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To apply for a GSDL Health certificate contact John Ward e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Question - Why would i need one?
Answer - Current requirement for entry into a WUSV GSDL/ BRG Event - Adult Classes (24 month+)
A GSDL Health Certificate (See below) or
A Breed Survey (Link)
Question - What is a health certificate?
Answer - A Health certificate is individual and unique to each dog certified. It contains an ID number plus details of a dogs KC registration name, number, and microchip number, also HD, ED grades or scores and DNA parentage profiles, proven or tested.
What is a WUSV GSDL/BRG Regional Event?
The WUSV is the organisation of worldwide GSD National Clubs.
GSDL/BRG (British Regional Group) Organisation of local GSD groups responsible for the running of the GSDL Breed shows in the UK.
Regional Event - The name of the shows. Results and grades are recorded, and grading cards issued.
Grading card - The card issued to each dog displaying its individual details and grade, recorded and recognised internationally.
ENTRY INTO A WUSV GSDL/BRG Regional Event
ADULT CLASS Requirements - 24 Months +
British Breed Survey or GSDL Health Certificate
Any dog without a Sch/VPG/IPO/IGP or equivalent training degree can enter the Adult Class provided they meet the criteria and have passed a British Breed Survey or have a GSDL Health Certificate
YEARLING CLASS (Junghund) Requirements - 18-24 months
Dogs of 18 and not exceeding 24 calendar months of age. Either a British Breed Survey Pass or a GSDL Health Certificate is declared, or if a breed survey or GSDL Health Certificate is not yet attained health test scores must be declared.
HD - BVA scores of less than 20 with a maximum of 12 in one side ie. 12:8 or 8:12. SV A stamp, normal, fast normal, or noch zugelassen
ED - For dogs born after 31/1219, an elbow score of 0 or 1 (BVA) or an A stamp (SV), normal, fast normal, noch zugelassen is required to enter a BRG show from 18 months upwards (This would also be a requirement for issue of a GSDL Health Certificate.
DNA - (Blood test) SV (usually done at time of SV HD/ED X-ray) In the UK obtainable from `Animal DNA Diagnostics`
Any additional health tests may be recorded on the Certificate but are not a pre requisite for entry to a GSDL BRG Event
German Shepherd Dog League of Great Britain
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