The German Shepherd Schutzhund Club of Canada (GSSCC)
Dedicated To The German Shepherd Dog – The Most Versatile Working Dog In The World
New Performance Judge
It is with great pleasure that I am able to inform you that as of May 15th 2013 the GSSCC has its first female performance judge...
In Memory of Diane Carnegie
It is with great sadness that I write this message. May 5 the GSSCC lost one of its most treasured members...
Ontario Regionals Helper Tryout
Call for helpers and handlers for the Ontario Regionals Helper tryout...
National Helper Seminars 2013
The Helper Committee is proud to announce a new helper selection process for the Canadian German Shepherd Dog Championships.
Helpers will be selected in advance from two National Helper seminars, one in the West/Prairies group and one in the Ontario/Quebec/East group....
Long Term Partnership Agreement
To the Hosting Committees/Clubs and Regional Boards of the 2013 Regional and Canadian Championships & Sieger Shows...
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