- FCI-Fédération Cynologique Internationale – The World Canine Organisation. It includes 83 members and contract partners (one member per country) that each issue their own pedigrees and train their own judges. The FCI makes sure that the pedigrees and judges are mutually recognized by all the FCI members.
- Verband für das Deutsche Hundewesen (VDH) – The VDH is the umbrella organisation for more than 168 membership organisations in the whole of Germany.
- Deutschen Hundesportverband (dhv) – governs the dog sports organisations including agility, rally obedience, obedience and tracking.
- World Union of German Shepherd Dog Clubs (WUSV) – Comprised of 92 member clubs in 85 countries, the WUSV strives to ensure a uniform breed standard, alignment of the points of view and the evaluation German Shepherds in breeding and performance, clarification of open questions about breeding and training, rearing and attitude as well as the fight against hereditary diseases.
- Fédération Mondiale Bergers Belge (FMBB) – The World Federation for Belgian Shepherds
- Verein für Deutsche Schäferhund (SV) – German breed club for the German Shepherd dog
- DVG – Deutscher Verband der Gebrauchshundsportvereine
German Breed Clubs
- ADRK-Allgemeiner Deutscher Rottweiler Klub e.V.
- Belgische Schäferhunde Berlin e.V.
- Deutscher Club für Leonberger Hunde e. V.
- Deutscher Klub für Belgische Schäferhunde e. V.
- Deutscher Malinois Club e.V.
- Dobermann Vereine e. V.
- Hovawart-Zuchtgemeinschaft Deutschland e.V.
- Rassezuchtverein für Hovawart Hunde e.V.
- Verein für Deutsche Schaeferhunde
American Working Dog Federation Links
The AWDF provides a platform for organizations dedicated to preserving the working characteristics of their breeds, and is an applicant member of FCI. The AWDF is comprised of working breed member clubs.
- American Working Dog Federation
- Federation American Bulldog
- Federation for the American Staffordshire Terrier (defunct)
- United States Boxer Association
- North American Working Bouvier Association
- United Doberman Club
- United Schutzhund Clubs of America
- United States Mondioring Association
- American Working Malinois
- Working Pitbull Terrier Club of America
- Working Riesenschnauzer Federation
- United States Rottweiler Club
- Canadian Working Dog Federation (CWDF) The CWDF is a new all-breed organization dedicated to the IPO/IGP dog sport in Canada, created to federate all Canadian working breed clubs that are already or want to get involved in IPO/IGP and the Utility Dogs sports regulated by the FCI through its Utility Dogs Commission.
- German Shepherd Schutzhund Club of Canada
- Weltunion der Vereine für Deutsche Schäferhunde (WUSV)
- Verein für Deutsche Schaeferhunde (SV)
- United Schutzhund Clubs of America (UScA)
Deutscher Verband der Gebrauchshundsportverein (DVG)
Schutzhund & Working Dog Sites
- Schutzhund-Training.com Excellent site
- Shaping a SchH Retrieve
- Subscribe to Dave Kroyer’s training videos
- Ivan Balabanov’s *excellent* training videos
- Working Dog EU
- Pedigree Database
- Schutzhund Village
- Michael Ellis on Leerburg
- Dr P’s Dog Training & Behavior
- Sirius Dogs – Promoting the Performance Dog
- T.P. Hundeguide WUSV on WWW
- Malinois.com – Malinois Links Directory
- The Malinut Page – a favourite!
- IPO in Belgium
Working Dog Equipment & Supplies
Hallmark K9 offers clubs a 10% discount to clubs on orders over $250!
- Canine Outfitters
- Dethyse – Dog Sports and Equipment, Inc.
- Dog Sport Gear
- Euro Joe Products
- For Dog Trainers.com
- Harddog’s Requisites USA
- Ray Allen
- Universal K-9
Fight Internet Spam!
- FRAUDWATCH INTERNATIONAL
- Abuse.net Home Page
- Securities Exchange Commission: Complaints? What to do
- Fight Spam on the Internet
- Welcome to SpamCop
Urban Legends & Internet Hoaxes
Check these before forwarding that virus warning you got from a “friend”!
- Urban Legends Reference Pages at Snopes.com
- Urban Legends and Folklore
- Vmyths.com- Truth About computer virus Myths & Hoaxes
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