Legacy Litter

Puppies have arrived!




CRANNOG GERMAN SHEPHERDS are delighted to announce the arrival of our first Legacy Litter of 2021...


This litter is one of our elite West German Showline Legacy Litters with outstanding pedigrees.


Sire is VA1 World Champion Xentos von der Wilhelmswarte IPO3 HD/ED Kkl, the son of VA1 World Sieger Mentos von der Osterberger Land. Xentos' progeny has proved to be consistent and shown in Germany with very good results including numerous top placings. Xentos is kindly studded to us by the famous Kappel Kennels, Texas.


The Dam is our own beautiful brood female, Aoife Khalheld Vom Crannog HD/ED Prelims Good. Aoife came to us late 2020 from the  prestigious Nevadahaus Kennels and who like the sire has multi V, VA rated Champions in her bloodline.


Puppies have the potential to be top show, home protection and outstanding, trustworthy family pets. If you are interested in owning one of these extraordinary puppies please contact Karin or Mel at Crannog Working K9...they will be glad to help!

There are 2 Males and 2 Females from this litter available...

West German Showline Puppies

At CRANNOG GERMAN SHEPHERDS our brood females are only bred for a certain amount of limited time, starting at 2 years of age. All the puppies from these litters are not ready to go to their new homes until they are at least 8 weeks of age. Crannog puppies are great prospects for companion, show, working or home protection. Before going to their new homes, all Crannog puppies will have the following:

  • Health check by our own licensed veterinarian including DHP vaccine.

  • Deworming

  • The CPSP (Crannog Puppy Socialization Program) for every new puppy

  • AKC Registration (Full)

  • Crannog Puppy Pack


Sire of a 'Legacy Litter' is a Champion male (imported from West Germany), has been awarded VA or V titles as well as IPO 3 or Schutzhund titles must have a KKL awarded. Dam may or may not be titled. If dam not titled must be out of a VA or V parent(s).


Sire of a 'Prestige Litter' is a Champion male (imported from West Germany), has been awarded VA or V titles as well as IPO 3 or Schutzhund titles must have a KKL awarded. Dam is also a titled female with West German heritage, she must be out of a VA or V parent(s).


VA - Vorzuglich Auslese: Excellent Select Champion Title, the highest attainable award granted at an annual Seiger show in Germany. Awarded to only the few top Champion dogs at the Seiger Show annually.

VA1 - Earned at a BSZS (national breed) Show, VA1 is the highest grade a GSD can achieve aka WORLD CHAMPION. 

V - Vorzuglich: Excellent - The award is the standard Championship for excellence of quality. In Germany a dog cannot try for this until it is at least 2 years old, passed a hip x-ray for Dysplasia and passed a Temperament Test. The dog also has a Schutzhund level in Tracking, Obedience and Courage. In addition the dog must have passed a 12 mile Endurance test. If all are passed the dog can enter the show ring to be judged! V rating is awarded to the outstanding GSD with exemplary dentitions and strong character.


KKL 1 - KörKlasse 1: This breed survey is the top rating that is awarded to dogs that have been breed surveyed and are "recommended" for breeding; high breeding quality representatives of the breed.​ 

KKL - KörKlasse: This is a breed survey awarded to a dog at a Körung, a specialized event where breed surveys are carried out. A Körung, is a German Shepherd Dog Breed Survey, an evaluation of the breed value of a dog for the improvement, preservation, and advancement of the breed