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UKC Breeds & Abbreviations

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This legend contains all UKC-recognized breeds that are eligible for conformation events and their respective breed abbreviations. The purpose of this legend is to help the exhibitor determine which breeds are being hosted at an event that is published in the "Upcoming Events" listing on the web and in BLOODLINES.

Groups:
Guardian Dogs (GRP1)GUARD
Scenthounds (GRP2)SCENT
Sighthounds & Pariah Dogs (GRP3)SIGHT
Gun Dogs (GRP4)GUN
Northern Breeds (GRP5)NORTH
Herding Dogs (GRP6)HERD
Terriers (GRP7)TERR
Companion Dogs (GRP8)COMP

Abbr.BreedBreed Group
AFPAffenpinscherCOMP
AHAfghan HoundSIGHT
AIDIAidiGUARD
ATAiredale TerrierTERR
AKBAkbash DogGUARD
AKAkitaNORTH
ALKAIAlaskan Klee Kaiá (Toy, Miniature, Standard)NORTH
ALMLAlaskan MalamuteNORTH
ALENTAlentejo MastiffGUARD
ADAlpine DachsbrackeSCENT
B&TAmerican Black & Tan CoonhoundSCENT
ABDAmerican BulldogGUARD
ABBAmerican Bullyá(Effective January 1, 2014)COMP
AEAmerican Eskimo (Miniature, Standard)NORTH
AFAmerican FoxhoundSCENT
AHTAmerican Hairless Terrier (Coated, Hairless)TERR
ALHAmerican Leopard HoundSCENT
APBTAmerican Pit Bull TerrierTERR
AWSAmerican Water SpanieláGUN
ANATAnatolian ShepherdáGUARD
AFVPAnglo-Francais de Petite VenerieáSCENT
APNAppenzellerGUARD
ARIAriegeoisSCENT
ACDAustralian Cattle DogáHERD
KELPAustralian KelpieáHERD
ASAustralian ShepherdáHERD
AUSTAustralian TerrieráTERR
AUBTAustrian Black and Tan HoundáSCENT
AUPNAustrian PinscheráTERR
AZAzawakháSIGHT
 
BARAKBarakSCENT
BARáBarbetGUN
BASBasenjiSIGHT
BANBasset Artesian NormandáSCENT
BBDGBasset Bleu de GascogneáSCENT
BFDBBasset Fauve de BretagneáSCENT
BHBasset HoundáSCENT
BMHBavarian Mountain HoundáSCENT
BGLBeagleSCENT
BGLHáBeagle HarrierSCENT
BEARDBearded CollieHERD
BEAUBeauceronHERD
BEDBedlington TerrieráTERR
BSDBelgian Shepherd Dog (Gronendael, Laekenois, Malinois, Tervueren)HERD
BERGBergamascoHERD
BPYRBerger de Pyrenees (Pyrenean Shepherd)HERD
PICRDBerger Picard (Picardy Shepherd)HERD
BMDBernese Mountain DogáGUARD
BFáBichon FriseCOMP
BILLYBillyáSCENT
BFHBlack Forest HoundSCENT
BLKCURBlack Mouth CuráSCENT
BRTBlack Russian TerrieráGUARD
BLDBloodhoundáSCENT
BLUBluetick CoonhoundáSCENT
BOLBologneseáCOMP
BCBorder CollieHERD
BORDRBorder TerrieráTERR
BORZBorzoiáSIGHT
BTBoston TerrieráCOMP
BDARDBouvier des ArdennesHERD
BDFBouvier des FlandresáHERD
BOXBoxeráGUARD
BOYKNBoykin SpanieláGUN
BRACCBracco ItalianoáGUN
BDAáBraque D’AuvergneáGUN
BDLABraque de l’AriegeGUN
BDBBraque du BourbonnaisGUN
BFGTBraque Francais, de Grande TailleáGUN
BFPTBraque Francais, de Petite TailleáGUN
BSGBraque Saint-GermaináGUN
BRIARBriardáHERD
BGVBriquet Griffon VendeenáSCENT
BRITBrittanyGUN
BGBrussels GriffonCOMP
BULLMBullmastiffGUARD
BULLTBull TerrierTERR
 
