Foundation stud dog for Sapphire Shepherds and son of the legendary Tom z Pohrancini straze.
Sire: Tom z Pohranicni straze: Czech Police Dog, ZVV1, OP1
Winner of the 1999 International Stud Dog Show in Bratislava
Dam: Hobby Venusina Sopka: FH2, OP1, IPO3, IPO -FH,
Czech National Participant. UM' CR', CATC (CZ)
Rock's Titles: CGC, ZVV1, SchH2, IPO2
Show Rating: Very Good
Hips/Elbows: 0/0 (Excellent), DNA
Pedigree: 1 of 2
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Video: 1 2 3 Protection work under gunfire, on hidden sleeve, outdoors, indoors, on slick surface, and obedience.
Rocky’s genetics are successfully being used worldwide for various working and personal needs, from Government run police dog breeding centers and training programs to private kennels and owners. Rocky was a handsome bi-colored German Shepherd male with strong original conformation type. His markings and pigment were beautiful. He had an elegant, masculine head with correct ear set. He has been described as a sleeker, elegant version of his sire Tom z Pohranicni straze. Rocky was a very strong working dog with excellent nerve and versatility in his working abilities. He was a passionate retriever and an excellent tracker. He had strong hard defense accompanied with super well-balanced working drives. Rocky had a strong will to work and was very agile and tenacious while working. He was confident, and possessed excellent social behavior. He was a handler responsive dog!
Rocky’s pedigree is full of strong working and producing dogs; Cordon An-Sat, was a great producer of many outstanding working dogs in Slovakia. Iwo v.d. Buschecke, the very influential DDR producing stud dog, and Klara z Pohranicni Straze to name a few. Rocky’s mother Hobby Venusina Sopka along with her grandfather Cir z Vrtovske Doliny has competed numerous times on the Czech Republic and European levels.
Rocky’s father was the legendary Tom z Pohranicni Straze, a renowned Czech Police Dog and producer of many Police Dogs. Tom was without argument one of the most successful stud dogs used in the breed of working dogs. In 1999 Tom became the winner of the International Stud Dog Show in Bratislava, Slovakia, one of the largest working stud dog shows in Europe.
Rocky’s mother was the excellent working and producing female Hobby Venusina Sopka; FH 2, OP 1, IPO 3, IPO -FH, Czech National Participant. UM' CR', CATC (CZ).
#1: Results for World Championships FH track by Hobby Venusina sopka in Finland, 2003 where she came in 7th with a score of 186. Top score that day was 197 out of 200! www.sportdog.ru
#2: World FH Championships in Slovakia, 2002. Hobby Venusina sopka came in 10th with a score of 180. The highest that day was only 193! www.chienplus.com
Hobby possessed the old Czech working blood of the dog Dar z Przma, who in his time was the most successful producer of working dogs in Czechoslovakia.