История немецкой овчарки в Америке
The German Shepherd Chronology
1864 Max Emil Friedrich von Stephanitz was born and became known as the “Father of the Breed”.
1886 Birthday of Dorothy Eustis. Founder of "THE SEEING EYE".
1893 The Scientific American publishes an article about the “German Shepherd Dog” together with an illustrative sketch of German Shepherd Dogs discussing the Phylax Society
1899 On April 22, von Stephanitz founded the Verein für Deutsche Sch·ferhunde (SV). Founding members of the SV were Artur Meyer, 3 sheep masters, two factory owners, one architect, one mayor, one innkeeper and one magistrate. The S.V. established a breed standard and a Zuchtbuch (Breed Register). Twenty years later they published the Korbuch (Breed Survey Book), which outlined the suitability for breeding based on physical and mental characteristics. The S.V became the largest breed club in the world. Von Stephanitz was also responsible for introducing the breed to other types of work including messenger, rescue, sentry and personal guard dogs. Stephanitz died on April 22, 1936 in Dresden on the 37th anniversary of the club he founded.
1901 The first Schutzhund trail is held in Germany.
1904 German Shepherd Dog first came to the United States. The Complete Dog Book (1920)
1906 Otto H. Gross imports three German Shepherd Dogs including Myra von Offengen that he shows at Westminster in Miscellaneous in 1908.
1908 First German Shepherd registered with the American kennel club is in 1908, “Queen of Switzerland” owned by Adolph Vogt. American Kennel Gazette.
1909 Five German Shepherds are exhibited at the Westminster Kennel Club show.
1909 Ernie Loeb's date of Birth October 13, 1909
1911 The American Review of Reviews carries an article entitled “The German Police Dog and What He Does”.
1912 Benjamin Throop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Miss Anne Tracy of Highland Falls on Hudson, New York, each register their first German Shepherd Dogs (termed by AKC as German Sheepdogs). Sportsmans Review, by way of The Dog Fancier
1912 Seven German Shepherd Dogs are exhibited at Westminster Kennel Club by Anne Tracy, William Neuhoff, Herman Scheitlein.
1913 "Prior to the 1913 Westminster KC show William Neuhoff launches the idea of a club for the breed. At the Westminster Kennel club show The German Shepherd dog Club of America is organized. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Throop, R.G.Stewart, Miss Anne Tracy, L. S. de Winter, William Neuhoff, T.G.Ford, F. Emkin, Arthur Fox, H.T. Baer, Miss Marion Dennison, the step-daughter of ex-New York Lieut Gov. Horace White, Mrs C. Halsted Yates (Eleanor), C. Halsted Yates, Otto Gross, Hans Loersen, G. Muss Arnoldt, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tubino, J.F. Voickman, Frank Spiekerman, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Fischer, and Herman Scheitler. Dr. Henry Jarret and J.Seargent Price sent letters of regret but promised hearty support." (The Dog Fancier)
1913 At the annual American Kennel Club meeting Robert J. Stewart is elected to represent the German Shepherd Dog Club of America.
1913 August 23, 1913 the German Shepherd Dog club of America held an exhibition at Cortland Park, New York City demonstrating how German Shepherd Dogs could be used to apprehend criminals. 5000 attended. New York Times August 24, 1913
1914 First issue of the Bulletin published by the German Shepherd Dog Club of America is issued February 20, 1914.
1914 The first GSD specialist, Baron von Fortner, judges Westminster.
1914 There has been considerable discussion as to whether the German Shepherd dogs now so popular in America should be called sheepdog or Shepherd dog. The club devoted to the interest of the breed is the German Shepherd Dog club of America. Dog Fancier, 1914.
1915 First complete list of members is published December 15, 1915.
1915 The German Shepherd Dog Club of America publishes “Schooling and Training the German Shepherd Dog” written by Max von Stephanitz and translated by Anne Tracy.
1915 The German Shepherd Dog Club of America holds its first National Specialty in Greenwich, Connecticut. Founder Anne Tracy judges the entries.
1917 A special hero of World War I, a German Shepherd named Filax of Lewanno who had brought 54 wounded soldiers to safety, was exhibited at Westminster. Historic timeline Westminster Kennel Club website
1917 The American Kennel Club decrees the elimination of the word “German” from the German Sheepdog, thereafter called Shepherd Dog.
1917 November 24, The Shepherd Dog Club of America stages a demonstration of the war dog capabilities of the German Shepherd dog at the Westminster Kennel Club show.
1918 April 20, 1918, German Shepherd Dog Club of America founding member and war hero, Vernon Castle, dies in training accident sacrificing himself to save a trainee.
1918 The Shepherd Dog Club of America establishes a breeders’ futurity. Bulletin of The Shepherd Dog Club of America
1918 May 12, The Shepherd Dog Club of America holds a field trial for police and Army dogs at Weequakhc Park, Newark, New Jersey,
1919`Minneola, Long Island, November 22, 1919 The Shepherd Dog Club of America’s fifth specialty show, entries 227, benched 138, exhibitors 75, Anne Tracy judges the National Specialty for the third time.
1920 At the seventh show of the Washington DC Kennel Club, First Place, American bred dog was Chief of the Mohawks owned and shown by Anna E. Roosevelt, daughter of Franklin D. Roosevelt. American Kennel Gazette.
1922 “The Silent Call”, a motion picture starring the German Shepherd Dog Strongheart runs for over 13 weeks at the Miller theater in Los Angeles, drawing a gate of over 600,000. The 1920 census for Los Angeles County was 936,455 and Los Angles City was 576,673.
