News

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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United Schutzhund Clubs of America Video

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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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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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Message From DOJ Nathaniel Roque

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Organization News

Update regarding the “stick contact (hit) and pressure in IPO. After intervention of the FCI Working Dog Committee  (as a reaction on the ban of the stick hit made by the FCI General Committee during the FCI IPO WOrld Championships ), the FCI General Committee has decided that, as long as the stick hit is . . .

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Congratulations To Our Newest Judges: Heidi Theis & Vadim Plotsker

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Organization News

“USCA has two new Performance  / Trial Judges! Congratulations to Heidi Theis Probationary Judge # 48 and Vadim Plotsker Probationary Judge #49 ! As probationary judges they may judge USCA Club Level events and award all USCA approved titles. All titles awarded by Probationary Judges are fully recognized.” Nathaniel Roque, USCA Director of Judge

USCA Office Open As Normal

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Organization News

The USCA office escaped the flooding and it is business as usual