New Member Applicants April, 2017

The GSDCA-WDA Office is still open. The Office is still processing matters relating to SV programs such as Hip and Elbow Certifications, Dental Notations, Breed Surveys, and DNA Certifications. It can also issue Score Books, as well as Tattoo and Microchip Certifications.

GSDCA-WDA Judges are still available, and a Club may obtain approval for events and releases of GSDCA-WDA Judges by contacting the Office.

Any questions or concerns may additionally be directed to Dan Yee or Alethea Caldwell Munsinger.


The German Shepherd Dog Club of America-Working Dog Association, Inc. (GSDCA-WDA) is dedicated to the welfare and betterment of the German Shepherd Dog. The GSDCA-WDA is a corporation separate and apart from, but closely allied and associated with the German Shepherd Dog Club of America, Inc. (GSDCA).

Through its relationship with the GSDCA and their membership in the World Union of German Shepherd Dog Clubs (WUSV), the GSDCA-WDA is able to offer internationally recognized events and programs to its members.

  • Local, regional and national trials and shows
  • Qualification trials and shows for the selection of dog and handler teams to represent the United States internationally
  • Training seminars
  • Helper certification events
  • Judges program
  • HGH herding program
  • Internationally recognized breed surveys
  • Member clubs throughout the country dedicated to training, showing and trialing

GSDCA-WDA offers an opportunity for you and your family to become involved in activities with your dog. Any number of personal goals can be fulfilled from the development of your dog into a sound, well-rounded companion to International competition representing the United States.


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