Schäferhundverein RSV2000 – Competence in Performance and Breeding

German Shepherd lines are genetically different

Keijo Kodis from Finland sent us a scientific article that we are allowed to publish - what we thankfully do.

German Shepherd lines are genetically different

Clarifications to the genetic differentiation of German Shepherds

Why was the research report made?

Is the study scientifically valid?

What about the small sample size?

How were the dogs selected for the study?

Has the research material been selected from a specific breeder’s dogs?

Why can’t the names of the dogs be released to the public?

Are the conclusions really based on the results and does the used method yield valid results?

What is the significance of these results in terms of breeding?

What is the significance of this result?

Does the report say anything about the working abilities of German Shepherds?

How is a good working dog defined?

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