The Club was first started in 1928 by a small group of fanciers to promote a better understanding of the breed. In 1963, the club became incorporated and was the first GSD club in Washington State to be recognized by AKC
The objects of the Club are to foster and promote the study, ownership, exhibiting, training and breeding of German Shepherd Dogs in accordance with the Official Breed Standard adopted by the German Shepherd Dog Club of America Inc, and according to AKC rules.
The present membership consists of licensed judges, handlers, breeders, hobbyists, and students of the breed. Any person interested in the above objects of the Club is eligible for membership whether or not he or she owns a German Shepherd Dog.
IS A GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG FOR YOU???
Whether you want a pet or a show quality dog, TRY TO LEARN ABOUT THE GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG before you purchase one. There are many worthwhile articles on selecting happy, healthy puppies. We would be happy to suggest some reading. Your veterinarian is often aware of reliable, independent breeders who are interested in producing German Shepherds of good quality for both home and show.