What is a Title....Really?
Not just a brag, not just a stepping stone to a higher title, not
just an adjunct to competitive scores.
A Title is a tribute to the the dog that bears it, a way to HONOR
the dog, an ultimate memorial.
It will remain in the record and in memory for about as long as
anything in this world can remain. Few humans will do as well or
better in that regard.
And though the dog himself doesn't know or care that his achievements
have been noted, a Title says many things in the world of humans,
where such things count.
A title says your dog was intelligent, and adaptable and good natured.
It says that your dog loved you enough to do the things that pleased
you, however crazy they may have sometimes seemed.
A title says that you LOVED your dog, that you loved to spend time
with him because he was a good dog, and that you believed in him
enough to give him yet another chance when he failed, and that in the
end your faith was justified.
A Title proves that your dog inspired you to have the special
relationship enjoyed by so few; that in a world of disposable
creatures, this dog with a Title was greatly loved, and loved greatly
And when that dear short life is over, the Title remains as a
memorial of the finest kind, the best you can give to a deserving
friend, volumes of praise in one set of initials before or after a
name. A title is nothing less that love and respect, given and
Author Sandy Mowery