The B-H.O.T. and H.O.T. Titles

B-H.O.T.

To qualify your dog as a B-H.O.T. dog the following criteria must be met:

  1. Breeder/Owner must be a member in good standing of the GSDCA-WDA.
  2. Dog must carry the Breeder/Owner’s kennel name.
  3. Breeder/Owner must have AKC Registration listing breeder, proof of ownership and date of ownership.
  4. Dog must be AKC registered by 12 months of age.
  5. You as Breeder/Owner must have done all training and put all titles on the dog.
  6. Dog may not have been leased out to anyone.
  7. Co-ownership is allowed but both parties must have their names on the registration from the beginning of ownership, and only one of those parties can be the handler/trainer of the dog.
If your dog receives a B-H.O.T. award, and it is found that training was done by another party, or titles earned by another handler, all B-H.O.T. titles received for this dog will become null and void, you will not be allowed to enter any dog as a H.O.T. dog in the future, and you will be reported to the GSDCA-WDA Disciplinary Committee for possible further action.

H.O.T.

To qualify your dog as a H.O.T. dog the following criteria must be met.:

  1. Owner must be a member in good standing of the GSDCA-WDA.
  2. Owner must have owned dog from the age of 12 months.
  3. Must have either AKC registration or foreign registration showing proof of ownership and date of ownership.
  4. Dog must be AKC registered by 12 months of age.
  5. You as owner must have done all handling in training and put all titles on the dog.
  6. Dog may not have been leased out to anyone prior to all titles being earned.
  7. Co-ownership is allowed but both parties must have their names on the registration from the beginning of ownership, and only one of those parties can be the handler/trainer of the dog.
If your dog receives a H.O.T. award, and it is found that training was done by another party, or titles earned by another handler, all H.O.T. titles received for this dog will become null and void, you will not be allowed to enter any dog as a H.O.T. dog in the future, and you will be reported to the GSDCA-WDA Disciplinary Committee for possible further action.

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