Swiss Stud Book

Posted January 31st, 2012 by Bryan

In 1917, AKC registered the first white Tracy Shepherd breeding. By the sixties White Shepherd became popular in the U.S., mainly through television. For example, these dogs become family Rockefeller. The first White Shepherd Club was established in 1964 in California town Sacramento. But in 1968, out of solidarity with the German Shepherd Club of Germany, the American Kennel Club removed from the standard German Shepherd white coat color. At the same time, Canadian fans of German Shepherds no thought the color prohibited, and considered it undesirable characteristics. In 1971, Canadians have opened a club of white shepherd dogs, but since the white sheep was not considered an independent breed, and belonged to a German, it was impossible to legally present in various exhibitions.

Then, in the United States was established an international club of white German shepherd, who was among the first recognized the white color in America and Canada. In the seventies, the Canadian dog owners it was decided to separate from their American counterparts and to open their own breed club called Club White Shepherd Canada. From overseas – back to Europe In Europe, the existence of the US-Canadian White Shepherd learned only in 1970, when, because of Canada were brought to the first representatives of the "new" breed. It was at this time, several representatives of this breed has got to Switzerland. Male Lobo, who was born in 1966, was listed the Swiss Stud Book. In many countries, particularly in GollandiiiShveytsarii, breed officially registered under the name "white sheep", and the German dog lovers called it "the white US-Canadian sheepdog. " It became the official name of the breed since 1998.

The Germans, although from time to time and published photos of white shepherd dogs, but every time I repeat that the white color is not provided for the breed standard. But the Society staronemetskih Shepherd saw a white dog to its cultural heritage and leadership began to cry for its preservation, which has another white shepherd from Germany, has a European origin (based on a German shepherd dog 's). In 1982 a small European country of Luxembourg, a white Shepherd recognized the UCI (World Canine Organisation, an alternative FCI). In 1984, after she was given the name of the US-Canadian shepherd dog, breed, finally, recognized by the Germans who organized the Union of White Shepherds. Finally, in 2002, Switzerland has applied to the FCI and a white shepherd dog registered as a new breed of White Swiss Shepherd. Features breed As in America, and in German Shepherd white differ vigor, strength, well-developed muscles, they also have guard qualities. New-fangled notions of "correct" the addition of a German Shepherd, fortunately, did not affect ekserer white dogs. They are characterized by proportioned, body length slightly exceeds the height at the withers. Wool has the ability to clear itself, so the dog must comb every day only during the period molt.

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