The Obedience Trial Championship (OTCH) title is often referred to as the “PhD” for dogs, is the highest obedience honor a dog can receive.
To obtain an OTCH title, a dog and handler team must earn 100 points by placing first, second, third or fourth in the Open B or Utility B class. Three first places must also be awarded from the Open B and Utility B classes.
To receive an invitation to the AKC National Obedience Invitational dogs must be the top OTCH and OTCH pointed dogs in each breed.
The following is the history of the Obedience Trial Championship Boxers as of December 2019.