Membership - Frequently Asked Questions
objective of the club is the advancement of the interests of the
purebred German Shepherd Dog. Therefore, only registered purebred
German Shepherd Dogs may represent the club at any public or club event.
I have to own a German Shepherd Dog to be a member of the club?
- If you have an interest in the breed you are welcome to join.
I own a non registered dog to be a member of the club?
– you can join the club no matter what breed or non registered dog you
I participate in any club event with my non-registered or non German
– Club events, whether public or private, are for registered purebred
German Shepherd Dogs.
do you mean by “registered purebred” German Shepherd?
German Shepherd with a 3 generation pedigree from the Canadian Kennel Club,
American Kennel Club, or any other FCI recognized kennel club or the Verein
fur Deutsche Schaferhunde (SV) of Germany.
I have to participate in club events?
is NOT mandatory – just strongly encouraged!
I have to help out at any club event?
club events are held with the sole help of volunteers – we strongly
encourage you to volunteer and be active in your club!
if my GSD is just a pet?
club offers activities for pet owners as well as serious competitors,
breeders and everyone in-between!
types of thing does the club do?The
OAGSDC offers weekly winter socialization sessions that include obedience
drills and conformation practice. The Club puts on yearly conformation
Specialty Shows. Also the Club holds Obedience Trials, ‘Fun Days’,
Herding Instinct Tests, dog walks and other various activities.