German Shepherd Dog




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by Ricardo E. Carbajal & Johannes Grewe
Hopefully we will all live to see the day when the German Shepherd dog world will be under the same concept, that of a well-structured, perfectly balanced dog capable of performing at the highest known levels. Perhaps we will see the day when fashion gives way to balance and the Golden Middle rises supreme, not as a choice among many, but rather as the only sensible option. In the meantime, on the eve of the centennial celebration of the "king of breeds" on this earth, let us remember the final plea of its founder, Max von Stephanitz's last words to his good friend Muller on his deathbed,
"Take this trouble for me:
make sure my German Shepherd Dog remains a WORKING dog, for I have struggled all my life long for that aim".

Team True Haus WDA (Working Dogs of America)
WDA Obedience Trial 6-30-2018 results 9394154893 
WDA Fall Trial 11-17&18-2018  2104351537 
This page was updated on  10/2/2018
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Zanzibar z Ladsteina
Svv1, BH, Fpr1, IPO1, IPO2, CGC, BN, FO, P1S, P1
korung: 5CV5/55P
AKC# DN43948002
Suchno: 67287/13
Hips a normal, Elbows normal
Date of birth: 3-16-2013
Black Sable
height 26 inches
weight 86 pounds
Zan's dam is a full sister to Back Slowakia Idol, and Zan is so much like Back it is hard to tell them apart.
Strong black sable with massive head, outstanding expression with world-class performance abilities.
Great proportions, good top line, powerfully built front and correct angulation with firm back. Athletic and quick to do anything asked of him.
True working character with great desire to perform. Shows an excellent relationship with his handler in obedience with reliable fast reactions to the commands.
Steady and sure, impossible to find fault, always full of self-confidence with nerves of steel.
Shows impeccable manners inside and outside, loves children and has no interest in other dogs.
Totally non-threatening character unless challenged.
Zan's Grand sire is the well know:
No other dog has ever accomplished what he has - winning the German Championship, the 7 Laenderwettkampf three times,
and then reaching the pinnacle by winning the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 3 Times in a row.
This has never been done before, and will most likely not be done again anytime soon.
9-3-17 Zan went to his first AKC dog show and did very well. He earned his CGC and trialed 3 days for his BN.
He placed each day with very nice scores 197 1/2 and a 198 1/2 for first out of 8 dogs.
I could not be any happier with how well he handled all of the new experiences. Lots of different breeds of dogs in very close quarters.
Working in a building and having to hang out from 8 am to 3:30 before it was his turn. What a great temperament he has.
9-24-17 Zan passed his FO in Oregon at the Rogue Valley SDA trail. He had a very nice score of 96.9 and was High in Trial for obedience.
10-21-17 Zan earned his P1S with first place, 96.5 obedience and 94.2 protection. That nice score also gave him High in Trial Protection!
4-22-18 Zan and our granddaughter Dakota earn his Protection Dog (P1) title with first place.
She has only had an opportunity to work him him at our Sunday class for a few weeks.
This shows how clear in his head he is to be able to work for a different handle in a very short time.
This was Dakota's first protection trial and she did a excellent job. We are very proud of her and Zan.
Zanizbar's Pedigree
For more pictures of Zanizbar click here
This is Hanka a daughter from Zan  (248) 923-6470  
Lincoln vom True Haus
FO, BN, CGC, P1, P1S, BH, PSOB1, CD, GN, Apr1
AKC # DN46083501
hips: OFA Good, Elbows Normal
Date of birth: 5-18-2016
Weight: 83 pounds
You can find information on Link's sire Back on this page page half-convicted
You can find information on Hanwna, Link's dam on this page  here
Large, black sable, exceptional in every way. He brings back the old-style heavy bone type along with tremendous working abilities.
He has the legendary look of the East German bloodlines along with the superior temperament and performance qualities of the West German working lines.
Transitions between active and passive behavior perfectly on command. Shows an excellent relationship with his handler in obedience
with reliable fast reactions to the commands. Steady and sure, impossible to find fault, always full of self-confidence with nerves of steel.
4-22-18 Link was a bit full of himself as we took the field for his Protection dog 1 sleeve title. But he pulled it together and earned a nice score of 87.5 for protection.
5-10-18 Link earned his first leg of his CD title with 193 points and second place.
6-30-2018 Link earned his Protection Sport Obedience one PSOB1 with a very nice score 96.5!
Click here for a vidoe of Links PSOB1
8-25-18 Link working at the Orland Police K9 Demo  (713) 577-9567
9-3-18 We were very pleased with how Link handled the 3 days of computation this last weekend. He finished his CD title, then moved up to the Graduate Novice class.
He earned two legs for that title. One with second place and the other with 188 first place.
9-22-18 Link finished his GN title with first place and a nice score of 190.
10-6-18 Link and I took a road trip to Oregon to the Rouge Valley Schutzhund club and he earned his Apr1.
Link's Pedigree
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the girls

