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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.

 

The German Shepherd Dog Breed Standard

Hip Dysplasia (BVA)

Hip Dysplasia Scheme

Elbow Dysplasia

Anal Furunculosis

Epilespsy

Pituitary Dwarfism  - more info here

Degenerative Myelopathy

Raisin Toxicity

Epilepsy Questionnaire here , leaflet here

 

****** NEW A STAMP SCHEME INFORMATION ***** find out what it means and what you need to do

 

             see  ** HERE **for information document

 

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

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