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Tri-City Schutzhund Verein!


Tri-City Schutzhund Verein is an all-breed dog club located in Purcellville, VA. We are dedicated to the betterment of the working dog through training and specialize in all phases of Schutzhund/IPO and German style conformation shows.

At Tri-City, we train both dogs AND handlers and regularly compete at local and regional events. We are a member of German Shepherd Dog Club of America – Working Dog Association (GSDCA-WDA) and host an annual club trial and show.

Our President and Training Director is Steve House, a certified WDA National Level Helper and WDA Teaching Helper. He has mentored and coached competitors at all levels, as well as trained and certified eleven helpers from scratch. Steve has also regularly appeared as a helper for the North American Seiger Show.