German Shepherd Dog Breed Betterment Registry

Name: Phyllis Call     (Send e-mail)
City/State: Kailua, Hawai'i 96734
Country: USA
Home Page: http://Do not have one
Date of Entry: June 18th, 2005 at 02:03
How you found us: American GSD list
Dog's Name: Brandalyn's Sweet Charity
Dog's Call name: Charity
Dog's Registration No.: Lost AKC papers
Dog's Sex: Female
Frozen semen available: N/A
Chilled semen available: N/A
Dog's color:
DNA Profile Number: Did not do
OFA Hips Number: Lost records---but cleared OFA
OFA Elbows Number: Did not do`
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: Did not do
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: Did not do
Canine Eye Registry Foundation Certification No: Did not do
Cardiac Certification No: Did not do
Patella Certification No: Did not do
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: 3
Problems observed
while whelping:
Megaesophagus -- 1 in the 1st and 2nd litters. Went on to live long lives.
Age observed: 6 - 9 weeks of age
Any littermates
still owned?
Owned littermates
problems observed:
Age observed:
Problems observed
at a later date:
DSM raised its ugly head---1 in her 1st litter; 3 in her 2nd litter; 1 in her last litter.
Age observed: On set from 6 - 9 years of age
Aware of any
other problems:
Number of Progeny overall: 17
Progeny in each litter: 9, 5, 3
Number of siblings: 0
Dog's date of birth: 1988
Dog's date of death: Unknown 1997
Age at time of death: 8 yrs, 12 mths approx
Sire: Ri'Jo's Quest of Suncool OFA
Dam: Ri Jo's Allegro of Brandalyn OFA
Dog's diet: Kibble/Dry Premium Grade
Supplements: Overall combo (multi-vitamins)
Not known
Lymes Disease:
Not known
Vaccination types: Five-in-one combo
Titers used: No
Spayed/neutered: Not done/NA
Health problems: Other (please describe), Charity died at 9 years of age from a bleed from an untied blood vessel when she was spayed. Very healthy dog.
Age health
problems presented:
9 years old
Diagnosed by
DM Flash Test used: No
Breeder notified of
Health Problems:
Cause of death: Other (please describe); Died from an untied blood vessel when she was spayed.
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? Yes
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... Charity was a very healthy dog. Unfortunately she produced DSM. The DSM problem was magnified when she was bred to dogs who also produced DSM
Pedigree URL: (Not known)
(Sire side)
(Ri'Jo's Quest of Suncool OFA)
Timothy of Clayfield OFA 26 (Litter brother to Clayfield Smithfield Jordan ROM) Sel CH Karagin's Crusader OFA32 ROM Sel CH Covy Tucker Hill's Durango OFA31 ROM
Caralon's Illa vd Lockenheim OFA42
Clayfield Devon v Hausmekon ROM Clayfield Brennan OFA27 ROM
Smithfield Harvi v Hausmekon CD
Adriane Riesenblut CD OFA CH Riesenblut's Valor OFA Don't know
Don't know
Riesenblut's Omen Don't know
Don't know
(Dam side)
(Ri Jo's Allegro of Brandalyn OFA)
CH Riesenblut's Yggdrasil CD OFA CH Kallander's Incan Warrior OFA Ch. Kubistraum's Kane ROM
Covy's Calle of Tucker Hill CD
Riesenblut's Lodestar OFA Don't know
Don't know
Ri-Jo's Take the Money 'n Run OFA CH Prometheus of Nordlicht OFA CH Doppelt Tays Hawkeye
Naydans Zarra
Riesenblut's Walkure CD OFA Don't know
Don't know

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