HIPS, DNA, BH, AD, SchH1 or IPO1, Kkl.1,2, and a Show grade min.
TATTOO: essential ear identification of a GSD - for all
the tests referred to.
HIPS: an 'a' stamp 'pass grade' for breeding.
DNA: is a scientific genetic check of the parentage.
BH: is a traffic of life test, people, bikes, other dogs,
cars, obedience, temperament.
AD: is a physical endurance and fitness test - 12 mile
trotting, with check stops every 4 miles.
SchH & IPO: are tests for tracking, obedience,
protection. essential qualities of a GSD.
Kkl.1 & 2: pass grades for a very thorough Breed Survey
of the GSD, (includes temperament test)
SHOW GRADE: exhibited under an SV judge and graded Good