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Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole Roger Caras
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Amateurs practice until they get it right. Professionals practice until they can’t get it wrong. Julie Andrews
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A dog can change the way you see the world. Unknown
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Welcome to the club…

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    Welcome to our club! We are a regional member club of the German Shepherd Dog Club of America (GSDCA).

    We bring together people who are interested in owning, training, showing, breeding, working with, or just appreciating the German Shepherd Dog
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    Our membership includes anyone that enjoys being active with their German Shepherds and appreciate the many wonderful aspects of being a German Shepherd owner.37318040_1845889782116117_3379713072347217920_n
    Latest News

    Download the Fall 2019 Newsletter HERE

    Member Events
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    German Shepherds are very versatile dogs and we have many events, activities, seminars, and classes for you to enjoy. Everyone should try as many activities as possible so that you can reach your full potential as a working team. Our events also can help socialize your dog and it’s a great way for the both of you to make new friends. We add things to the calendar throughout the year, so check back often
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    Shows & Trials
    If you enjoy training your dog and want go to the next level, try some AKC shows and trials. The experience and enrichment gained from showing your dog are like no other. If you want to learn more about competition, consider helping as a volunteer or ring steward at one or our shows.

    Our club hosts many AKC shows and trials throughout the year. Obedience, Rally, Scent Work, Fast CAT, and Conformation Shows are some of the popular events.
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    ✔️Lots of great Classes & Workshops
    ✔️Access to leading experts with extensive knowledge of all thing German Shepherds
    ✔️Annual awards for a wide variety of accomplishments
    ✔️Socialization opportunities for you and your German Shepherds
    ✔️Help others by sharing your expertise with less experienced members
    ✔️Exchange ideas & methods about training, showing, and just about anything else
    ✔️Great event variety appeals to folks who are general pet owners to serious competitors
    ✔️Be Amazed by the incredible things that you and your german Shepherd can accomplish together…

    Visit the Membership Page for more details
    Congratulations to Us…
    We are the number 1 intermediate sized club as ranked by the GSDCA! This ranking is based on many things, but it is a strong testament as to how active our club is and how our members are always doing wonderful things with their Dogs.
    Congratulations to all of the club members and their dogs that help make this possible.

    We love that everyone is getting out and working with their dogs. The resulting bonds that form between people and their dogs as a result of this are impossible to describe.
    Club Contacts
    Our club’s volunteer Board of Directors are listed below. Click on the name to open an email window:

    Linda Stewart

    Katie Whipps
    Vice President

    Deborah Malone

    Francine Bethea
    Corresponding Secretary

    Marc Caplan
    Recording Secretary

    Amy Morrison

    Gail Griffin

    Steph Rocque


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