News

Our Deepest Sympathy

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Organization News

Our condolences go out to the family of Phyllis Dobbs who has passed away after seven months of hospitalization. Phyllis was one of CARDA’s founding members.  The very first CARDA meeting was held in her home in 1976. Phyllis together with Willy, Grundherr and Bev Peabody, initiated disaster work in CARDA.  They received CARDA’s first . . .

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Announcement From DOJ Nathaniel Roque

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Organization News

I’m proud to announce USCA’s first official RH only Judge, Ms. Stephanie Dunion, USCA Judge for RH 1-2, BH and AD. With the RH program growing and USCA being the only official full member Breed Club of the IRO in the United States and the continued development of RH in the SV/WUSV as a sport . . .

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United Schutzhund Clubs of America Video

Monday, January 15, 2018
Organization News

Special thanks to Shelley Timmerman, Brian Aghajani, Donna Haynes, Elizabeth Kreitler, and Daphne Carey for providing many of the photos and video clips used. Thank you, also, to our USCA members who submitted photos and gave permission for their pictures to be used in this project. Thank you to the USCA Membership Committee for collecting . . .

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Message From Our DOJ Nathaniel Roque

Friday, December 8, 2017
Organization News

There will be a new version of the USCA Rulebook available in January (version 1.4) this is to add further clarification to the current rules for our members. There have not been any official changes to the “general” rules since the 2012 official change, the new IGP Rules will take effect January 1, 2019 and . . .

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Dr. Bob Cook

In Memory of Dr. Robert “Bob” Cook

Monday, September 25, 2017
Organization News

In late September 2017, USCA and the Greater Chicago Schutzhund Club lost Dr. Robert Cook (simply Dr. Bob to most), a cherished member of our IPO family. Dr. Bob started in schutzhund in the early 80’s at OG Wisconsin, but nationally most know him for campaigning Akki vom Haus Ehrenreich IPO3 Kkl1, including placing 5th . . .

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2017 General Board Meeting Agenda

Monday, September 11, 2017
Organization News

The 2017 GBM Agenda has been posted in the members only section.  Please be sure to get your club delegate letter turned into Debbie by October 1st, 2017

Translation Of Rules to Participate at the 8th WUSV World Championship

Friday, August 18, 2017
Organization News

Translation of the rules to participate at 8th WUSV Universal World Championship in Diest, Belgium Only dogs selected by their National association(s) that have as a minimum of: – IPO3 – Qualification rating of at least Good in a show at the minimum age of 12 months – HD & ED, A stamp on the pedigree . . .

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New Office Phone Number

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Organization News

Effective immediately USCA’s new telephone number at the office in St Louis is 314-200-3193.  Please update your contacts to include this change.  The office also no longer has a fax machine.  If you need to send them paperwork please scan it and email to USCAoffice@GermanShepherdDog.com Thank you

Congratulations To Our Newest Judge Stanley Craddock

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Organization News

Please join me in congratulating and welcoming USCA newest Performance / Trial Judge License # 50, USCA Member Stanley Craddock. Stanley has completed and exceeded all requirements of the USCA  Judges Program having apprenticed and evaluated more than 90 IPO dogs during his apprenticeship. Stanley is available to accept USCA Club Level Judging assignments effective . . .

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Message From DOJ Nathaniel Roque

Friday, May 19, 2017
Organization News

“The FCI General Committee has approved the use of the soft stick for both threatening and contact (hits) at the FCI World Championship as long as the host country does not have laws prohibiting the use of it. If the host country does have laws prohibiting stick contact (hits) then the stick will only be . . .

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