Questions and facts about us and our breeding program for the Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherd...
What is your Foster Breeding Program?
How long have you been breeding Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherds?
We have been breeding German Shepherds for 32 years, just recently in the last 5 years we met a SV judge from Germany at a trial and he introduced us to the Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherd Breed. We were sold!
Explain the main differences of your Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherds and your Black and Red West German Show Lines.
As far as temperament goes the White Swiss Shepherd, Berger Blanc Suisse has a gentler disposition. They may be more aloof with strangers but are very loyal to their family. They are extremely smart and are great for service, tracking, agility, herding and some even IPO like our girl Alabaster!
Conformation differences with a Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherd and the West German Show Lines.
The Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherds have a longer straight back. They are larger boned. Because of thier conformation they excel in agility and can jump a 6 foot fence and out run my showlines for a ball.
What club papers do the Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherd have?
Our puppies come with UKC papers. We choose not to register them with the AKC because they do not recognize the breed. They could be registered as a German Shepherd with the AKC color white, but when the AKC decides to recognize the breed like the FCI and the UKC do, those registered as a german shepherd will not be changed to Berger Blanc Suisse, White Suisse, White Shepherd.
What is an FCI registration?
It is an International Club registration (akc,ukc are clubs) so you can participate competitions in other countries.
What is the difference of Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherd, White Shepherd?
Nothing. In the US the UKC calls the Berger Blanc Suisse a White Shepherd, they used to have them listed as Berger Blanc Suisse some of my dogs are papered that way, they changed over and the words mean the same. Not to be confused with dogs registered as German Shepherd Color White. A true Berger Blanc Suisse will have dark pigment.
Can my dog participate in AKC, UKC, or AWSA shows?
Should Berger Blanc Suisse, White Swiss Shepherds be bred with a German Shepherd color white?
Can I register a UKC dog FCI?
Yes, there is a way to do so. You can register your dog with the kennel club of Puerto Rico, they are the only US territory that recognizes the breed. Once you recieve those papers, you can register with the FCI. Why would you ever do this? Only if you want to participate in International FCI competitions.
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