The German Shepherd Schutzhund Club of Canada (GSSCC)
Dedicated To The German Shepherd Dog – The Most Versatile Working Dog In The World
Shepherd Sports 2015 Spring Edition
Check out the Spring 2015 issue of Shepherd Sports, which is now posted in the members’ section of the website.
Helper Tryouts for Canadian Championship
Notice to all helpers wishing to tryout for the 2015 Canadian Championships:
Notice to all GSSCC members - Member Email Addresses Needed
The BOD is in the process of updating our organization with new programs and processes that will allow us much greater opportunity to serve its members.
Update on Eastern Regional Board Elections
Congratulations to the following persons nominated and elected by acclamation for 2015 and 2016:
Ontario Region Elections
2015 Ontario Region Nominee Bios are available in the Members Section.
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