German Shepherd Dog Breed Betterment Registry

Name: Judith Kelly Walters     (Send e-mail)
City/State: Avoca, Mich.
Country: USA
Home Page:
Date of Entry: April 27th, 2005 at 11:16
How you found us: American GSD list
Dog's Name: Midnight Suns Stealin Hearts
Dog's Call name: Cassie
Dog's Registration No.: DL51107701
Dog's Sex: Female
Frozen semen available: N/A
Chilled semen available: N/A
Dog's color:
DNA Profile Number: (Not given)
OFA Hips Number: GS44942E26F
OFA Elbows Number: EL5553
Left Distration Index: (Not given)
- Degenerative Joint Disease: No
- Cavitation: No
- Comments: No comments added
Right Distration Index: (Not given)
- Degenerative Joint Disease: No
- Cavitation: No
- Comments: No comments added
OVC Hips and Elbows Number: (Not given)
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: (Not given)
Canine Eye Registry Foundation Certification No: (Not given)
Cardiac Certification No: (Not given)
Patella Certification No: (Not given)
VwD Certification: No
Hemophila Free Certification: No
Pancreatic Certification: No
DM Flash Test: Unknown
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: (None)
Other Titles:
Number of Litters: Two with me
Problems observed
while whelping:
Cassie had c-section. A bitch pup in second litter euthanized due to suspected pancreas-malabsorbtion problem. "This bitch ate ravenously and continued to lose weight . Weight dropped to 39 lbs and it was at that time we decided to end her suffering
Age observed: at one year
Any littermates
still owned?
Owned littermates
problems observed:
Age observed:
Problems observed
at a later date:
The littermate to the euthanized bitch pup referenced above is now losing weight, does not have a good appetite and has now been diagnosed with Epilepsy..
Age observed: 25 months
Aware of any
other problems:
Number of Progeny overall: 4
Progeny in each litter: 2 surving first litter, 2 second
Number of siblings: Not known
Dog's date of birth: 15 December 1993
Dog's date of death: March 2005
Age at time of death: 11 yrs, 3 mths approx
Sire: CH. Midnight Suns Double Trouble
Dam: Hamfergs Do Me A Phavor
Dog's diet: Kibble/Dry Premium Grade, Raw
Supplements: Overall combo (multi-vitamins)
Every 3+ yrs
Not known
Lymes Disease:
Not known
Vaccination types: Five-in-one combo
Titers used: No
Spayed/neutered: Not done/NA
Health problems: Perianal Fistulas
Age health
problems presented:
Apparently due to large amount of scar tissue , ongoing. No external fissures till later
Diagnosed by
DM Flash Test used: No
Breeder notified of
Health Problems:
Cause of death: Perianal Fistulas; Fistulas became uncontrollable
This dog's death was related to her health problems and was euthanised
Confirmed?: The dog's death was confirmed by a veterinarian
Breeder notified? No
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... When we purchased her we noticed her anal area had a peculiar wrinkled look. No external fissures at that time. This was the first dog we have had with fistulas so I didn't know what we were looking at. Would not have bred her had we known.
Pedigree URL:
(Sire side)
(CH. Midnight Suns Double Trouble)
Vom Feuer See's Instant Charm TC, C.D. OFA17148-T Sel.CH. Bel Vista's Joey Baby R.O.M OFA6285 Bel Vistas Laredo
Deidra v Knaffel-Hof
Bel Vistas Tammy Lou C.D. OFA12631-T CH. Van Cleves Edge
Bel Vistas Brianna
Majestic Mountains Bleu Bayou AM.CAN.CH. Legendaires Skywalker OFAGS14285 Sel.CH. Linnloch Sundown v Freya OFAGS9075-T
Kobuks Daisy of Legendaire
Vom Feuer See's Jade OFAGS18352-T CH. Bel Vistas Invador GS10346-T
Bel Vistas Tammy Lou OFA12631-T
(Dam side)
(Hamfergs Do Me A Phavor)
CH. Covy Tucker Hills Montezuma OFAGS21180FM-T S#.AM.CAN.CH. Covy's Mazarati of Tucker Hill ROM, OFAGS9806 Coberts Sirocco of Windigail ROM, OFAGS8400
GV.CH. Covy's Rosemary of Tucker Hill ROM, OFAGS5097
Covy's Argentina of Tucker Hill OFAGS18508 CH. Covy Tucker Hills Durango OFAGS7642
CH. Covy Tucker Hills Rosita ROM OFAGS7283
Lincolnwoods Cristyl OFA EL1533F77 CH. Hoheneichens Kellum Toma of Lor-Locke & Fran-Jo
CH. Quincy v Hoheneichen C.D. OFAGS7177
Lincolnwoods Fara CH. V Nassaus Primus Flying ROM
CH. Lincolnwoods Wildcat

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