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 Breeds and Abbreviations

Group 1 - Sporting Dogs

Barbet - BRE
Braque Francais - BAF
Griffon (Wire Haired Pointing) - GWP
Pointer - PIT
Pointer (German Long-Haired) - PGL
Pointer (German Short-Haired) - PGS
Pointer (German Wire-Haired) - PGW
Pudelpointer - PDL

Retriever (Chesapeake Bay) - RCB
Retriever (Curly-Coated) - RTC
Retriever (Flat-Coated) - RTF
Retriever (Golden) - RTG
Retriever (Labrador) - RTL
Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling) - RNS
Setter (English) - STE
Setter (Gordon) - STG
Setter (Irish) - STI
Setter (Irish Red and White) - IRW
Spaniel (American Cocker) - SAC
Spaniel (American Water) - SAW
Spaniel (Blue Picardy) - SBP
Spaniel (Brittany) - SAB
Spaniel (Clumber) - SPC
Spaniel (English Cocker) - SEC
Spaniel (English Springer) - SPE
Spaniel (Field) - SAF
Spaniel (French) - SPF
Spaniel (Irish Water) - SIW
Spaniel (Sussex) - SAS
Spaniel (Welsh Springer) - SWS
Spinone Italiano - SPI
Vizsla (Smooth-Haired) - VSH
Vizsla (Wire-Haired) - VWH
Weimaraner - WIA


Group 2 - Hounds

Afghan Hound - AGH
Basenji - BSN
Basset Hound - BSH
Beagle - BAL
Bloodhound - BOD
Borzoi - BRO
Coonhound (Black & Tan) - COB
Dachshund (Miniature Long-Haired) - DML
Dachshund (Miniature Smooth-Haired) - DMS
Dachshund (Miniature Wire-Haired) - DMW
Dachshund (Standard Long-Haired) - DSL
Dachshund (Standard Smooth-Haired) - DSS
Dachshund (Standard Wire-Haired) - DSW
Deerhound (Scottish) - DES
Drever - DEE
Finnish Spitz - FNS
Foxhound (American) - FXA
Foxhound (English) - FXE
Greyhound - GEH
Harrier - HRI
Ibizan Hound - IIH
Irish Wolfhound - IIW
Norrbottenspets - NRO
Norwegian Elkhound - NRE
Norwegian Lundehund - NRL
Otterhound - OTR
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen - PBG
Pharaoh Hound - PAH
Rhodesian Ridgeback - ROR
Saluki - SLK
Whippet - WIP

 

Group 3 - Working Dogs

Akita - AIA
Alaskan Malamute - AAM
Bernese Mountain Dog - BMD
Boxer - BXR
Bullmastiff - BLM
Canaan Dog - CNA
Canadian Eskimo Dog - CED
Doberman Pinscher - DBP
Entlebucher Mountain Dog - EMD
Eurasier - ERS
Great Dane - GED
Great Pyrenees - GEP
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog - GSM
Greenland Dog - GEN
Hovawart - HVW
Karelian Bear Dog - KBD
Komondor - KMN
Kuvasz - KVS
Leonberger - LOB
Mastiff - MSI
Neapolitan Mastiff – NEO
Newfoundland - NWO
Portuguese Water Dog - PRW
Rottweiler - RTW
Samoyed - SMY
Schnauzer (Giant) - SHG
Schnauzer (Standard) - SHS
Siberian Husky - SBH
St. Bernard - SBR


Group 4 - Terriers

Airedale Terrier - ART
American Staffordshire Terrier - AFT
Australian Terrier - AST
Bedlington Terrier - BDT
Border Terrier - BRT
Bull Terrier - BLT
Bull Terrier (Miniature) - BTM
Cairn Terrier - CIT
Cesky Terrier - CST
Dandie Dinmont Terrier - DDT
Fox Terrier (Smooth) - FTS
Fox Terrier (Wire) - FTW
Irish Terrier - IIT
Kerry Blue Terrier - KBT
Lakeland Terrier - LKT
Manchester Terrier - MNT
Norfolk Terrier - NOT
Norwich Terrier - NRT
Schnauzer (Miniature) - SHM
Scottish Terrier - SOT
Sealyham Terrier - SAT
Skye Terrier - SYT
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier - SCW
Staffordshire Bull Terrier - SSB
Welsh Terrier - WLT
West Highland White Terrier - WHW