11-19-2016 Western Region Regional SDA Trial
Police Dog 3, (PD3).............. Wow! Brook & Gina are the first GSD dogs ever to earn this title in SDA !!
Two very strong females showing everyone how it's done! We could not be more proud.
In some of the worst weather we have ever trialed in, the rain never stopped all day.

SchH BH, FO, PD1, P1(H), P2S, PD2, P2(H), PD3, PD3(H), BN, CD, CGC
AKC# DN37689701
Tattoo-Nr. 44735
hips a normal (0/0), elbows normal (0/0)
Date of birth 3/12/2012
height 22 inches
weight 65 pounds
Brook has very good body type built for performance with strong bones,
broad powerful head and muzzle with terrific expression.
Highly motivated to work, retrieving instinct pronounced, will do anything for a ball.
Enthusiastic and enjoys performing for the handler.
Superior bonding capability with the handler and naturally guidable, follows the obedience commands without hesitation. In protection work she is highly determined, barking is consistent and strikes quickly to the sleeve, hits hard with serious guarding in the out phase.
7-5-14    Brook and I traveled across country to the PetU SDA trial in Milwaukee.
She did an awesome job earning first place over 7 dogs in the Protection 1 (P1) title.
She passed her obedience with a great score of 96 and earned a honor title by passing her protection with a 92.5 on an honor decoy that she has never seen.
Once again she shows us she is just the kind of dog we love to have in our breeding program.
3-22-15    Brook earned her Police Dog 2 (PD2) with first place. She did her call off with such speed and accuracy both judges were very impressed.
She puts her all into everything I ask of her.
8-31-15    Brook earned her BN title, 3 legs in 3 shows. She finished with second place out of 8 dogs with a very nice score of 195!
9-21-15    Brook has now added her CD title, 3 legs in 3 shows. All legs with second place and one with a very nice score of 190 1/2.
4-29-16 Book worked very hard at her Police Dog 3 title. She did great on her obedience portion earning 93.5.
She was off to a great start on her protection portion finishing the field work only down 11.5 points.
She did not complete the building search, maybe next time. We are still very pleased with her hard work.
11-19-16 Brook and I were back on the field to try the Police Dog 3 title for a second time. Even though I felt very confident a few days before the trial, day of I was not so sure.
The sky was dark the rain pouring and everyone watching or on the field was dressed in rain gear with hoods. They all looked like bad guys!
For Brook this was not a problem. She knew her job and did it very well. She passed her PD3 with honors, she also earned the judge's choice trophy.
She is the first dog to pass this title with honors and one of the first two GSD to have earned it. She had an excellent score in her obedience portion of 91.1 and protection of 90.5.
She is always so easy to work and she just loves to please me.
5-6-17 Brook is now the very first dog to earn a Police Dog 3 (PD3) title at an SDA Championship trial. She did her job very well and took firts place on two honor decoys she has not seen ;-)
For more pictures of Brook click here
This is one of our Back and Brook's pups BADEN 7084741293     

Protection Dog 1 Muzzle.............. Wow! Gina is the first dog ever to earn this title in SDA !!
Well done and Congratulations to Brian & Gina.

