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    Welcome
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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

    FAST CAT TRIAL

    We are offering a three day Fast CAT event in cooperation with Carroll Kennel Club and Potomac Staffordshire bull Terrier Club on September 13th, 14th, and 15th. See the calendar and Premium for details.

    Get the Premium and Event Forms 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
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    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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    Check out our calendar for the dates and information needed to enter these events
    Join the Club
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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.
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    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.

    Check out the calendar below to see how you can get involved.
    Club Newsletters
    Thanks to Travis Scarlett for heading up out new quarterly newsletter. If you have a good story or tidbit for the newsletter, click on his name above to sent him an email.

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    Club Contacts
    Our club’s volunteer Board of Directors are listed below. Click on the name to open an email window:


    Linda Stewart
    President

    Katie Whipps
    Vice President

    Deborah Malone
    Treasurer

    Francine Bethea
    Corresponding Secretary

    Marc Caplan
    Recording Secretary

    Amy Morrison
    Director

    Gail Griffin
    Director

    Steph Rocque
    Director

    Dave Solinsky
    Web Master

     

    2019 Events

      • 13 - 15
        September

        AKC All Breed Fast CAT

        Taneytown, Maryland
        location_on Beltsville, MD access_time 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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        We are offering a three day Fast CAT event in cooperation with Carroll Kennel Club and Potomac Staffordshire bull Terrier Club

        You can sign up for any or all three events but FYI the events are scheduled as follows:

        Carroll Kennel Club
        Friday, September 13, 2019 AM (Event #2019014920)
        Friday, September 13, 2019 PM (Event #2019014921)

        German Shepherd Dog Club of Washington DC
        Saturday, September 14, 2019 AM (Event #2019199511)
        Saturday, September 14, 2019 PM (Event #2019199512)

        Potomac Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club
        Sunday, September 15, 2019 AM (Event #2019606404)
        Sunday, September 15, 2019 PM (Event #2019606405)

        The location is:
        Taneytown Memorial Park
        Taneytown Pike (MD-140) and Park Road
        Taneytown MD 21787

        Get the Premium and Event Forms HERE

      • 20
        October

        Club Meeting, Elections, and Oktoberfest

        1:00pm at Timber Ridge Pet Resort
        location_on Beltsville, MD access_time 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

        No Details yet

      • 2 & 3
        November

        AKC Scent Work Trial

        Catoctin Kennel Club
        location_on Beltsville, MD access_time 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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        Get the PREMIUM

        Catoctin Kennel Club
        4016 Rock Hall Road, Point of Rocks, MD 21777

        ENTRY LIMITS
        60 Dogs per Trial - To be held Indoors

        Trial Hours:
        Saturday AM - 8:00am
        Saturday PM – 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first trial
        Sunday AM - 8am

        Check-in from 7:30-8:00 am daily

        Handler’s Briefing at 8:15am, first dog to follow

        Judge: Troy Scruggs – Frederick, MD

        Get the PREMIUM

      • 8
        December

        Club Meeting and Holiday Party

        1:00pm at timber ridge Pet Resort
        location_on Beltsville, MD access_time 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

        No Details yet

       

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