SSV – Germany

SSV club presentation

Founded: 1923
Breeds: Appenzeller Sennenhund, Berner Sennenhund, Entlebucher Sennenhund, Großer Schweizer Sennenhund
Members: 3200
Puppies/year: 1300 ( all breeds)
IWG- Contact for SSV: Dr. Norbert Bachmann

SSV health programs

Health Studies  Ongoing
The genomic breeding values for Bernese Mountain Dogs
A longer life for Bernese Mountain Dogs by genetic selection
– Valuable perceptions by years long data collection
– Estimation of lifespan using point values
– Chromosomal distribution of dogs compared to humans
The genomic test includes:
1.  genomic breeding value -longevity
2.  genomic breeding value – elbow dysplasia
3. genomic breeding value – hip dysplasia
4. SSV-Pretest auf histiozytäres Sarkom/  SSV-pretest for HS
Available for every Bernese Mountain Dog all over the world
More Information here:
Data collection
HD/ ED results:
– length of life/ live report
– heriditary defects

SSV events

SSV-Clubschau 13.09.15
Walsrode ( near Bremen) more information soon: