The German Shepherd Schutzhund Club of Canada (GSSCC)
Dedicated To The German Shepherd Dog – The Most Versatile Working Dog In The World
President's Message - October 1, 2015
Congratulations to WUSV Team Canada and FCI Team Canada for representing the GSSCC and Canada! Special mention to Darren and Shanon for breaking the top 20 at their first World Championship!
Also, congratulations to the newest certified club in the GSSCC. IPO Nord,
President's Message - September 16, 2015
The Board of Directors had a conference call meeting with the Regional Representatives on Monday night. East, Ontario and Prairie Region each had a representative for the meeting.
President's message August 26, 2015
Here’s another quick update on our latest board meeting – held last night. We made a number of decisions.
The GSSCC Executive has a board meeting scheduled for next Monday, so we’ll have more to report after that. In the meantime, here’s a quick update:
2015-08 New Positions
Update on new GSSCC appointed positions, Head Judge, Judges Committee Chair, Team Canada coordinator, Secretary, Official French Translator, Chair of the Canadian GSD Championship Committee
The GSSCC and its members are committed to a standardized 4 step process to identify dogs that have the right traits to successfully perform a wide variety of tasks.
Required Traits Of The Working Dog:
- structural soundness, effective movement, fitness and strength
- courage, hardness and the will to handle adversity in a variety of forms
- persistence and determination to overcome obstacles and hardships
- a balanced dog that is versatile and sure of character
The Process To Select and Develop Top Working Dogs
4. Entry Into The Breeding Program
We believe that an effective way to select the kind of temperament and structure we value is to test the dogs in the sport of Schutzhund
The training and selecting breeding of dogs possessing those traits also benefit:
- Police and Military
- Service Organizations
- Search and Rescue