Congratulations to the Irish National IPO Champions 2018 Clare Higgins and Eilenburg Joel of OG Thomond! National Tracking Champions are Jim Caldwell and Neo vom Bachfeld of OG Templepatrick. Judge: Herr Dieter Schmale SV
For information – please see attached a presentation on potential rule changes to IPO for 2019 from the FCI, including a proposed name change to IGP or ‘Internationale Gebrauchshundeprüfung’. http://www.fci.be/en/FCI-Utility-Dogs-Commission-75.html
Well done to all those who took part in the club trial at OG Waterside judged by Toine Jonkers (SV/VDH) and those who attained GSA Ireland Helper and Tracklayer Licences over the weekend of November 3-5 2017.
The GSA represents one of 85 countries with affiliated membership of the World Union of German Shepherd Dog Clubs (WUSV) . Local groups can provide handlers and dogs with the very best training and experience at well equipped facilities in disciplines which include obedience, tracking, agility, ring craft and protection work.