CDBCa de BestierHERD
CAIRNCairn TerrierTERR
CANANCanaan DogSIGHT
CEDCanadian Eskimo DogáNORTH
CORSOCane Corso ItalianoGUARD
CAROLCarolina DogSIGHT
WCCCardigan Welsh CorgiHERD
CDCLCao de Castro LaboreiroGUARD
CTLSDCatalan SheepdogáHERD
CAUCCaucasian OvcharkaáGUARD
CKCSCavalier King Charles SpanieláCOMP
CASDCentral Asian Shepherd DogáGUARD
CHVCzechoslovensky VlcakHERD
CSKYFCesky FousekáGUN
CESKYCesky TerrieráTERR
CHARTChart PolskiáSIGHT
CHESChesapeake Bay RetrieveráGUN
CDAChien D’ArtoisáSCENT
CFBNChien Francais Blanc et Noiráá (French Black and White Hound)SCENT
CFTChien Francais Tricoloreá (French Tricolor Hound)SCENT
CHIChihuahuaáCOMP
CCChinese CrestedáCOMP
CSPChinese Shar-PeiáNORTH
CHNKChinookáNORTH
CHOWChow ChowáNORTH
CMURCimarron UruguayoGUARD
CRCCiobanesc Romanesc CarpatináHERD
CRMCiobanesc Romanesc MiorticHERD
CDECirneco dell’Etnaá (double check - this looks like a Pharoah Hound)SIGHT
CLUMBClumber SpanieláGUN
CSCocker SpanieláGUN
COLCollie (Rough, Smooth)HERD
COTONCoton de TulearáCOMP
CROSDCroatian SheepdogáHERD
CCRCurly-Coated RetrieveráGUN
 
DHDachshundSCENT
DALDalmatianáCOMP
DANDandie DinmontáTERR
DANBDanish Broholmer (Broholmer)áGUARD
DSFDanish-Swedish FarmdogTERR
DWDeutscher WachtelhundáGUN
DPATDrentse PatrijshondáGUN
DBDeutsche BrackeáSCENT
DPáDoberman PinscheráGUARD
DOGODogo ArgentinoáGUARD
DDBDogue de BordeauxáGUARD
DREVDreveráSCENT
DUNKDunkeráSCENT
DUTCHDutch ShepherdáHERD
DSMSHDutch SmoushondTERR
 
ESLEast Siberian LaikaáNORTH
EBEnglish BulldogáCOMP
ECSEnglish Cocker SpanieláGUN
ENGEnglish CoonhoundáSCENT
EFEnglish FoxhoundSCENT
EPEnglish PointeráGUN
ESáEnglish SetteráGUN
ESHEPEnglish ShepherdáHERD
ESSEnglish Springer SpanieláGUN
ETSEnglish Toy SpanieláCOMP
ENTEntlebucheráGUARD
EBDREpagneul Bleu de PicardieáGUN
EBRTNEpagneul BretonáGUN
EPPEpagneul PicardáGUN
EPAEpagneul Pont-AudemeráGUN
EMDEstrela Mountain DogáGUARD
EUREurasianáNORTH
 
FSPField SpanieláGUN
FHFinnish HoundáSCENT
FLFinnish LapphundáNORTH
FSáFinnish SpitzáNORTH
FCRFlat-Coated RetrieveráGUN
FBOFrancais Blanc Et OrangeáSCENT
FBFrench BulldogáCOMP
FRSPFrench Spaniel (Epagneul Francais)GUN
FRWDFresian Water DogGUN
 
GLPGerman Longhaired PointeráGUN
GPGerman PinscheráTERR
GRHPGerman Rough-Haired PointerGUN
GSDGerman Shepherd DogáHERD
GSPGerman Shorthaired PointeráGUN
GRSPZGerman Spitz (Klein / Mittel)NORTH
GWPGerman Wirehaired PointeráGUN
GSGiant SchnauzerGUARD
GLENGlen Of Imaal TerrieráTERR
GRGolden RetrieverGUN
GORDNGordon SetteráGUN
GATCHGreat Anglo-Francais Tricolor HoundáSCENT
GAWBHGreat Anglo-Francais White and Black HoundáSCENT
GAWOHGreat Anglo-Francais White and Orange HoundáSCENT
GBGVGrand Basset Griffon VendeenáSCENT
GBDGGrand Bleu de GascogneáSCENT
GGSGrand Gascon-SaintongeoisSCENT
GGVGrand Griffon VendeenáSCENT
DANEGreat DaneGUARD
PYRGreat PyreneesáGUARD
GSMDGreater Swiss Mountain DogáGUARD
GDGreenland DogáNORTH
GHGreyhoundáSIGHT
GRBDGGriffon bleu de GascogneSCENT
GFDBGriffon Fauve de BretegneáSCENT
GRNIVGriffon NivernaisáSCENT
 
