This title is awarded to the animal who has reached the highest of all goals - to become the 

Total German Shepherd Dog.  


The animal must have superior conformation, trainability and be sound in both mind and body.  


Current requirements are that the animal must have achieved 

  • Must have at least a "Select" rating at the GSDCA National Specialty Show

  • Must have hips and elbows certified suitable for breeding by the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals.

  • Must pass the GSDCA Temperament Test 

  • Must have earned one of the following:

    • an AKC obedience title

    • an AKC tracking, herding or agility degree

    • a schutzhund degree.

A Reminder:  

ALL of the dogs listed below have achieved at least a "SELECT" rating at the parent club's national specialty show.  The hips and elbows of these dogs have been x-rayed and have been "certified"  by the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA)  

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

 

1996



1997

1998

1999



 

2000

2001

 

2002

 

2003


2004

2005


 2006

2007

Contact: Helen Franklin, AOE Chairman 406 San Miguel Circle, Port Hueneme, CA 93041X805-271-0043