  Gina vom Burgereck
SchH BH, CGC, CD, GN, FO, P1, OB1, OB2, P1M, PD1, PD2, P2S, PD3x2
AKC# DN36467701, SDA# 13-007-CA
Hips a normal, elbows normal
Date of birth: 4-21-2011
height 22 inches
weight 64 pounds
Gina has a beautiful head, correct ear set, with a very alert expression.
Strong body type built for performance, very good angulation and excellent fluid movement. Desire to bond and perform for the handler is extraordinary. Steady temperament with remarkable capacity for learning. Continuously demonstrates well developed desire to please the handler and is highly responsive to the obedience commands. Secure and steady tracking behavior. Highly determined in protection, hits hard with full grips and serious guarding in the out phase. Transitions between aggression and prey drive easily demonstrating a flashy and powerful performance. Gina is always enthusiastic and enjoys working, able to concentrate and focus on task easily.
4-27-13    Gina passed her FO (Family Obedience) title with a very nice score of 89.5 earning her first place out of 15 dogs.
She then when back on the field to earn her P1 (Protection Dog 1) title. We are very pleased with how well she handled the stress of trialing.
She always eager to work and easy to handle.
11-6-13    Brian and Gina have now added thier schutzhund BH title.
11-23-13    Brian and Gina have now added thier Police Dog 1 (PD1) title.
3-29-14    Zelda and Gina entered their first AKC trial. It was an ugly day with pouring rain. But they toughed it out and did an awesome job.
They earned their first leg for their CD title with First place and a very nice score of 188!
3-22-15     Susan and Gina are now working together. They just added their Police Dog 2 (PD2) title! Nice job.
5-31-15     Susan and Gina have now earned their CD title with a great score of 192. Good job girls ;-)
12-5-15    Susan & Gina earned theor P2S title with first place. They only had two weeks to get ready with Gina weening her litter. Very nice.
4-2-16 Susan & Gina entered two shows in 1 day and earned two legs to finish their GN title taking first place in the second show.
11-19-2016 Susan and Gina just earned their Police Dog 3 (PD3) title! This is the toughest title SDA has to offer.
It was not an easy job and they both put in many hours of training to achieve such a demanding title. Great job girls!
Wish it had not been in the pouring rain so we could have gotten lots of nice pictures, we were not that lucky.
But knowing the weather conditions just makes this WIN even sweeter.
4-2-17 Susan and Gina earned their PD3 for the second time.
10-21-17 Susan and Gina earned their OB2 with a very nice score of 90.2!
To see more pictures of Gina   click here
This is one of our Chan and Gina's pups KAYDA  click here    
Vicky Spod Mazlova
Zvv1, BN, CGC
korung: 5CKV5/45P
AKC# DN51965001
Suchno: 72116/15
Hips a normal, Elbows normal
Date of birth: 9-30-2015
Black Sable
height 24 inches
weight 70 pounds
Large and muscular black sable, with captivating expression, strong head, very good proportions with excellent substance.
Shows an excellent relationship with her handler and has no interest in other dogs.
Very good in protection, comes to the sleeve fast, commuted with full grips. Enthusiastic and enjoys working.
8-17-18 Vicky went to her first AKC dog show. This was a 2 1/2 hour drive then into a building crowed with dogs and people she had never seen.
She was very calm and confident. Happy to hang out in her crate until time to work. Then in the ring she preformed like she had done this many times.
She earned two legs for her BN title both with nice scores 197.5 and 192, both were first place. Exactly how we would like all of our dog to react.
9-22-18 Vicky finished her BN title with a very nice score of 194.5
9-29-18 Vicky has now earned her CGC title.
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  Bryta z Vetrneho vrchu
AKC: DN53279701
Date of birth: 5-10-2016
Hips 0/0, Elbows 0/0
height 24 inches
weight 67 pounds
Bryta has a broad and powerful head with captivating expression.
She is strong and muscular, striking black sable, with superior temperament.
Very confident and calm in new places, friendly and outgoing with new people.
Her disposition showing great train-ability and has the genetic capability to learn quickly.
Superior bonding capability with the handler and naturally guide-able, follows the obedience commands willingly.
Very happy and playful, enjoys doing protection work.
3-15&16-18 Bryta entered her first AKC trial and earned two legs of her BN title.
The first day she took second place with 194 1/2 and the next day she had a very nice 192. We are very pleased with how she handled the trial ring ;-)
3-31-18 Bryta earned her FO with a very nice score of 97.6 giving her second place out of 24 dogs.
4-22-18 Bryta earned her Protection dog 1 (P1) title with second place a very nice protection score of 88 points.
5-5-2018 Bryta has now earned her BN title with sencond place scorning 189 for her third leg. Nice job.  
(619) 239-4904
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  Remmie vom True Haus
SchH BH, CGC, BN, CD, FO, P1S, P1(H), PD1, PA, OB2, P2S, P2, PD2, P3S, PSOB1
AKC # DN36972707
OFA Good
Date of birth: 6-17-2013
height 24 inches
Weight: 68 pounds
You can find information on Remmie's sire Trigger on this page  9739065102
You can find information on Cat, Remmie's dam on this page  here
Remmie is showing us every day just what we would hope to get in any of our puppies.
Broad head and muzzle with terrific expression. Muscular and strong body type built for performance.
Highly trainable, steady temperament with remarkable capacity for learning. Her desire to bond and perform for the handler is extraordinary.
Highly motivated to work. She is enthusiastic and enjoys working, will do anything for a ball.
In protection she hits hard showing great power, along with full hard grips under pressure.
5-29-15    Remmie has now earned her BN title. Three shows, three legs 190, 191 1/2 and 193. We are very happy with how she is growing up.  
6-14-15    Remmie showed us once again what she is made of.
She was entered in the SDA Championship in Pennsylvania to do the Protection Dog 1.
One week before the trial Goodie's dog Reika came up lame, and Goodie was not going to make the trip we had all planed for almost a year.
I asked her if she would trial Remmie for me so we could all have a dog to work. To my surprise Goodie said yes!
