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SV-USA-FCI TITLES

SchHA - Introduction to Schutzhund work without the tracking.
B/BH - Basic companion dog. Minimum age: 15 Months.
WH - Watch Dog test for basic alertness.
AD - Endurance test for fundamental fitness.
SchH1 - The basic Schutzhund title (level 1) which requires qualification in tracking,
obedience and protection. Minimum age: 18 Months.
SchH2 Schutzhund level 2 - More advanced. Minimum age: 19 Months.
SchH3 Schutzhund level 3, the most challenging test Minimum age: 20 Months.

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1. Tracking
2. Obedience
3. Protection

BH & AD
SchH1
SchH2
SchH3

Watchdog Test
IPO1
IPO2
IPO3

More Schutzhund Info.
Internationally recognized Titles
FH1             Tracking Dog level 1
This is a tracking title - The track is to be 1,000 to 1,400 paces long with six 90 degree turns at least 3 hours old . Four articles are placed on the track, three at irregular intervals after the first 250 paces and the last at the end . The direction of the track is determined by the judge and layed by a stranger while the dog and handler are out of sight . Thirty minutes after the completion of the main track, a cross tracklayer will cross the track three times.

FH2             Tracking Dog level 2
This is the next level for a tracking title - The track is to be 2,000 paces long through different types of terrain with seven corners at least 3 hours old . Near the beginning of the track there will be a scent pad 20m x 20m . Within the pad, the track layer will insert 2 markers 20 steps apart placing an orientation article in between them which will be the starting point of the track . Six of the articles are placed on the track at irregular intervals after the first 250 paces and the last at the end . The direction of the track is determined by the judge and layed by a stranger while the dog and handler are out of sight . Thirty minutes before the track is to be worked, a cross tracklayer will cross over two legs of the first track .

IPO 1, IPO 2, IPO 3          (International variation on the SchH1,2,3 titles. Very similar to SchH).
BpDH 1,2                    Railroad Police Dog level 1,2.
BIH                    Blind leader dog. Guide dog.
DH                    Service dog
DPH                    Service Police Dog
HGH                    Herding Dog:Tending style of herding, includes protection of sheep & handler.
LwH                    Avalanche Dog
OB 1,2,3                    Obedience level 1,2,3  Obedience Regulations are those of SchH1,2,3.
PFP 1,2                    Police Tracking dog level 1,2
PH                    Police Dog
PSP1,2,3                    Police Guard Dog level 1,2,3
RtH                    Rescue dog
TR 1,2,3                    Tracking level 1,2,3   Tracking requirements are those of SchH1,2,3.
ZFH                    Customs Tracking Dog
ZH 1,2,3                    Customs dog, level 1,2,3

Conformation Show Ratings

VA                    Excellent Select (awarded at Sieger Show only)
V                    Excellent
SG                    Very Good
G                    Good
A                    Sufficient
M                    Insufficient
VP                    Very Promising
                   Promising
LP                    Less Promising