German Shepherd Puppies
All German Shepherd Dogs from Von Cey Working Shepherds are sold with a solid health guarantee.
To ensure the x-rays are read by a qualified radiologist, all X-rays must be certified at one of the following institutions
If the dog is a pet (and is found to have hip displasia) it may be kept as long as it is comfortable and then a replacement pup will be provided by Cey Working Shepherds. If purchaser does not x-ray hips by 2 years of age, the guarantee shall expire.
Follow this link to obtain further information about this very complex issue: http://www.thepetcenter.com/xra/hd.html.
At this site they have put together a directory of internet resources on hip and elbow dysplasia. http://www.workingdogs.com/vchipdysplasia.htm
Finally, here is a site that displays radiograph imaging and further explanation of normal and abnormal hips in canines. http://www.sheepdog.com/Todhunter/diagnosis.html
providing a qualified professional assessment proves a genetic origin. This is to be determined by a reputable veterinarian. The original pup may be kept if these problems are found. When available a similar temperament/gender replacement pup will be offered by Cey Working Shepherds.