1922 Dr. Kurt Roesebeck of Germany judges the Shepherd Dog Club of America National.
1923 Exhibited at the shows for the first time German Shepherd Dogs from Giralda Farms Kennels
1923 Marie Leary establishes her Cosalta Kennel at Greenwich Connecticut.
1923 The Shepherd Dog Club of New England was organized in 1923.
1924 The initial issue of the Shepherd Dog Review was published January 1924.
1924 Otto H. Gross judges the first show of the Shepherd Dog Club of New England at Auburndale, Massachusetts.
1924 June 30, 1924 the American Kennel Club Gazette features a cover photo of Strongheart. ”The World's Most Celebrated Shepherd.”
1924 February 3, 1924, Strongheart and Lady Julie are due to make an appearance at the Garden Show (Westminster Kennel Club) and visit the offices of the New York Times.
1925 Strongheart is reported to have earned a total of $2,500,000.00
1925 The Shepherd Dog Club of America holds a breed survey by the Oskar Sickinger, sponsored by the Shepherd Dog Club of New England, and Otto Kaempfe, sponsored by the Shepherd Dog Club of America and published the results in a volume titled Breed Survey 1925 the surveyors came over from Germany to evaluate the American dogs. 163 dogs and 196 bitches were surveyed.
1926 The Bulletin founded in 1914 became “The Shepherd Dog” in 1926.
1926 Shepherd Dog registrations reached 21,596, approximately 30% of all breeds registered with the American Kennel Club.
1926 The American kennel club decrees the title “Grand Champion” which for eight successive years was awarded to the best dog and best bitch at the national specialty was contrary to AKC rules. Thereafter the best dog and best bitch will be called “Grand Victor” and “Grand Victix”.
1926 AC Gilbert imports the German Sieger Klodo von Boxburg.
1926 September 12, Anne Tracy weds Prince Simon Constantine Sidamon Eristoff, Time Magazine.
1927 December 9, 1927, jury awards a verdict of $125,000 for the death of Peter the Great a German Shepherd movie star. Los Angeles Times
1927 Geraldine Dodge establishes the Morris and Essex dog show
1927 A.C. Gilbert, industrialist and the world's largest toy manufacturer becomes president of the Shepherd Dog Club of America
1927 National specialty entries through 1927.
1915, 48; 1916, 110; 1917, 123, 1918, 83; 1919, 143; 1920, 113; 1921, 103; 1922, 205; 1923, 94; 1924, 136; 1925, 172; 1926, 224; 1927, 235
1929 June 25, 1929, Strongheart dies New York Times
1929 Mardex kennels imports Sieger Utz von Hause Schutting.
1929 Mrs. Harrison Eustis establishes “The Seeing Eye” to train German Shepherd Dogs as leader or guide dogs for blind people.
1929 Utz vom Haus Schuetting becomes German Sieger and is exported to the US. Utz has a lasting impact on the breed in Germany, Great Britain and the US.
1930 May 24, 1930, at Morris and Essex, Captain Max von Stephanitz judges German Shepherd dogs.
1930 May 19, 1930 members of the Shepherd Dog Club of America voted to change the name of The Shepherd Dog Club of America to The German Shepherd Dog Club of America.
1932 Rin Tin Tin dies August 11, 1932. New York Times rintin
1932 The titles Grand Victor and Grand Victrix were not awarded, the German judge officiating deemed none of the entries worthy of the title.
1933 A German Shepherd belonging to New York Yankee great, Lou Gehrig, is among this year's entries. "Afra of Cosalta" takes second in the Open Bitch class; Gehrig goes on to some success on the baseball field instead, finishing with a .340 lifetime batting average as one of the most beloved Yankees of all time. Westminster KC
1934 Ernie Loeb comes to America. He becomes known as "Mr. German Shepherd". His first import, a dog owned in Germany, was Ch. Brando von Heidelberberg. Brando was imported late in 1934.
1935 Ch. Brando von Heidelberberg won Best of Breed from the classes at Westminster Kennel Club under a former president of the GSDCA, Mrs. Ann Tracy.
Brando finished his championship in the US, but later was sent back to Germany.
1936 Max V Stephanitz dies.
1936 The AKC recognizes Obedience titles thanks to the efforts of Blanche Saunders.
1936 Ernie Loeb's first trip back to Germany. He bought dogs on that trip for Paul Tishman to start Ruthland Kennels. It was a dangerous time for Ernie Loeb to return to Germany, but his mother and sister were still living there.
Pfeffer V Bern goes German Seiger and American GV in the same year.
1949 Ernie Loeb owned and handled, Doris vom Voftlandshof, winners bitch at the National that year, who went on to Grand Victrix that year. Winning The Grand Victrix Perchta von Bern Memorial Trophy for the first time.
1969 Geisha von der Hardberhohe, handled by Butch Loeb, won The Grand Victrix Perchta von Bern Memorial Trophy for owner Ernie Loeb. second time won by Ernie.
1971 The Grand Victrix Perchta von Bern Memorial Trophy was retired by Ernie Loeb.
This trophy was a challenge trophy that was retired by Ernie Loeb at the 1971 National.The trophy was to be permanently awarded to an owner for owning the Winners Bitch at the National three times. Gigi vom Silberbrand was the winners bitch that year, handled by Butch Loeb, Owned by Ernie Loeb.
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