So with only the 5 day road trip to bond, Goodie and Remmie stepped on the trial field. On Saturday they tried the Police Dog 1 but fell short of the needed score to pass.
But then on Sunday they stepped it up for the Championship and earned their Protection Dog 1 with HONORS (P1H).
To receive an honor title the dog must earn 90 or above (Remmie's score was 92) in the protection phase on an honor decoy they have not worked before.
They placed third for the P1's. We are so very proud of Goodie taking on a dog she had never worked, and Remmie putting forth all she has to make this all come out good.
12-5-15    Remmie back at work with her litter just 8 weeks old. Goodie wanted to finish what she started in June the PD1.
Congratulations to you and Remmie for a job well done. It is very hard to trial a dog you are not living with.
11-18-16 Susan and Remmie earned their OB2 with first place and an excellent score of 91.4 ;-)
4-2-17 Now adding Remmie's P2S with first place, nice job Susan.
9-3-17 Susan and Remmie finished their CD title. They had a very nice run with a 191 1/2 for first place out of 10 dogs for their second leg
and finished with second place for their third leg.
9-24-17 Susan and Remmie traveled to Oregon and add a P2 title to their list of accomplishments, nice job!
10-21-17 Susan and Remmie have now earned their Police Dog 2 (PD2) with first place very nice obedience of 90 points.
A small set back in the protection when the decoy steeped on Remmie's foot making her mad so the next out took two commands ;-)
This hurt her score a bit but showed her commitment to holding on to someone that may try to hurt you.
4-22-18 Susan and Remmie earned her Protection dog 3 sleeve (P3S) title with second place a very nice protection score of 82 points.
6-30-18 Susan and Remmie earned their Protection Sport Obedience one title PSOB1.
To see picture of Remmie growing up click here
  Abbie vom True Haus
SchH BH, CGC, BN, CD, GN, CDX, FO, P1, PD1, P1S, P2
AKC# DN41367004
OFA Good prelim
Date of birth: 11-23-2014
height 24 inches
weight 67 pounds
You can find information on Abbie's sire Olex, and dam Mi-Jose Cayenne (Cat) on our past dog page here
Abbie has a broad and powerful head with captivating expression.
Correct structure, good bone strength, fantastic muscle tone and strong body type built for performance.
Friendly and outgoing disposition showing great trainability and has the genetic capability to learn quickly.
Superior bonding capability with the handler and naturally guidable, follows the obedience commands willingly.
Performs obedience exercises with naturally good drive. Pronounced retrieving instinct and loves to play with a ball.
Barking is strong and consistent showing great intensity in the hold and bark exercise.
Full commitment at all times, demonstrating full and hard grips on the sleeve, out behavior is clean and crisp with tremendous guarding.
We feel Abbie has grown up to be exactly what we look for in our breeding females.
4-2-15 Abbie has now finished her BN title with a first place and nice score of 191 1/2.
4-29-16 Abbie earned her Police Dog 1 (PD1) title with first place and a protection score of 91 points.
I was very pleased with how well she worked in protection after a very humbling obedience routine.
The wind was blowing and she is still very much a puppy at heart at just 18 months of age she took full advantage of her "puppy cuteness" ;-)
6-25-16 Abbie has now earned her first leg of her CD title with a first place and nice score of 188 1/2.
10-23-16 Abbie held it together and earned her BH. It was a nice, cool trial and damp grass, and she is still enough puppy that this was a real test for her.
11-19-16 Abbie earned her P1S with first place in the pouring rain. She always puts her all into what she does;-)
7-22-17 Abbie and I took a road trip to Reno NV and she earned her first leg for her GN title with first place and very niece score of 188 1/2.
1-14-2018 Abbie earned her first leg of her CDX title with second place out of 15 entries.
3-15&16-18 Abbie earned her CDX title. All 3 legs were first place with her earning High in Trial with her second leg very nice score of 189 1/2.
She is always a pleasure to trial she has such enthusiasm to please all of the time.
4-12&13-18 Abbie has finishwd her GN title. Once again all 3 legs with first place and two of them 188 1/2 and the other 190.
4-22-18 Abbie once again gave it her all for the Protection Dog 2 (P2) title. This is a suit class with a very active agitated greeting to get it started.
She earned 91.4 for her obedience and 86.2 for protection. Nice job Abbie.
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I would like to share a few words that express my thoughts on breeding working German Shepherds.
   There was a Germany before WW2 and all the German Shepherds came from that stock. What made the DDR program keep the dogs healthier and in some ways stronger in character is not the fact that they were bred in the northeastern part of the former unified Germany. It was because of the regulations the East government set for their police and working breeds after removing these breeds from the kennel club control and regulating their breeding programs governmentally.  The dogs all came from the same place. But went into different directions because of different breed regulations and controls. Since the fall of the DDR and Germany's reunification, the West (SV) regulations have been the only regulations in place. And we all saw the direction the West dogs had gone with their attitude about breeding. There were some isolated breeders in Germany (West) who bred according to their own standard they set for themselves. Greif comes from one of those, as did dogs like Bussecker Schloss etc.    My point to all this is that it matters most how dogs are bred, NOT WHERE.
Some dogs in West Germany, or Czech, or Holland, or Belgium, or Austria, or Switzerland were awesome. The fact that nobody seemed to care how these dogs were used in breeding is what caused the problems. It is getting very hard to find any good DDR stock.
There is no more DDR regulation stock.
So you have to settle for pedigrees with DDR dogs in them.
My point is that people slapping dogs who go back to DDR lines together does not make it a DDR dog, even if they claim 100%.
DDR dogs are German dogs anyway. The reason they were not messed up was because of the regulations the DDR had. Nobody follows those regulations, so there are no more DDR dogs.
Once again my point to this is:
     dogs who produced the same traits are important

