WELCOME TO THE NORTHWESTERN REGION!

Visit the “News” page for the latest information! Updated 09/15/2016.


The 2016 NW Regional Championship Podium. From left to right: Diane Vegsund with Zari (5th place), Jamie Ryan with Dante (3rd place), Dave Deleissegues with Daggi (Regional Champion), Anna van Kovn with Aleph (2nd place), James Downey with Mickey (4th place)

The 2016 NW Regional Championship Podium. From left to right: Diane Vegsund with Zari (5th place), Jamie Ryan with Dante (3rd place), Dave Deleissegues with Daggi (Regional Champion), Anna van Kovn with Aleph (2nd place), James Downey with Mickey (4th place). Photo: Brian Aghajani.


2017 Regional Conformation Show and Breed Survey: June 9-11  

  • Hosted by: Menlo Park Schutzhund Club, La Honda, CA
  • Judge: SV Peter Arth
  • Website: More information will be posted on the MPSC website as the event draws closer.

2017 Regional IPO Championship: September 16-17  

  • Hosted by: Central Coast Schutzhund Club in Hollister, CA
  • Judges: Willie Pope (Tracking) and Bill Szenmiklosi (OB, Protection)
  • WebsiteCCSC Facebook Page


ABOUT OUR REGION

From the very beginning, the Northwestern Region has played an integral role in the history of Schutzhund in the United States. Officially designated as a region within United Schutzhund Clubs of America in 1976, the Northwestern Region has been home to many of the individuals involved in the beginnings of Schutzhund and USCA. It was in the Santa Clara Valley in Northern California that Schutzhund was first introduced into the U.S., through immigrant Gernot Riedel in 1957. In 1959, the first Schutzhund club in the United States was formed in Santa Clara: the Peninsula Police Canine Corps (now Peninsula Canine Corps, or PCC). Continue reading

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