If you have an interest in the German Shepherd Dog, you have come to the right place. Our members are owners, breeders, trainers, and most of all, fans of this most versatile of breeds.

Our members take part in a wide variety of activities, from showing, herding, scent work, obedience, agility, schutzhund, therapy work, hiking -- and there are even a number of k-9 couch potatoes! For a full description check out the ACTIVITIES page.

The German Shepherd Dog Club of Oregon holds specialty dog shows, obedience trials, and assorted other events of interest to the membership.

Check out our Breed Information page for a brief introduction and Breed FAQs for answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Our meetings are open to the public. If you are looking to learn about the breed, learn about dog shows, or just find someone to talk "dog" with, come join us! Our meetings and events are held in the Portland metro area.

Next Meeting: June 6th, 2019 at 7:30 PM.

Meeting at regular meeting location at Clackamas Community Club. Well behaved dogs are invited to attend!

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2018 Officers:

  • President: Jim Primmer
  • Vice President: Jo O'Brien
  • Secretary: Secretary
  • Treasurer: Patty Bensene

  • GSDs make a good showing at first AKC Scentwork Trials in Northwest.
    Congrats to the dogs and handlers!

    and to all the new title holders!

    GSDCO Banquet!! Friday, May 3rd, 6:30pm at McGrath's Fish House, 11050 SE Oak St. Milwaukie, Oregon. Pins will be awarded to title earners!

    It's not too late to renew your membership. Bring payment to the banquet or use paypal by clicking on "PAYMENTS" in the "Find it Fast" list at the left.


    Articles of interest

    Swimming/Water Therapy

    Photos from the May Meeting

    Educational Programs

    a variety of topics

    All our educational programs are open to the public at no charge.