Tag Archives: hip dysplasia

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OFA HIP CERTIFICATION GRADE CASE STUDY

(THIS OFA HIP CERTIFICATION CASE STUDY INCLUDES GERMAN SHEPHERDS) CASE STUDY by Dr. Davis at Troy Animal Hospital Used with permission from Dr. Davis After analyzing the data I had received from my survey, I […]

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GERMAN SHEPHERD X-RAY HIP POSITIONING IS CRITICAL FOR OFA CERTIFICATIONS

IT IS CRITICAL THAT GERMAN SHEPHERDS BE PROPERLY POSITIONED FOR X-RAYS THAT WILL BE SUBMITTED TO THE OFA IN ORDER TO RECEIVE ACCURATE OFA HIP EVALUATIONS. (The X-ray above was taken of my dog by […]

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HIP DYSPLASIA by TROY ANIMAL HOSPITAL

German Shepherd Precise X-ray positioning is critical for accurate OFA certifications. Dogs rated with hip dysplasia may pass with accurate positioning. X-ray shown above of my long haired (long coat) German Shepherd dog rated by […]

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LONG HAIRED GERMAN SHEPHERD RECEIVES THREE DIFFERENT OFA HIP RATINGS!!

LONG HAIRED GERMAN SHEPHERD RECEIVES THREE DIFFERENT OFA HIP RATINGS! I bought an expensive 18 month old import working line long haired (long coat) German Shepherd adult male for many thousands of dollars. This dog had […]

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GERMAN SHEPHERD SCHUTZHUND IPO TITLE DEFINITIONS

SCHUTZHUND and IPO TITLE DEFINITIONS FOR LONG COAT GERMAN SHEPHERDS (and other breeds.) Photo of a Red Sable Long Coat (Long Haired) Imported German Shepherd doing Bite Work. A a-stamp ‘a-stamp’ (indicates a passing hip score […]

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LONG COAT (LONG HAIRED) GERMAN SHEPHERD MYTHS AND TRUTHS

INFORMATION ON LONG COATED (LONG HAIRED) GERMAN SHEPHERD MYTHS AND TRUTHS. THIS BLOG INCLUDES THE LONG COAT  (LONG HAIRED) GERMAN SHEPHERD HISTORY, LONG COAT GENES, TEMPERAMENT, LAID BACK TEMPERAMENT MYTH, LACK OF UNDERCOAT MYTH, INTELLIGENCE, […]