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Organizations in the USA that White Swiss Shepherds Can Compete In

You've bought a White Swiss Shepherd and you want to get into sports. Great! Well, except that, because they are not AKC (American Kennel Club) recognized, it can be hard to figure out what venues to compete in for a given sport. Well, we took the difficulty out of this issue for you by creating this list of American organizations which allow White Swiss Shepherds to compete as a breed separate from the German Shepherd Dog.


AGILITY:

  • American Stock Dog Registry (White Shepherd)

  • Australian Shepherd Club of America (White Shepherd)

  • North American Dog Agility Council (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • UK Agility International (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • United States Dog Agility Association (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

BARN HUNT:

  • Barn Hunt Association (White Shepherd)

CONFORMATION:

  • American Rare Breed Association (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • American Stock Dog Registry (White Shepherd)

  • American White Shepherd Association (White Shepherd)

  • International All Breed Canine Association (White Shepherd or White Swiss Shepherd)

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

COURSING ABILITY:

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

DOCK DIVING:

  • Australian Shepherd Club of America (White Shepherd)

  • DockDogs (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • North American Diving Dogs (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • Ultimate Air Dogs (White Shepherd)

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

HERDING:

  • American Herding Breed Association (White Shepherd)

  • American Stock Dog Registry (White Shepherd)

  • Australian Shepherd Club of America (White Shepherd)

IGP (TRACKING, OBEDIENCE, AND PROTECTION SPORT):

  • American Working Dog Federation (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • United Schutzhund Clubs of America (White Swiss Shepherd)

NOSEWORK/SCENTWORK:

  • American Stock Dog Registry (White Shepherd)

  • Canine Work and Games (White Shepherd or White Swiss Shepherd or Berger Blanc Suisse)

  • National Association of Canine Scent Work (White Shepherd)

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

OBEDIENCE:

  • Australian Shepherd Club of America (White Shepherd)

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

PRECISION COURSING:

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

RALLY OBEDIENCE:

  • American Stock Dog Registry (White Shepherd)

  • Australian Shepherd Club of America (White Shepherd)

  • World Cynosport Rally Limited (White Swiss Shepherd)

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

SHED HUNT:

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)

TRICK:

  • Do More With Your Dog (White Shepherd or White Swiss Shepherd or Berger Blanc Suisse)

TRACKING:

  • Australian Shepherd Club of America (White Shepherd)

WEIGHT PULL:

  • World Wide Weight Pull (White Shepherd)

  • United Kennel Club (White Shepherd)


If you are aware of any other organizations which allow White Swiss Shepherds to compete as such, please leave a comment or email us at whiteswissworld@gmail.com so that we can update our list.



Moro's Kazoku No Kibo, owned by Emily Wang, competing in UKC dock diving at Premier Nationals 2022.

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