Potomac Valley Standard Schnauzer Club

The Standard Schnauzer is a robust, heavy-set dog, sturdily built, with a dense harsh no-shed coat. A medium-sized dog, he is knee high and 35 to 45 pounds. The Standard Schnauzer combines a spirited temperament with extreme reliability. Excellent with children and friends, he is still the guardian of his home and family.

The club was founded 50 years ago as the AKC-sanctioned local specialty club for the greater Washington DC area and follow this code of ethics. The PVSSC is one of the breed’s largest and most active specialty organizations. In the past 50 years members have finished over 1000 AKC Champions and many obedience and performance titlists.


Next Meeting or Event

Next Meeting or Event

Saturday, January 19th—***CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER***

Regular Meeting

Event Location: Home of Karen and Michael Ioffredo, 7806 Falstaff Rd, McLean, VA 22102. Phone: 703-356-9763


PROGRAM: PVSSC Member Karen Peak (West Wind Dog Training) will be discussing (with a sense of humor and seriousness mixed) a few of her more interesting cases as a dog trainer. Karen applies positive methods to one-on-one training for a variety of behavioral problems. She started the Safe Kids/Safe Dogs Project to improve interactions between dogs and children, including reading of dog body language.

ALSO – AN “AU REVOIR” TO LYNETTE ANDERSON – Lynette, a PVSSC member since 1975, will be moving to Richmond in coming weeks, and this means we won’t be seeing much of her in the future. Lynette servedfor years as Puppy Referral Chair and is currently PVSSC Librarian. Let’s give her a great send-off! There will be cake!

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Updated on Friday, January 11th 2019