German Shepherd Dog Breed Betterment Registry

Name: Paula Segest McCollough     (Send e-mail)
City/State: Slocomb, Alabama
Country: USA
Home Page: http://None
Date of Entry: August 11th, 2006 at 23:57
How you found us: American GSD list
Dog's Name: Valdegas Tuff as Nails Kid
Dog's Call name: TANK
Dog's Registration No.: DN06613907
Dog's Sex: Male
Frozen semen available: N/A
Chilled semen available: N/A
Dog's color:
DNA Profile Number: None
OFA Hips Number: None ... he has moderate HD
OFA Elbows Number: None ... he has ED
Left Distration Index: Grade 1 ED
- Degenerative Joint Disease: Yes
- Cavitation: No
- Comments: No comments added
Right Distration Index: Grade 2 ED
- Degenerative Joint Disease: Yes
- Cavitation: No
- Comments: No comments added
OVC Hips and Elbows Number: None ... he has both HD & ED!
BRV/AVA/ANKC Scores: Hips
Norberg Angle(Not known)
Subluxation (SL)(Not known)
Cranial acetabular edge (CrAE)(Not known)
Dorsal acetabular Edge (DAE)(Not known)
Cranial Effective acetabular margin (CrEAM)(Not known)
Acetabular fossa (AF)(Not known)
Caudal acetabular Edge (CdAE)(Not known)
Femoral head and neck exostosis (FH)(Not known)
Femoral head recontouring(Not known)
BRV/AVA/ANKC Scores: Elbows Left: (Not known)     Right: (Not known)
GSD Fed'n. S.A. Hip Scores: (Not known)
"a" Stamp ratings (hips): a1Normal: No   a2FastNormal: No   Noch Zugelassen: No
"a" Stamp ratings (elbows): a1Normal: No   a2FastNormal: No   Noch Zugelassen: No
Thyroid Certification No: None
Canine Eye Registry Foundation Certification No: None
Cardiac Certification No: None
Patella Certification No: None
VwD Certification: No
Hemophila Free Certification: Yes
Pancreatic Certification: Yes
DM Flash Test: Not taken
Titles: * Conformation Titles: American/Canadian: (None)
* Conformation Titles: German: (None)
* Performance Titles: (None)
* Obedience Titles: (None)
* German Working Titles: (None)
* Herding Titles: (None)
* Agility Titles: (None)
* Tracking Titles: (None)
* Rally Titles: (None)
* Versatility Titles: (None)
* Working Dog Sport Titles: (None)
* Miscellaneous Titles:
    - CGC, SAR, TD (Therapy)
Other Titles:
Number of Litters: N/A
Problems observed
while whelping:
Age observed:
Any littermates
still owned?
Owned littermates
problems observed:
Age observed:
Problems observed
at a later date:
Age observed:
Aware of any
other problems:
Number of Progeny overall: None
Progeny in each litter: None
Number of siblings: 8
Dog's date of birth: 19 February 2004
Dog's date of death: This dog is still alive
Age at time of death: Cannot determine
Sire: Hylocks's Elijah of Joelle
Dam: Darby-Dan's Werra
Dog's diet: Kibble/Dry Premium Grade
Supplements: Antioxidants, Skin / Coat, Joint / Skeletal, Digestive
Not known
Not known
Lymes Disease:
Not known
Not known
Vaccination types: Seven-in-one combo
Titers used: No
Spayed/neutered: Not done/NA
Health problems: Elbow Dysplasia, Hip Dysplasia, TANK had a problem with his stool being loose for about 4 months. I took him to Auburn University for MANY tests; Sheathers Flotation, Zinc Flotation, Abdomen Ultrasound, Complete Blood Count, Chem Profile and TLI. Nothing abnormal was found.
Age health
problems presented:
Almost 2 yrs. old
Diagnosed by
DM Flash Test used: No
Breeder notified of
Health Problems:
Cause of death: This dog is still alive
Confirmed?: N/a
Breeder notified? N/a
Was the OFA DM DNA test taken? Not known
OFA DM DNA test number:
OFA DM DNA test result: N/A
Did this dog develop DM
during its lifetime?
Too soon to know
If your dog did develop DM,
but tested as Clear or Carrier,
did you notify the OFA or Dr Coates?
Was a necropsy done on this dog? N/A
Did this dog have progeny? N/A
How did the progeny test? N/A
If the progeny of a clear to clear
breeding tested carrier or at risk,
did you notify the OFA or Dr Coates?
Progeny registration number:
Comments... TANK is still thin for his age. He's 2 1/2 yrs old and weighs only 84 lbs. His stool is now firm. Although his OFA report came back with ED & HD, he shows no signs or sympoms of it. He is actively working in SAR and a very happy dog. (I'm writing this Aug. 11, 2006)
Pedigree URL: (Not known)
(Sire side)
(Hylocks's Elijah of Joelle)
CH Joelle's Alvin V Norberge, CD CH Bredwel Jakester of Joelle, CD Jimeni's Montego
Morningold's IBEX
Norberge's Edie Norberge's Charge Him to Me
Norberge's Sweetie
Hylock's I Got U Babe V Merivern CH Asgard's Big Ben of Encore CH Jerico's Gatineau HT
Asgard's Baja of Jolyn
Ve Laur's The Beat Goes On CH Ardic's Stromberg
CH Ve-Laur's Heartbeat of Hylock
(Dam side)
(Darby-Dan's Werra)
VA Shanto's Xano, SCHH III Flick Von Arlette VA Yago Vom Wildsteiger Land, SCHH III, FH
V Ursa Von Arlett, SCHH III
Romy Von Huize Hintdonk, ZH I VA Fedor V Arminius, SCHH III
V Nora Von Huize Hintdonk, SCHH II
SG Metos Palme Visum Von Arminius, SCHH III VA Jeck Vom Noricum, SCHH II, FH, NZ
V Ratta Von Arminius, SCHH II, FH, NZ
Lundevejens Assi Arko Von Der Springer, SCHH III, FH
Ludevejens Putzi

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