Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Valdivia, Chile
Re: Getting a high-quality import dog.
Dog Shows, Schutzhund clubs, seminars, competitions, breeder associations, etc. to start somewhere. There is nothing like a GSD University where you take a class, it is a long journey that takes from many years to forever.
It may depend also on what are your goals. If you are interested in working lines, by example, the start should be to get a dog to train, learn with him or she, get titles, meet a lot of trainers, breeders and their dogs. Your dog to learn first hand the advantages and disadvantages of certain traits, and the dogs of others to compare and decide what you like or not in a dog. And then, only then, to look for foundation dog to start breeding.
Diabla Boroluz, my Daemon; IPO-A1, RH-T A
Akela de Poputchik, my Direwolf; IPO-2, Kkl1
Calais vom Adler Stein; IPO-A1, Kkl1