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

AKC ACT Standard 1 & 2 Agility Testing Trial

October 8th

Talbot Kennel Club will be offering an AKC ACT Standard 1 & 2 agility testing trial on October 8, 2022 at the Talbot Kennel Club Training Building. ACT 1 is designed for the beginner level Agility dog to show beginning sequencing and performance skills.  There will be two rounds for ACT 1 Standard, giving the handler an opportunity to earn a new title.  There will also be an ACT 2 Standard with two rounds and the opportunity to earn a second title.
For more information on the event and entry form visit the TKC website at https://www.talbotkennelclub.org/acttrial2022.

Updated on Monday, May 2nd 2022