
World Show Champion
Dog must win first place at the annual World Championship Show.
[ Coonhound Bench Show ]
DC
Dual Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Champion of Record (Ch.) may be designated as a “Dual Champion,” after it has also been awarded the title of Field Champion (FC) or Herding Champion (HC)
[ Conformation / Field Trial / Herding Trial ]
FC
Field Champion:
Earning the FC title
[ Field Trial ]
GCH
Grand Champion:
Completion of the title requires all of the following:
Twenty five Grand Championship points
Three majors won under three different judges
At least one or more points won under a fourth judge
Must have defeated at least one other AKC Champion of Record at three shows
Earning the GCH title
[ Conformation ]
GDSC
Gun Dog Stake Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated an Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
HC
Herding Champion:
For a title, dog must receive 15 points with at least two 1sts carrying championship points, 1 of which must be for 3 pts. or better.
[ Herding Trial ]
MACH
Master Agility Champion:
In order to acquire the title, a dog must achieve a minimum of 750 championship points and 20 double qualifying scores obtained from the Excellent B Standard Agility class and the Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves class.
[ Agility Trial ]
NAC
National Agility Champion:
The winner of the annual National Agility Championship shall be entitled to be designated National Agility Champion of _____(year).
[ National Agility Championship ]
NAFC
National Amateur Field Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Amateur Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NAGDC
National Amateur Gundog Champion:
National Amateur Gundog Champion title is for the dog that wins 1st place in a national amateur gun dog stake at a national championship field trial event for pointing breeds.
[ Field Trial ]
NFC
National Field Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NGDC
National Gundog Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
NOC
National Obedience Champion:
The winner of the annual National Obedience Invitational shall be entitled to be designated National Obedience Champion of _____(year)
[ National Obedience Invitational ]
NOGDC
National Open Gun Dog Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a National Open Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
OTCH
Obedience Trial Champion:
Dog must have won:
100 points;
Dog must receive at least one first place Open B, one first place Utility and a third first place ribbon in either class
First places must be awarded by 3 different judges
Must be at all-breed events One of the required first places may have been won at a Specialty Show.
Open B must have 6 in competition
Utility must have 3 in competition
[ Obedience Trial ]
RGDSC
Retrieving Gun Dog Stake Champion:
Win 1st place in a stake that has been designated a Retrieving Gun Dog Championship stake.
[ Field Trial ]
TC
Triple Champion:
Any dog that has been awarded the title of Dual Champion (DC) and the title of Obedience Trial Champion (OTCH) or Tracking Champion (CT) or Agility Champion (MACH) may be designated as a Triple Champion.
VCCH
Versatile Companion Champion:
Effective January 1, 2001, title will precede the name of the dog that completes a OTCH, MACH and CT.
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
WNC
World Nite Champion
Dog must win the final cast of the annual World Championship Hunt.
[ Coonhound Nite Hunt ]

From the AKC – Titles and Abbreviations:
Suffixes

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 ]
CD
Companion Dog:
The letters CD may be added after a dog’s name when it has been certified by 3 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 3 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Open classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
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 Excellent B 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 Excellent B 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 different judges at 3 different trials
[ Herding Trial ]
HS
Herding Started:
Three qualifying scores in the Started classes 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 ]
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 ]
MFP
Master Excellent FAST Preferred
Master Excellent FAST Preferred: For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Excellent B FAST Preferred agility class under at least 2 different judges. Trial at which XFP was earned does not count toward the 10.
[ 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 ]
MJP
Master Excellent Jumpers With Weaves “B” Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves Preferred Agility class under at least 2 different judges. Trial at which AJP was earned does not count toward the 10.
[ Agility Trial ]
MX
Master Agility Excellent:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Excellent B Agility class under at least 2 different judges. Trial at which AX was earned does not count toward the 10.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXF
Master Excellent FAST
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Excellent B FAST agility class under at least 2 different judges. Trial at which XF was earned does not count toward the 10.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXJ
Master Excellent Jumpers With Weaves:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves Agility class under at least 2 different judges. Trial at which AXJ was earned does not count toward the 10.
[ Agility Trial ]
MXP
Master Agility Excellent “B” Preferred:
For a title, dog must earn 10 qualifying scores in Excellent Agility Preferred “B” class under at least 2 different judges. Trial at which AXP was earned does not count toward the 10.
[ 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 Excellent B Standard agility class and the Preferred Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves class. Qualifying in both the Preferred Excellent B Standard agility class and the Preferred Excellent B Jumpers With Weaves class on the same day equals one (1) double qualifying score.
[ Agility 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 ]
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 ]
TD
Tracking Dog:
Dog has been certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TD test or at a combined TD/TDX test, or at a combined TD/VST test or a TD/TDX/VST test.
[ Tracking Test ]
TDX
Tracking Dog Excellent:
Dog has been certified by two judges to have passed a licensed or member club TDX test or at a combined TDX/VST test, or a combined TD/TDX test or a combined TD/TDX/VST test.
[ Tracking Test ]
UD
Utility Dog:
The American Kennel Club will issue a Utility Dog certificate for each registered dog, that has been certified by three 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 CD, NAP, NJP, TD
[ Obedience Trial / Agility Trial / Tracking Test ]
VCD2
Versatile Companion Dog 2:
Must complete CDX, OA, OAJ, TD
or CDX, OAP, OJP, TD
[ 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 3 different judges to have received qualifying scores in Versatility classes at 3 licensed or member obedience trials.
[ Obedience Trial ]
VST
Variable Surface Tracking:
Dog has been certified by both judges to have passed a licensed or member club Variable Surface Tracking test or at a combined TD/VST test or at a combined TDX/VST test or at a combined TD/TDX/VST test.
[ 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

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

Working Dog Titles

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