HALDHaldenstovareáSCENT
HAMLHamiltonstovareáSCENT
HANHanoverian HoundáSCENT
HRHarrierSCENT
HAVHavaneseáCOMP
HHHellenic HoundSCENT
HOKHokkaidoáNORTH
HOVHovawartáGUARD
HGHHungarian GreyhoundáSIGHT
HWVHungarian Wire-Haired VizslaáGUN
HYHHygen HoundáSCENT
 
IBIZNIbizan HoundáSIGHT
IDIcelandic SheepdogáHERD
IRWIrish Red & White SetteráGUN
ISIrish SetteráGUN
ITIrish TerrieráTERR
IWSIrish Water SpanieláGUN
IWáIrish WolfhoundáSIGHT
ICHHIstrian Coarse-Haired HoundáSCENT
ISHHIstrian Short-Haired HoundáSCENT
IGItalian GreyhoundáCOMP
IHItalian HoundSCENT
 
JRTJack Russell Terrier (Russell Terrier)TERR
JAGDJagdterrieráTERR
JAKJapanese AkitaNORTH
JCHJapanese ChinCOMP
JSPZJapanese SpitzNORTH
JTJapanese TerrierTERR
JINJindoNORTH
 
KAIKaiáNORTH
KANKangal DogáGUARD
KBDKarelian Bear DogáNORTH
KSHPDKarst Shepherd DogáGUARD
KEESKeeshondáNORTH
KBTKerry Blue TerrieráTERR
KISUKishuáNORTH
KOMKomondorGUARD
KOOKKooikerhondjeGUN
KROMKromfohrlanderCOMP
KUVKuvaszáGUARD
 
LRLabrador RetrieveráGUN
LAGRLagotto RomagnoloGUN
LAKELakeland TerrieráTERR
LAPINLapinporokoiraHERD
LHáLancashire HeelerHERD
LEONLeonbergeráGUARD
LHASALhasa ApsoáCOMP
LCLDLouisiana Catahoula Leopard DogáHERD
LOWLowchená (Little Lion Dog)COMP
LUNDLundehundáNORTH
 
MJMMajorca MastiffáGUARD
MLTMalteseáCOMP
MTManchester Terrier (Toy, Standard)TERR
MARMMaremma SheepdogáGUARD
MASTFMastiffáGUARD
MBTMiniature Bull TerrierTERR
MINPNMiniature PinscheráCOMP
MSMiniature SchnauzeráTERR
MMHMontenegrin Mountain HoundSCENT
MTCURMountain CuráSCENT
MUDIMudiáHERD
LMUNMunsterlander, LargeáGUN
SMUNMunsterlander, SmalláGUN
 
NEANeapolitan MastiffáGUARD
NEWFNewfoundlandáGUARD
NORBNorrbottenspetzNORTH
NRFLKNorfolk TerrieráTERR
NBUHNorwegian BuhundáNORTH
NENorwegian ElkhoundáNORTH
NORWNorwich TerrieráTERR
NSDTRNova Scotia Duck Tolling RetrieveráGUN
 
ODBDOld Danish Pointing DogáGUN
OEBOlde English Bulldogge (Effective January 1, 2014)GUARD
OESOld English SheepdogáHERD
OTTEROtterhoundáSCENT
OPODOwczarek PodhalanskiáGUARD
 
PRTParson Russell Terrier (10-12.5 / over 12/5 -15)TERR
PAPNPapillonáCOMP
PATPatterdale TerrieráTERR
PEKPekingeseáCOMP
WCPPembroke Welsh CorgiáHERD
PDBPerdiguero de BurgosáGUN
PRESAPerro de Presa CanarioáGUARD
PIOPeruvian Inca OrchidáSIGHT*
PBGVPetit Basset Griffon VendeenáSCENT
PBDGPetit Bleu de GascogneáSCENT
PGSPetit Gascon-SaintongeoisáSCENT
PHARHPharaoh HoundáSIGHT
PLTPlott HoundáSCENT
PODCPodenco CanarioSIGHT
PHáPolish HoundáSCENT
POMPomeranianáCOMP
PODGPodengo PortuguesoáSIGHT
(Grande Smooth, Grande Wire, Medio Smooth, Medio Wire, Pequeno Smooth, Pequeno Wire)
POITPoitevináSCENT
PONPolski Owczarek NizinnyáHERD
POODLPoodle (Toy & Miniature / Solid & Multi-Colored) - POODL/MCPDLCOMP
PORCPorcelaineáSCENT
PORTPPortuguese PointeráGUN
PORSDPortuguese SheepdogáHERD
PWDPortuguese Water DogáGUN
POSHPosavaz HoundáSCENT
PUDLPudelpointeráGUN
PUGPugáCOMP
PULIPuliáHERD
PUMIPumiáHERD
PYRMPyrenean MastiffáGUARD
 
