Alta-Tollhaus German Shepherd Dogs are bred according to the FCI (SV) Breed Standard. "The Shepherd should be stamped with a look of quality and nobility, difficult to define but unmistakable when present. The good German Shepherd Dog never looks common." (CKC Breed Standard)

FCI Standard No 166 (SV_German Shepherd Dog Standard)
The Standard of the German Shepherd Dog_AKC
German Shepherd Dog_Official UKC Breed Standard
Breed Standard for the German Shepherd Dog_CKC
Choosing a Reputable Breeder_MN Purebred Dog Association
What to Look for When Buying a German Shepherd Puppy
How to Read a Pedigree_Julie Richards-Mostosky
Acronyms, Commands and Terms for the German Shepherd Dog
HD Zuchtwert – Breed Value Assessment Number_Pedigree Database
The Status of Degenerative Myelopathy in German Shepherd Dogs_Peter Kunasz

Quick Reference Guide to Bloat – click on Image to Enlarge!
GDV_Bloat_Quick Reference Guide