German Titles and Ratings and Their Meanings

AD-Ausdauerprüfung:

The AD is not a training degree. It is for show and breed survey requirement and is an endurance test which includes a 12 mile run with two breaks and a simple obedience test after.

BH-Begleithund:

This awarded is not a Title it is rated with a pass or fail, and has no bearing on the individual regulations of the various breed organizations regarding standards, etc. This is the German Companion Dog test and is the prerequisite for a SchH 1.

BgH2

On Leash Heeling
Off Leash Heeling
Sit out of Motion
Down with recall
Retrieve
Send Out
Long Down Under Distraction
Points Total 100

BgH3

Off Leash Heeling
Sit out of Motion
Down with recall
Stand while Walking
Retrieve
Retrieve over the scaling wall
Send Out
Long Down Under Distraction

FH-Fährtenhund:

This Tracking Dog title is part of the SchH 1, SchH 2 and SchH 3, however one can obtain a FH 1 and FH 2 separately.

HGH- Herdengebrauchs Hund:

Herding Dog Title.

As of 2013 the Kkl I and Kkl II does not exist anymore.
It is now only Breed Survey yes or no.

KKLI
Körklasse I – Breed Class I

Dogs which are highly recommended for Breeding (Breed Class I). These are dogs that have been classified by a Körmeister or Breed Survey or during a USA or SV sanctioned Körung or Breed Survey. It is recommended that breed surveyed dogs be bred only to other breed surveyed dog

KKLII
Körklasse II – Breed Class II

Dogs which are recommended for breeding (Breed Class II). These are dogs that have been classified by a Körmeister or Breed Surveyor during a USA or SV sanctioned Körung or Breed Survey.
SchH1,2,3-Schutzhund Titles:
These Titles, consist of Tracking, Obedience and Protection. One can achieve a possible score of 100 points, in each phase. A minimum of 70 points in tracking, 70 points in Obedience, and 80 points in Protection are required to pass.

SchH A-Schutzhund Title:

To obtain this Title one must pass only the Obedience and Protection Phases of a SchH1 exam.
IPO1,2,3-Titles are given according to the International rules.

PH- Polizei Schutzhundprüfung:

Police Protection Dog
G-Gut Conformation show or working rating of “Good”
SG-Sehr gut Conformation show or working rating of “Very Good”
V-Vorzüglich Conformation show or working rating of “Excellent”
VA- Vorzüglich-Auslese Conformation show rating of “Excellent Select”-the highest show rating obtainable.

Hips Rating Translator: USA/FCI/UK/Australia/Germany

OFA FCI (European) BVA (UK/Australia) SV (Germany)
Excellent A-1 0-4 (no > 3/hip) Normal
Good A-2 5-10 (no > 6/hip) Normal
Fair B-1 11-18 Normal
Borderline B-2 19-25 Fast Normal
Mild C 26-35 Noch Zugelassen
Moderate D 36-50 Mittlere
Severe E 51-106 Schwere