The American Kennel Club (AKC) accepted the Dutch Shepherd into their Foundation Stock Service in April 2012. Dogs issued AKC-FSS papers are eligible for performance events as well as AKC-FSS open show conformation. Spayed and Neutered dogs can be issued PAL numbers as Dutch Shepherds, and are eligible for performance events. A full listing of AKC sanctioned events can be found here
TRIALS AND EVENTS
The United Kennel Club recognized the Dutch Shepherd breed on January 1, 1995. UKC offers a wide variety of events including conformation, weight pull, agility, obedience, and soon they will offer nosework titles.
A complete listing of upcoming UKC events can be found HERE
The WDSAA National Championships are being held in Knoxville, Tennessee this year, hosted by Appalachian Canine and Thunderhawk Canine.
This event will offer BH, IPO (all levels), CGC testing, and a conformation fun match.
Come join us to enjoy many Dutch Shepherds and Southern Hospitality!
Mid-Atlantic/Three Mountains Working Dog Club is offering a Tracklayer Seminar sanctioned by WDSAA.
PRESENTER: Sondra Rolison
DATE: Sunday, July 20th @ 8:30am
LOCATION: 1703 Cold Storage Rd., New Bloomfield PA
For information or to reserve your space, contact Ruk Jayakody. Registration deadline is July 15. There are only 15 spaces available so don't wait to sign up!