by Big B on 24 August 2004 - 00:08
It gives me immense pleasure to announce that a New Chapter of the German Shepherd Dog Club of India is formed and they will be having their first speciality show on the 16th of December judged by the very famous Dr.Karen Hedberg of Australia.GSD fanciers from all over India are most welcome.You'll also get the chance to witness the Doberman National the next day and to show your GSD in the Calcutta Canine Club's all-breed shows on the 19th.You may contact Mr.Avijoy Mukherjee,Jt-Secretary of the New Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org A brief introduction of Dr.Hedberg: Dr.Karen Hedberg has owned German Shepherds since 1976 and has breed under the Pendragan prefix with David and Sandy O'Rourke for many years.They were the first kennel to import Uran Wildsteiger Land and Quando Arminius bloodlines into Australia and have bred with success from these and other lines that they imported. Dr.Hedberg has been a Group 5(Working Dog)judge,a GSD Specialist judge and breed surveyor for many years and has judged extensively throughout Australia,New Zealand,Malaysia and Hong Kong.She is currently under taking her Group 6(Utility Dog)licence. As a veterinarian,Dr Hedberg is very interested in all the hereditary and health aspects of the GSD, particularly the soundness of hips and elbows. Dr Hedberg has held many positions on the GSD Council of Australia Executive and currently holds the Chairman of the Judges Subcommittee position as well as being the Hereditary Diseases Chairperson.