Diablo Valley German Shepherd Dog Club

Other Resources


German Shepherd Training Info website

German Shepherd Dog breeder, exhibitor and judge Linda Bankhead worked with handlers and owners around the country to produce this outstanding video describing and illustrating the standard for the breed.

AKC & German Shepherd Websites


German Shepherd Dog Club of America

German Shepherd Dog Club of America – Mid-Pacific Regional Clubs
American Kennel Club

Golden State German Shepherd Rescue


On Facebook

German Shepherds of the Bay Area  "German Shepherds of the Bay Area participate in all types of activities with their Shepherds; from train rides, to canoeing down the Russian River, to walks at Santana Row, hikes, training, scent classes and agility classes.

The German Shepherd Dog Community Group  “This is a page that is a good place to call ‘home’ if you are owned by a German Shepherd!”

Golden State German Shepherd Rescue "Saving Dogs Through Adoption and Education"

German Shepherd Dog Club of America - The "parent" club in the AKC



Links and Resources


The Diablo Valley German Shepherd Dog Club does not endorse businesses or other enterprises; however, members offer you links to websites they have found useful. Club members:  If you want a resource added, email the contact and website address (URL) to info@dvgsdc.org

Competing with Your German Shepherd

(The section links take you to websites explaining the sports)


Obedience 
Mount Diablo Dog Training Club, 1027 A Detroit Ave, Concord, CA   (925) 933- 8774. MDDTC offers many other types of training, as well. 

Oakland Dog Training Club, 5327 Jacuzzi Street, Building 3, Suite E1, Richmond, CA 94804. ODTC offers many other types of training, as well.

Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore, 131 Pacific Avenue Livermore, CA, (925) 344-6168. DVDCL offers many other types of training, as well.


Rally Obedience 
See the Mount Diablo, Oakland and Del Valle Dog Training Clubs, above.

Herding
Debbie Pollard, Herding 4 Ewe, Vacaville, herding4u@aol.com
Marian Pott, Sonol, miramark9@comcast.net
Jill Reifschneider, Patterson, acebouv@yahoo.com
Clint Abbott, San Juan Bautista, Clintonabbot@hotmail.com

Tracking 

Agility  
Happiness Country Kennels, 5815 Mission Rd., Sunol, 925-862-1900, hckennels@gmail.com

Schutzhund  


Nose Work 
Suzanne Edholm, suzanneedholm@comcast.net
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Canine Good Citizenship Test

Temperament Test (hosted next by DVGSD in 2017) 

Boarding


Contra Costa County

 
Breton's School for Dogs and Cats (Danville) 1455 Lawrence Rd.​, Danville, CA 94506​ ​925-736-6231​

Camp 4 Paws (Clayton) 4460 Morgan Territory Road, Clayton, CA  94517 925-672-9295


Diablo K9 Academy, (Pleasanton)
5990 Camino Tassajara, Pleasanton, CA  94588
925-248-0500 



San Francisco County


Pet Camp (San Francisco)

525 Phelps St., San Francisco, CA  94124

415-282-0700