 

Group 5 - Toys

Affenpinscher - AFN
American Eskimo Dog (Toy) - AET
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - CKC
Chihuahua (Long Coat) - CIL
Chihuahua (Short Coat) - CIS
Chinese Crested - CIC
English Toy Spaniel - ETS
Griffon (Brussels) - GIB
Havanese - HVN
Italian Greyhound - IAG
Japanese Spaniel - JPS
Maltese - MLE
Miniature Pinscher - MNP
Papillon - PPL
Pekingese - PKN
Pomeranian - PMR
Poodle (Toy) - POT
Pug - PUG
Silky Terrier - STT
Toy Fox Terrier - TFT
Toy Manchester Terrier - TMT
Yorkshire Terrier - YRT
Xoloitzcuintli (Toy) - XLT


Group 6 - Non-Sporting

American Eskimo Dog (Miniature) – AEM
American Eskimo Dog (Standard) - AES
Bichon Frise - BCF
Boston Terrier - BST
Bulldog - BLD
Chinese Shar-Pei - CSP
Chow Chow - COC
Dalmatian - DLA
French Bulldog - FEB
German Pinscher - GRP
Japanese Spitz - JPN
Keeshond - KEH
Lhasa Apso - LAA
Lowchen - LWH
Poodle (Miniature) - POM
Poodle (Standard) - POS
Schipperke - SHP
Shiba Inu - SII
Shih Tzu - SIT
Tibetan Spaniel - TBS
Tibetan Terrier - TBT
Xoloitzcuintli (Miniature) - XLM
Xoloitzcuintli (Standard) - XLS


Group 7 - Herding

Australian Cattle Dog - ACD
Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog - ASC
Australian Shepherd - ASS
Bearded Collie - BAC
Belgian Shepherd Dog - BLS
Berger des Pyrenees - BDP
Berger Picard - BRP
Bouviers des Flandres - BDF
Briard - BIR
Collie (Rough) - CLR
Collie (Smooth) - CLS
Dutch Sheepdog - DTS
German Shepherd Dog - GSD
Iceland Sheepdog - IES
Lancashire Heeler - LNH
Norwegian Buhund - NRB
Old English Sheepdog - OES
Polish Lowland Sheepdog - PLS
Puli - PUL
Shetland Sheepdog - SES
Swedish Vallhund - SEV
Welsh Corgi (Cardigan) - WCC
Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) - WCP

Listed Breeds
BreedAbbreviationGroupEffective Date
Anatolian Shepherd Dog (Turkey)AAS3July 1, 2007
Australian Kelpie (Australia)ASK7July 1, 2007
Black Russian Terrier (Russia)BUT 3 July 1, 2007
Border Collie (England) BRC 7 September 1, 2007
Cane Corso (Italy) CNC 3 September 1, 2006
Coton de Tulear (France) CDT5 September 1, 2006
Dogue de Bordeaux (France)DDB 3 July 1, 2011
Finnish Lapphund (Finland) FNL 7 July 1, 2007
Glen of Imaal Terrier (Ireland) GIT 4January 1, 2009
Kleiner Munsterlander Vorstehund (Germany) KEM1July 1, 2007
Lagotto RomagnoloLGR1July 1, 2012
Lancashire HeelerLNH7January 1, 2011
Mudi (Hungary)MDI7July 1, 2007
Parson Russell Terrier (England) PRT 4 September 1, 2006
Portuguese Sheepdog (Portugal) PRS 7 January 1, 2009
Shikoku (Japan) SIO2July 1, 2007
Spanish Water Dog (Spain) SWD
1

September 1, 2008
Tatra Sheepdog (Poland)TTS7July 1, 2007
Tibetan Mastiff (Tibet)TBM 3July 1, 2007


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