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GSD Health Information Pages
On these pages you will find a variety of information and sources for further references regarding the German Shepherd Dog including health issues in the breed.
Links: Each of the topics below will offer more information on the subjects or health conditons listed. The list below appears as a number of individual links that will when clicked either open a new browser window displaying information relating to your particular topic on an appropriately sourced website or in other instances a document or article will be offered or instigated as a .PDF download for you to view at your leisure on your pc.
****** NEW A STAMP SCHEME INFORMATION ***** Find out what it means and what you need to do
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In 2016 the GSD League of GB introduced their Health Certificate. This documents the dog and their verified health tests. Issued to dogs within the following guidelines:
HIP STATUS: Up to and including a total score of 20 (males & females) with not more than 12 on one hip
ELBOW STATUS: BVA Grade of 0 or 1
Download the form
DNA KITS, PD AND DM TESTS FROM ANIMAL DIAGNOSTICS 01223 395577 (animaldiagnostics.co.uk)
HAEMOPHILIA TESTS KITS FROM IDEXX LABORATIES 0203 7887508 (idexx.co.uk)