German Shepherd Resources Page



Links to Useful German Shepherd Resources By Country & Worldwide


Organisations, Clubs and Authorities

United States

American German Shepherd Rescue Association

The AGSRA is a fund raising group that makes funds available to qualified German Shepherd rescue organizations and align with their overall goal of operating programs which protect the German Shepherd Dog from suffering cruelty, homelessness, ignorance, neglect and misuse.


German Shepherd Dog Club of America

The GSDCA is the Parent Club for German Shepherds in America. You can read about the purpose of the club here.


American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Useful information on the rescue, placement and protection of dogs and animals.


American Kennel Club (German Shepherds)

The AKC contains some great starter breed information about German Shepherds aswell as some good resources for finding German Shepherd clubs, breeders, rescues etc.


American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation

The AKCCHF is the largest non profit organization funding exclusively canine health research


United Schutzhund Clubs of America

Since 1975, the USCA has been the national organization dedicated to preserving the German Shepherd dog’s working heritage through Schutzhund training and breed surveys.


American German Shepherd Dog Charitable Foundation

The AGSDCF helps fund research studies aimed at reducing the incidence of medical conditions in the German Shepherd Dog and improving the effectiveness of treatment of many types of medical conditions.


Association of American Feed Control Officials

AAFCO is a voluntary membership association of US local, state and federal agencies charged powers of law to regulate the sale and distribution of animal feeds and animal drug remedies.



German Shepherd Dog Club of Canada

GSDCC is recognized as the national or parent German Shepherd dog club of Canada.


Animal Welfare Club of Canada

Canadian Club commited to animal welfare and protection.


Canadian Kennel Club (German Shepherds)

The CKC contains some good resources for finding a German Shepherd breeder or blub near you in Canada.


German Shepherd Schutzhund Club of Canada

The GSSCC is Canada’s national Schutzhund club.


Canadian Government Competition Bureau

The Competition Bureau regulate labeling and advertising of pet food in Canada with two main pieces of regulation:


Pet Food Association Of Canada

Pet Food Association of Canada (PFAC) member companies are committed to ensuring the health and vigour of family pets – abiding by the Candian pet food regulations in doing so.


United Kingdom 

The Kennel Club UK (German Shepherds)

Has a wealth of information for German Shepherds in the UK, including but not limited to:


British Association for German Shepherd Dogs

One of the more prominent German Shepherd Clubs in the UK.


Food Standards Agency

Information on the basic provisions of animal feed legislation which apply to pet food.


Animal Health Trust

A veterinary charity of researchers and clinicians that look for ways to diagnose problems and share information about bettering animal health and research.


Rest of Europe

Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde

The Original German Shepherd Club located in Germany, where the SV German Shepherd Standard was born.



German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia

One of the prominent German Shepherd Dog Clubs in Australia.


German Shepherd Dog League of NSW

Dog League in NSW in Australia.


German Shepherd Dog Club of Victoria

Non-profit German Shepherd organisation/club in Victoria.


German Shepherd Dog Association of Western Australia

Dog association offering information on German Shepherd dogs – based in WA.


German Shepherd Dog Club of SA

Non-profit German Shepherd organisation/club in SA


The German Shepherd Dog Club Of Queensland

Non-profit German Shepherd organisation/club in Queensland


German Shepherd Dog Club Tasmania

German Shepherd dog club in Tasmania.


ACT German Shepherd Dog Association

ACT German Shepherd Dog Club.


Australian National Kennel Council

Information of the German Shepherd dog breed and relevant standards.


Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)

The RSPCA is an independent, non-government community-based charity providing animal care and protection services.


Pet Food Industry Association of Australia

Worked with the government and private sector to develop Australian Standard (AS 5812) that regulates pet food production and labelling for safe and nutritious pet foods.



Pet Education

Expert information on a range of dog issues and topics.


Vet Authored and Approved information on dog topics.

Cesars Way

Information on a range of dog topics, with some great training articles.

Drs Foster and Smith

Vet Operated online company with some great information about dog health and products.


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