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2017-04-24 : Advertising Committee
The GSSCC Board of Directors wants to set up an Advertising Committee. The mandate of the committee is to recommend more »
2017-04-20 : Fundraiser
The GSSCC Board of Directors would like to thank those participants who contributed to the more »
2017-04-18 : mandatory health clearance
ttention GSSCC members. The following is an important message from the WUSV regarding mandatory health clearance more »
2017-03-08 : Voting Results
Attention GSSCC members. The results from the latest E- Vote on motions and suggested policy changes are in more »
2017-02-27 : Prairie & Quebec Nominations
Nominations for Quebec and Prairie Region are open for the following: more »

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

1. Training
2. Testing
3. Certification
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


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