January 11, 2020

A Second Way to Obtain a Körung (KKL)

The New Alternative to Obtain a Körung The alternate and easier path to a körung are as follows: Formal Certification: Hips Elbows DNA ZAP 1 (Wesen […]
January 2, 2020

Breeding License

Do you need a license to breed dogs or, more specifically, German Shepherd Dogs?  Legally, no. Ethically, yes.   There is a “breeding license” program in place […]
January 1, 2020

Wesen Test ZAP FAQ

Who does the assessment?  SV licensed judges with the BW designation are approved by the SV to judge the ZAP test. From here in out referred […]
January 1, 2020

SV ZAP Two – Working Test (Arbeitsteil)

The following videos show the three phases of the ZAP Part-Two: Phase A Phase B Phase C
January 1, 2020

Wesensüberprüfung ZAP1 and ZAP2

Wesensüberprüfung ages 9 – 13 months: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Highlight video from a ZAP Part One seminar: ZAP […]
January 1, 2020

Zap Test (Wesen) Part One – The Purpose?

The German Shepherd Dog (GSD) is the most versatile breed of dog in the World, which is why it is a widely used service dog in […]
January 1, 2020

Wesensüberprüfung – Wesen Test – What is it?

November 6, 2019

A New Activity for Ziva

Now that the Blog has worked out some of it’s bugs, I can publish some of these older posts. Ziva has been such a hard, honest […]
June 20, 2019

Wesensbeurteilung Test

The Wesensbeurteilung Test also known as the Wesenprufing or Wesen Test, is now a requirement in Germany for GSD between the age of 9 – 13 […]