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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 the code of ethics linked to the first paragraph of our Breeders page. 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.


Upcoming Events


Saturday-Sunday, October 12-13

PVSSC Barn Hunt Trials

ISLE OF CALAIS HEALTHY OUTDOORS
19393 SPRING LAKE DR
SMITHFIELD VA 23430

Closing date for trial is October 1. However, EVERY trial at this location in this area has filled and had a wait list this year, if you wait you may not get in. If you are potentially going to earn a master, RATCH, RATCHX, or crazy 8 title please contact Secretary Michelle Bell.

Secretary Bell will comp a run for any PVSSC members who will commit to working the entire trials Sat and Sun. For more information, see Barn Hunt Trial October 2019.

 
Updated on Friday, February 15th 2019