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January 2012

Long Coat Verification Day

The GSDCV will be holding the following event (beginning prior to Breed Survey) as follows

Long Coat Verification Day
Date: Sunday 19th February
Time: 11am
Venue: KCC Park
If you have an entire Long Coated German Shepherd born before the 1/1/2012 that you wish to Show/Breed Survey you will need to have the coat verified by 3 GSDCA Specialist Judges.

Please bring your dogs Kennel Control Registration Certificate. Your dog must be positively identified ie tattoo/microchip

Long Stock Coat GSD's

See attached details regarding Changes to the requirements for the registration, exhibition and breeding of German Shepherd Dog (Long Stock Coat)

This includes the changes to the GSD Breed Standard and the process for reclassification of animals borm prior to Jan 1st 2012, and classification for those born after Jan 1st 2012

Read the press release from the GSDCA here

Attached is the ANKC application and verification form (updated March 2012)


Attached is the notice for the 51st Annual General Meeting of the German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia, to be held on February 11th and 12th 2012

Victoria will be represented by President Vince Ebejer

Read the complete agenda here

GSDCV Perpetual Trophy Winners 2011

Congratulations to the winners of the following GSDCV Inc. conformation Perpetual Trophies for the 2011 year. The awards for these and other trophies will be presented at the Club AGM on 18th March 2012.
Specialist Dog of the year:  *Ch. Orrinshir Elton John 'A' 'Z' ET
Specialist Bitch of the year:  *Ryzack Alexa 'A' 'Z'
Schneider Trophy:  *Ch. Orrinshir Elton John 'A' 'Z' ET
Puppy of the Year:  Bodecka Xrated

Please Note:  Kennel results for scoring of the Erich Orschler Annual Breeders Trophy must be submitted to the GSDCV Trophy Officer, Ian Urie (at no later than 14th February 2012.  Rules for the trophy can be seen here

Full point score results can be found here

Breeders of animals which gained the grading of “Excellent” for the first time during 2011 may make application to the Secretary (on the form included in the December Shepherd News) for a Breeders Award of Merit plaque which will be presented at the 2012 AGM.