Dual Awards are presented for GSDCA-member dogs who have completed a Performance title in addition to a Breed Championship. Members must apply to Amber Turley providing copies of information from the AKC (such as the awards & titles page or copies of the certificate). There is no title associated with this award. The award year runs August 1 through July 31.
Dual Award Excellent Titles
The following are the requirements to acquire a Dual Award Excellent:
- Be an AKC Champion
- Have OFA, OVC, or SV “a” stamp certified hips and elbows
- Have earned a regular AKC performance title
- Have passed the GSDCA temperament Test
The Dual Award Excellent award represents diligence of both dogs and owners as any award with the title of excellent should do. It furthers encourages our breeders and owners to strive for sound dogs, mentally and physically. The public is exposed to what our breed represents, the truly total dog, an excellent member of our lives.
Dogs earning this award may use the title DAE preceding their name.