At a Sieger Show, German Shepherd Dogs are evaluated on their structure. A Sieger (top male dog) and Siegerin (top female) are selected from the Working Class. GSDs entered in this class must have a working (Schutzhund) title. This ensures that the dogs not only look good but also have the working ability that is part of the standard for the GSD. The judging includes examinations by the judge in the show ring where the dogs may have to gait for a long time, as well as bitework and a courage test. The pictures below depict some scenes from the 1999 USA Sieger Show held in Medina Ohio. The conditions were less than ideal and the dogs had to gait in deep mud throughout the competition.
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