WELCOME - 2017

We are a Connecticut based German Shepherd Dog Club. The only AKC German Shepherd Specialty Club in CT. Our members participate in Breed, Obedience, Rally-O, and many other activities. Come and join us at one of our events or meetings!

THIS YEAR WE WILL HOST THE GSDC/A FUTURITY MATURITY ON JUNE 11TH. ON JUNE 10 TWO AKC SHOWS WILL BE HELD. PLAN ON JOINING US. VISITORS ARE WELCOME.


IMPORTANT ANNUAL MEETINGS NOTICE EXERPTS

The Board & General Meeting:  ( word or PDF )
Friday January 13, 2017 7:30pm at the ODTCW in Oxford, CT. Doors open at 7:00pm for all members use until the start of the Board Meeting at 7:30 pm with the General Meeting immediately following the conclusion of the Board Meeting.

Nominating Committee Report: The following members are nominated to the Board for 2017
Proposed Board
President: John Vaught
Vice President: Nancy Vaught
Corresponding Secretary: TBD
Recording Secretary: Linda Ciocci
Treasurer: Richard Lewis
Board Members: Ralph Ciocci, Jim Martin, Ellen Adomelis, Edie Trocki
Request Nominations from floor.

OLD BUSINESS
June 10, 2017 Pre Futurity shows, show chair report
June 11, 2017 Futurity Report, chair report


MORE ABOUT THE AWARDS DINNER

The German Shepherd Dog Club of Greater New Haven will hold their annual Awards Dinner on Sunday, January 8th at the Brookside Inn in Oxford CT at 5pm.

You will be responsible for your own dinners and will order off the menu and the club will provide for some Hors D'oeuvres. If you can confirm your attendance it would be appreciated.

As of now we have 14 members who have indicated that they will attend the dinner and one person who may stop by to pick up their award. If you would like to enjoy dinner with club members and congratulate their achievements, please let me know.

In the spirt of the Christmas season we will have a doggy grab bag. Bring something and take something for the dogs only. Please don't spend over $10 for your gift if you decide to bring one. To finalize the seating requirements please confirm with me that you can make it.

Nancy Vaught Corresponding Secretary
PS: The Brookside Inn in Oxford can be found in Google for directions and dinner menu's.
or click here ( directions - menu ).

AWARDS DINNER JANUARY 8

Sorry this is so late but we have finally arranged for a club dinner and Awards presentation on Sunday January 8, 2017 at the Brookside Restaurant in Oxford CT. ( directions - menu ). We will be ordering off the menu and the club will pay for the appetizers. In order to tell the restaurant the number of folks to provide a table for we need to know if you would plan to attend. Also we need to fix a time. Suggested times are 5pm, 6pm or 7pm. Menu's are shown at the Brookside's website which can be found by using Google. It is very reasonably priced and there is also a salad bar.

Please respond with your plans to attend and your preference for time. Thanks everyone. ( Respond )

PS: If your dog had achieved new AKC designations this year (2016) please pass them on to us.
PSS: The January Meeting Notice will go out as soon as we have a slate for the Board for 2017. The meeting will be on January 13 at the Waterbury Dog Training Facility in Oxford.


2016 Awards Dinner

For those members whose dogs have earned AKC titles this year please let me know ASAP. We need the following information.
1) Full name of dog and registration # and all titles earned in previous years
2) Club member/Owner the dog lives with.
3) All AKC titles earned this year for each dog so honored (Please spell out the title and give the abbreviation)
4) Date and show where each title was earned

Any questions please feel free to contact me.
John V


Mission Statement

(a) To encourage and promote the QUALITY breeding of pure-bred German Shepherd Dogs and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.

(b) To urge members and breeders to accept the Standard of the Breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only Standard of excellence by which German Shepherd Dogs shall be judged.

(c) To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the Breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, obedience trials and performance events.

(d) To conduct sanctioned matches, licensed specialty shows, obedience trials, performance events and any other event for which the club is eligible under the Rules and Regulations of the American Kennel Club.