Sires and Dams of Distinction
The Registry of Merit (ROM) titles are bestowed by the Japanese Chin Club of America.
- A dog must sire at least five American conformation champions;
- A bitch must produce at least three American conformation champions.
- A dog that has sired twelve American conformation champions will earn the Sire Of Distinction (SOD) title;
- A bitch that has produced seven American conformation champions will earn the Dam Of Distinction (DOD) title.
You can either view the complete list of ROMs or use the search feature to locate a particular Chin by name, registration number, or breeder.
When did the Registry begin? Circa 1983 (published in March 1983 CCC)
Who was the first ROM Sire? Ch. Keuwanna Titi in 1938
Who was the first ROM Dam? Keuwanna Kimono in 1938
Who was the first SOD? BISS Ch. Bluemarc’s Hojo in 1973
Who was the first DOD? Ch. Edy-Norm’s Musume Fuyo in 1959