The German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia Inc is the governing body of the German Shepherd Dog in Australia, and affiliated to the Australian National Kennel Council (ANKC).

We offer information on all facets of the German Shepherd Dog for owners, members and the general public who may own or are interested in the German Shepherd Dog breed.


VALE Joylene Neddermeyer

Dear Friends of the German Shepherd Dog, It is with much sadness and shock that I inform you all of the unexpected passing of Joylene Neddermeyer. Joylene suffered a brain aneurism and was admitted to... Read More

Jo Cathie becomes an SV National judge

The GSDCA is pleased to congratulate Ms Jo Cathie on recently attaining her SV ‘National Special Judge of Breeding Evaluation’. Jo was previously a WUSV judge and has continued to complete her qualifications under the... Read More

Our newest Breed Surveyors

The GSDCA warmly congratulates our newly appointed Breed Surveyors, Sharon Ballantyne (Qld) and Natalie Humphries (WA). At the National Breed Commission meeting in Melbourne on 21st July 2018, both Sharon and Natalie were awarded Breed... Read More

Sires Progeny Report National

The Sires Progeny Report from the 2018 National Show is now available. The report is also printed in the National edition of the Quarterly Review, which all members should now have received by post. View... Read More

HD/ED Application Form Charges

HD/ED Application Forms Effective 1st July 2018 the cost for GSDCA Hip Dysplasia/Elbow Dysplasia Control Scheme Application forms will be as follows: Ø HD/ED Form – Hips & Elbows from $68 to $70 Ø HD/ED... Read More

New Breed Survey Requirements

Members are advised that the following additional requirement for GSDCA Breed Survey shall apply as of 1st July 2018 Animals MUST not be desexed, have gained a minimum of a “Good” grading at a specialist... Read More

2018 National Results

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