|HT (herding tested)||HCT (herding capability tested)|
|PT (pre-trial tested)||JHD (junior herding dog)|
|HS (herding started)||STD (started trial dog)||HTD1 (herding trial dog, started)|
|HI (herding intermediate)||OTD (open trial dog)||HTD2 (herding trial dog, intermediate)|
|HX (herding excellent)||ATD (advanced trial dog)||HTD3 (herding trial dog, advanced)|
|HCH (herding champion)||WTCH||HCH|
- ASCA and AHBA titles are appended with the stock type after the title earned, i.e. s for sheep, c for cattle, and d for ducks. Example would be: OTDs or HTD3s,c
- AHBA also offers “Ranch” titles at the same levels, i.e. HRD2.
- Test levels require two legs each. Trial levels need three legs in AKC, two in AHBA and ASCA.
- The ASCA WTCh is awarded to a dog that earns the ATDdcs.