When a bitch sires a certain amount of champions, it receives a merit for the accomplishment. Dam merits are only calculated once per week and the title isn't awarded immediately after a bitch has reached it.
Dam of 20 champions. This is one of the highest honors a bitch can achieve on Showdog.com.
Dam of 10 champions.
Dam of 5 champions.
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There are about 900 breeds of sheep in the world.
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.