RATRat Terrier (Miniature, Standard)TERR
REDRedbone CoonhoundáSCENT
RRRhodesian RidgebackáSIGHT
RTRottweileráGUARD
RUSKYRusskiy Toy / Russian ToyCOMP
RELRussian-European LaikaNORTH
 
SAARSaarloosewolfdogHERD
SAINTSaint BernardáGUARD
SALSalukiáSIGHT
SAMSamoyedáNORTH
SARSarplaninacáGUARD
SCHASchapendoesHERD
SCRHSchiller HoundáSCENT
SCHáSchipperkeáCOMP
SDScottish DeerhoundáSIGHT
SCTScottish TerrieráTERR
SETSealyham TerrieráTERR
SERHSerbian HoundSCENT
SERTHSerbian Tricolor HoundáSCENT
SSShetland SheepdogáHERD
SHIBAShibaáNORTH
SHIKShikokuáNORTH
SHIHShih TzuáCOMP
SHSiberian HuskyáNORTH
SKWHSilken WindhoundSIGHT
SILKYSilky TerrieráTERR
SKYESkye TerrieráTERR
SLOSloughiáSIGHT
SCSlovak CuvacáGUARD
SLWPDSlovakian Wire-Haired Pointing DogáGUN
SMLDSmaland HoundáSCENT
SSWHSmall Swiss HoundáSCENT
SFTSmooth Fox TerrieráTERR
SCWTSoft-Coated Wheaten TerrieráTERR
SRSDSouth Russian Shepherd DogHERD
SPGHSpanish GreyhoundáSIGHT
SPHSpanish HoundáSCENT
SMASTSpanish MastiffáGUARD
SWDSpanish Water DogáHERD*
SPINSpinone ItalianoGUN
SPORTSporting Lucas TerrieráTERR
STABStabyhounáGUN
SBTStaffordshire Bull TerrieráTERR
STDPDLStandard Poodle (Solid & Multi-Colored) - STDPDL/MCSTPGUN
SSCHStandard SchnauzeráGUARD
STCURStephens’ CuráSCENT
STCHHStyrian Coarse-Haired HoundáSCENT
STCDStumpy Tail Cattle DogáHERD
SUSSXSussex SpanieláGUN
SWEHSwedish ElkhoundáNORTH
SLSwedish LapphundáNORTH
SVSwedish VallhundáHERD
SWHSwiss HoundSCENT
 
TRTTeddy Roosevelt TerrierTERR
THAIThai RidgebackáSIGHT
TMTibetan MastiffáGUARD
TSTibetan SpanieláCOMP
TTTibetan TerrieráCOMP
TJAKTornjakGUARD
TOSATosa KenáGUARD
TFTToy Fox TerrieráTERR
TSVHTransylvanian HoundáSCENT
TRCURTreeing CuráSCENT
TWTreeing Walker CoonhoundáSCENT
TROHTyrolean HoundSCENT
 
VIZVizslaáGUN
VOLPIVolpino ItalianoáNORTH
 
WEIMWeimaraneráGUN
WHNDWelsh HoundáSCENT
WSSWelsh Springer SpanieláGUN
WTWelsh TerrieráTERR
WHWTWest Highland White TerrieráTERR
WDCHWestphalian DachsbrackeáSCENT
WSLWest Siberian LaikaáNORTH
WHWhippetáSIGHT
WSWhite ShepherdáHERD
WFTWire Fox TerrieráTERR
WHPGWirehaired Pointing GriffonGUN
 
XOLOXoloitzcuintli (Toy, Miniature, Standard)SIGHT
 
YTYorkshire TerrierCOMP