Hank and Harlee learned of the Schutzhund club through two members of Scarborough Select. Hank has had past experience with training in obedience and has titled numerous dogs in the past; Harlee comes from a German background, Sire -V1 Imex vom Emkendorfer-Park – SchH3 / Kkl1 and the dam – V Jilly vom Finkenschalg – SchH1 / Kkl1 were both imported from Germany.
Hank has accomplished a lot not only it the sport but also in the Conformation ring taking Harlee to IPO2 and the first Canadian if not north America’s bred Long Stock Coat female to receive a VA rating
Margaret is the Treasurer and Director of Scarborough Select German Shepherd Schutzhund Club and has been since 2007. Margaret was introduced to Schutzhund in 1998. Her mentor is Aaron Winsor.
Margaret rescued Lucy when she was approximately 2 years of age. She was found abandoned in the street. Lucy is unable to participate in all aspects of Schutzhund due to knee injuries however she thoroughly enjoys tracking and obedience. Lucy has been training in Schutzhund since 2006 and has been successful in obtaining her BH.
Koby (Romeo Academy) comes from a sire (Oargos dei Precision) titled with a VA1 IPO3, and dam from Germany (Arlanda von Arlett).
Koby being May’s first GSD she decided to join SSGSSC to understand and learn the sport. Together with the support and encouragement of club members, she has not only discovered the amazing characteristics of the breed, but started to build a strong relationship with her dog, whilst making good friends.
After Koby winning 1st place (VP) in his class (9-12mos Male) at the Ontario Regional Sieger Show in 2022, May is ardent and devoted to further hone Koby’s raw talent and looks forward to training Koby to reach his full potential.
With much sadness we said goodbye to a great friend, club member, GSD lover and one of one of the most wonderful person anyone could ever meet. R.I.P good friend, you will always have a special place in our hearts.
Forever in our hearts – the dog sport community loss a truly special and wonderful lady with Gladys’s passing. She was a fantastic tracker, a dedicated dog trainer and supportive mentor that always had kind words for her friends, family and members of the dog sport community.
John has been involved in all aspects of the dog world from breeding, judging and training since approximately 1993. He has been involved in Schutzhund specifically since 2006. John is a certified Irondog Judge/Helper, certified Schutzhund club helper, certified NWDA helper, APA Weight pull, EKC & NKC Conformation Judge and has been a judge and decoy in several Personal Protection Tournaments. Along with training his own dogs, he trains many others. He is currently training Hex & Tuborg in the sport of Schutzhund and finds Hex enjoying the entire sport. Hex has been successful in obtaining her BH and looks forward to future successes. Tuborg is a beginner with a lot of potential. John also brings Noah to the club on occasion to keep him in tip top shape. Noah is retired but still enjoys a bite or two. John is Scarborough Select’s club helper.
Female, Dutch Shepherd
Male, American Bulldog
Hugo and I started training in 2012. Hugo is my first working line GSD and I am a first time Schutzhund Handler. I grew up with dogs and have a love of all breeds and types.
I am a member of the GSSCC.
HUGO PECHENKOV Born in Oroville, California @ True Haus Kennels on April 8th 2012. Sire: Esko vom Klammeck Dam: Terra vom True Haus
To develop a strong bond with Hugo and allow him to do what he loves most which is work and play. I also like the sport to learn from Handlers with experience working and training GSDs.
Best part of Schutzhund?:
Watching Hugo work and enjoying the company of others that appreciate dogs and dog sports.
What are your goals in Schutzhund?:
Train hard and develop my skills as a handler.