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Common Abbreviations

BIS – Best in Show
RIS – Reserve in Show
HM – Honorable Mention

BOB – Best of Breed
BOS, BOSB – Best Opposite Sex
BSrB, BSB – Best Senior of Breed
BIntB, BIB – Best Intermediate of Breed
BJrB, BJB – Best Junior of Breed

BOV – Best of Variety
BOSV – Best Opposite Sex of Variety
BSrV, BSV – Best Senior of Variety
BIntV, BIV – Best Intermediate of Variety
BJrV, BJV – Best Junior of Variety

DQ – Disqualification
UOA – Unworthy of an Award

AOM – Any Other Marked
AOS – Any Other Self or Any Other Solid (depending on breed)
DE – Dark Eyed (often followed by C, G, or W for cream, gold, or white)
GA – Golden Agouti
Himi, Himmie – Himalayan
PE – Pink Eyed (often followed by C, G, or W for cream, gold, or white)
REO – Red-Eyed Orange
SA – Silver Agouti
SG – Solid Golden
SS – Solid Silver
Tan – Tan Pattern/Tan Group
TS – Tortoise Shell
TSW – Tortoise Shell and White

B – Boar
S – Sow
Sr. – Senior
Int. – Intermediate
Jr. – Junior