Definitions of terms and acronyms with links to pertinent organizations!
Will be expanded to include articles, books & reference materials we come across.
This collection is a work in progress so please email me at Theresa@K9EventsNW.com if you find something you want to know or learn something new.
National Organizations that sanction various dog sports.
Unless otherwise stated these organizations have sports open to dogs of mixed breeds.
AKC – American Kennel Club www.AKC.org
ASCA – Australian Shepherd Club of America ASCA.org
CKC – Canadian Kennel Club CKC.ca
NAFA – North American Flyball Association flyball.org
The Kennel Club (UK) TheKennelClub.org.uk
UKC – United Kennel Club UKCdogs.com
Single Sport Organizations
AHBA – All Breed Herding Association http://www.ahba-herding.org/
BHA – Barn Hunt Association
CPE – Canine Performance Events (agility) K9CPE.com
NADAC – North American Dog Agility Council
USBCHA – United State Border Collie Handlers Association (border collie herd trials) USBCHA.com
USDAA – United States Dog Agility Association