We strongly oppose
to breeding non-pedigree puppies. For now we are successful in
protecting Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs in
Slovenia. And if you decide to breed them this should be pedigree
breeding, which means that both the dog and the bitch have to complete
breed examination successfully.
you decide on breeding your dog you should test its hips (HD),
elbows (ED) and shoulders (OCD). These evaluations are
carried out in all the finest veterinary clinics. The minimum age for
x-raying joints is 12 months, most recommended is the 18th
month. We strongly recommend that you check its eyes as well.
We recommend that you check all of the above even if you don’t plan
to use the dog for breeding. That’s how you can make sure that you
have a healthy dog.
The dog may
participate in the breeding check-up in Slovenia when it is 15 months
old. When you go to the check-up bring the dog’s documents and x-ray
results with you. There the dog receives breeding and physical
In Slovenia, you can breed male dogs from 15th month of age,
and female dogs from 20th month of age to when they are 8
Useful link: LIST OF GSMD STUD DOGS