2020 conformation show

October 3 and 4, 2020

 We are pleased to announce that DSC San Diego will be hosting a conformation show on Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4, 2020. The breed survey will take place at Fiesta Island in San Diego, CA on Saturday morning while the conformation show will take place Sunday at Glassman Recreation Center in the Rancho Bernardo area of San Diego, CA. We are proud to announce that SV Judge, Erich Boesl, from Germany will be here to oversee the show. More details, including an entry form will be available on this page in the near future.

Club trial results

Deutscher Schaferhunde Club of San Diego Club Trial

November 22 and 23, 2019

13 amazing dogs and their handlers competed in our club trial at Fiesta Island for a total of 15 titles. For the second year in a row, we were honored to have SV Judge Bernhard Prem from Kitzbuhel, Austria in charge of the trial. The results of our trial were published in the February 2020 edition of the German Shepherd Dog Review.

Christine Barker and her dogs Ansell and Atarah each earned their BH title

Linda Bettys and her dog Shaq earned their BH title

Mersedeh Mehrtash and her dog Ziggy earned their BH and AD titles

Karen Wolff and her dog Flair earned their AD title

Alethea Caldwell Munsinger and her dog Apollo earned their FPr2 and UPr2 titles

Thomas Schoder and his dog Hannes earned their IGP1 title

Karen Wolff and her dog Annie earned their IGP2 title

Ariana Afshar and her dog Kol earned their IGP2 title

Rylee Ryckman and her dog Magnus earned their IGP3 title

Linda Stafford and her dog Brando earned their IGP3 title

Special thanks to Michael McKinney and David Belanich for assisting with the bicycle riding during the AD trial. In addition, all of the club members wish to offer thanks to Leon Luszcz for all of his time and dedication to the club.

Several competitors traveled significant distances to participate in the trial and we certainly appreciate their efforts. Linda Bettys and Shaq joined us from Big Bear City, CA. Alethea Caldwell Munsinger and Apollo joined us from Tucson, AZ. Karen Wolff with Annie and Flair joined us from Fremont, CA. Finally, Thomas Schoder with Hannes and Soffi joined us all the way from Melba, ID. 

Last but certainly not least, a very special thanks to our club helper, Victor Belanich, who completed his second club trial as a GSDCA-certified helper. His tireless work again won high praise from Judge Bernhard Prem.


Trial Photos




Bernhard, Karen, and Annie


Linda, Brando, and Bernhard


Victor, Ansell, Bernhard, Christine, and Atarah


Bernhard, Mersedeh, Ziggy, and Leon


Bernhard, Shaq, and Linda

GSDCA information



Our club, Deutscher Schaferhunde Club of San Diego (DSCSD), is an SV Regional Club within the German Shepherd Dog Club of America (GSDCA). If you plan to enter your dog in a GSDCA-sanctioned conformation show or trial, you, as an individual or family, must first become a member of the GSDCA.


Every dog entered in a GSDCA-sanctioned conformation show or trial must have its own scorebook. After you've secured your GSDCA membership, please contact Joy Schultz at the GSDCA to obtain a scorebook for your dog. Her contact information can be found here: http://www.gsdca.org/sv-programs/sv-regional-clubs

New bh routine for 2019

With rule changes that took effect January 1, 2019, the BH routine has been modified as described in the video below:

Training Session Videos

Christine, Lilly, and Logan working with Mike on the BH pattern

Brandon (with Christine), Bucko (with Lilly), and Nikita (with Logan) strutting their stuff in a BH pattern

Here's Where We Train Every Saturday Morning at 9:30 am

Deutscher Schaferhunde Club of San Diego

Fiesta Island Road, San Diego, California 92109, United States

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