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Key to Symbols Used in Pedigrees

Colors

  • Blu = Blue (dilute of black)
  • BluBr = Dilute brindle
  • Br or brdl = Brindle
  • Dd = Dilution gene status: dd is a dilute dog. Dd is a nondilute dog who carries the dilute gene. DD does not carry dilute.
  • Fn = Fawn
  • Msk = black (or blue) mask  or muzzle
  • Rd = Red
  • Sable = presence of black hairs intermixed with red or fawn hairs on the body.
  • Seal black is a genetic variation of black characterized by very dark brown coat color with black nose leather and eye rim pigment.
  • w or wh = White

Organizations

  • AKC = American Kennel Club
  • ASFA = American Sighthound Field Association (lure coursing)
  • AWC = American Whippet Club
  • CWA = Continental Whippet Alliance (CWA events are NOT open to all whippets registered with the AKC or the CKC. More information.)
  • NAWRA = North American Whippet Racing Association (straight racing; primarily west coast and Texas)
  • NOTRA = National Oval Track Racing Association
  • WRA = Whippet Racing Association (straight racing; primarily eastern & central U.S.)

Titles

  • A/C indicates both American Kennel Club and Canadian Kennel Club titles.
  • ARM = Award of Racing Merit (straight racing championship under the American Whippet Club's National Points Racing program, which folded in the mid-1990s and was replaced by WRA)
  • ARX = Award of Racing Excellence (CWA)
  • BIF = Best in Field winner (lure coursing)
  • BIS = AKC Best In Show winner (conformation)
  • CD = AKC Companion Dog obedience title
  • CF = Canine Eye Registry Foundation (CERF) age in months-year of exam
  • Ch = AKC Championship (conformation)
  • CR = Companion Racer (WRA)
  • CRX = Companion Racer Excellent (WRA). A number indicates the requirements for the title have been met more than once.
  • DPC = Dual Purpose Championship (CWA)
  • Eng Ch = English Championship (conformation)
  • FC = Field Championship in Lure Coursing
  • (highest AKC coursing title)
  • FCh = Field Championship in Lure Coursing
  • (ASFA)
  • Fr = imported from France
  • Ger = imported from Germany
  • JC = Junior Courser title (AKC)
  • LCM = Lure Courser of Merit (highest ASFA coursing title). A number indicates the requirements for the title have been met more than once.
  • Month Year = month and year of birth
  • MC = Master Courser title (AKC)
  • ORC = Oval Racing Champion (NOTRA)
  • OTR = Oval Track Racer (NOTRA)
  • OTRM = Oval Track Racer of Merit (NOTRA). A number indicates the requirements for the title have been met more than once.
  • RCh = Racing Champion (NAWRA)
  • ROM = American Whippet Club Registry of
  • Merit (production award)
  • ROMX = American Whippet Club Registry of Merit Excellent (production award)
  • SC = Senior Courser title (AKC)
  • SORC = Supreme Oval Racing Champion (NOTRA). A number indicates the requirements for the title have been met more than once.
  • SRCh = Supreme Racing Champion (NAWRA). A number indicates the requirements for the title have been met more than once.
  • TT = American Temperament Test Society; test passed
  • WRCh = Whippet Racing Champion (WRA)
  • WRChX = Whippet Racing Champion Excellent (WRA). A number indicates the requirements for the title have been met more than once.


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