News

New SchH3 & IPO3 Club Members, Working Champions

Monday, August 26, 2013
Organization News

The USCA office would like to announce new awards for the SchH3 & IPO3 Club. Remember to get your paperwork in for your award! SchH3 & IPO3 Club Susan Ayala with Noelle von der Pfalz — Way Out West Schutzhund Club Carissa Kuehn with Ferox v Tehillah — Placer County Schutzhund Club Maor Leger with Sir EinsteinWhinesalot — NY SchH & . . .

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Jeff Lund

New USCA Probationary Judge – Jeff Lund

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Featured, Judges

Congratulations to our newest Probationary USCA Judge Jeff Lund !   I’m happy to announce that our apprentice judge Jeff Lund has completed his Performance Judges Apprenticeship and has been unanimously approved for his “Probationary Trial / Performance Judges License” by the USCA Judges Committee.   USCA Clubs may now contact Jeff to schedule trials. . . .

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Warren Jones

Warren Jones

"no really … full points … for a hold and bark!"

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Organization News

You can read his obituary that his wife wrote for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Warren Jones obituary As the family noted — …please treasure your memories of Warren and think of him often as you laugh, tell stories, talk dogs, drink a good beer, listen to music, play with your dog, eat hotter ‘n’ hell . . .

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Sydney & Kimberli

2014 Youth Scholarship Awards

Monday, June 24, 2013
Youth

June 24, 2013 Four years have passed since the first Schutzhund USA Youth Scholarship was awarded. That recipient was Joelynn Zub, daughter of Karen and Craig Groh. Joelynn graduated this year with honors from California Lutheran University receiving a BS in Environmental Science. Three applications were received for the 2013 scholarship. Two applications were 100% . . .

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Nathaniel-Roque

USCA Director Of Judges Nathaniel Roque to Judge 2014 WUSV Protection

Friday, June 7, 2013
Organization News

USCA DOJ Nathaniel Roque to Judge 2014 WUSV Protection USCA Director of Judges, Nathaniel Roque It’s with great excitement and pride that I announce that our Director of Judges, Nathaniel Roque, has been asked to judge PROTECTION at the 2014 WUSV Championship in France. Four USCA judges have previously been honored with judging at the . . .

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New USCA Full Liscensed and Probationary Judges

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Judges

Andrea Duggan – New USCA Full Licensed Judge Robert Johantgen – New USCA Probationary Judge Andrea Duggan Robert Johantgen     It is my pleasure to announce that USCA Judge Andrea Duggan has completed all probationary judge’s license requirements and has been awarded her full “USCA Trial Judges License” effective 5/1/2013. This has been approved . . .

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USCA Teams with BSA For SAR

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Organization News

April 28, 2013 has been deemed the “Day of the Search & Rescue Dog”. To honor this day and in view of our international involvement under the RH program, the United Schutzhund Clubs of America is now participating with the Boy Scouts of America, who have adopted the RH platform for training purposes. The first . . .

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Rulebook Correction

Completion/Disarm Commands

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Regulatory Changes

USCA Members, There has been a correction to the USCA Rule Book effecting the section Completion / Disarm on standard size book on pages 56, 61, 62, 67, 69 and on the Small size book on pages 84, 92, 94, 102, 105.At no time is the handler allowed to use the command “Platz / Down” . . .

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X-Rays for SV HD/ED evaluations

***EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY***

Friday, March 29, 2013
Organization News

If submitting x-rays to the USCA office for processing of the HD/ED evaluations, a letter from your veterinarian on his/her letterhead stating the following, is now required. Confirmation from the veterinarian that he/she verified the identity of the dog presented to them by means of the tattoo and/or microchip number, dog’s full registered name, and . . .

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New USCA Rulebooks Released

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Organization News

The task of putting together our USCA Trial Rules and Regulations has been a huge undertaking, in part due to the continuing confusion due to translation between German and English as well as the subtle differences between the FCI wording and the SV. I’m very proud of the end result that is our USCA Rulebook. . . .

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