Why Conformation and Performance Titles are Important
Competitors in the sports of conformation, field, agility, tracking, and obedience focus on the puppy’s parents’ ability in those venues. They recognize that their puppy will receive inheritable traits from both the sire and the dam. Titles indicate that the parents were successful in these sports, but why are titles important for someone who wants a family dog?
The pet owner’s primary interest is in adding a healthy and happy companion to their family. Titles the parents earned can be an important factor in that decision. Titles can be used as an informational tool to evaluate the puppy and the breeder.