Discussed and agreed upon by Armin Winkler and Jim Reed

Just who is looking after you and your family?
A German Shepherd dog is naturally equipped with what it takes to do the job better than any sensory system man has made. It can hear and sense danger where a video surveillance system does not, and can chase after any intruder and stop them. It can tell the difference between an intruder and a family time or at night.





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We have questions all of the time about the height and weight of our dogs. We have added that information by each dog. So we thought maybe we should add the standards for height and weight of the German Shepherd dog:
From Schutzhund USA web page: Size/Weight
Males: Height at the wither 60 cm to 65 cm.
Height 60 cm is equal to 23 inches. Height 65 cm is equal to 26 inches.
Weight 30 kg to 40 kg.
Weight 30 kg is equal to 66 pounds. Weight 40 kg is equal to 88 pounds.
Females: Height at the wither 55 cm to 60 cm.
Height 55 cm is equal to 21 inches. Height 60 cm is equal to 23 inches.
Weight 22 kg - 32 kg
Weight 22 kg is equal to 48 pounds. Weight 32 kg is equal to 70 pounds.
From AKC web page :
The desired height for males at the top of the highest point of the shoulder blade is 24 to 26 inches; and for bitches, 22 to 24 inches.

Our kennel was inspected by AKC on June 8-2016.
This is what the inspector had to say:
The breeder was in compliance with all rules and regulations with the AKC and should be commended on the overall care and condition of her dogs as well as the organization of her paperwork.
To see the full report CLICK HERE



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True Haus Kennel is located in Oroville, CA. North of Sacramento. We have a complete training facility here for your German Shepherd dog or Malinois.


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