Europe, especially Germany, Tschech Republic and the Balkan countries are great proponents/ promoters of the Vollgebrauchshundes (fully versatile hunting dog). Say a Continental pointing dog of any breed in the FCI Group 7 should be able to withstand full and versatile use. The German tests are geared show the young dog’s genetic predisposition as it develops and the breed can benefit from it.
The German examination system is divided into
These are the breed relevant trials. If a dog has passed VJP and HZP, it is approved for breeding purposes. In order to achieve full breeding suitability the respective club statutes of the individual breed must be considered. The VGP is considered the master test of full use and has the highest breeding value worldwide.