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Latest news
2014-11-25 : Shepherd Sports 2014 Fall Edition
The latest issue of Shepherd Sports is now posted in the Members’ Section. more »
2014-08-27 : Changes to Import Regulations for USA
Please review this important petition in response to the new import regulations for the USA. more »
2014-07-03 : Team Canada Meeting
Please note that I will be at the Team hotel Sunday October 5 from 15:00 (3PM) to greet team member registering and will gather the score books and dogs Health certificates. more »
2014-06-22 : Proposed e-collar ban
All GSSCC members are encouraged to call and write to their Member of Parliament (MP) and encourage their MP vote against the banning of electronic collars in Bill C-615. more »
2014-06-20 : Judge Annoucement
It is with great pleasure that I can take time to tell fellow GSSCC members about a fantastic accomplishment by our own Mr. Raino Fluegge. 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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