The German Shorthaired Pointer Club Victoria, Incorporated was founded in 1965. It is associated with Dogs Victoria (www.dogsvictoria.com.au). The Club has a mix of members, ranging from serious shooters to loving pet owners. The Club runs various events throughout the year, including Field and Retrieving Trials, Conformation Shows and Obedience Trials. For schedules relating to these trials and shows, please see the "Calendar" tab.
The day to day running of the Club is the responsibility of the elected Committee members who are always available to assist members where possible.
The German Shorthaired Pointer, or Shorthair as they are more commonly known, is one of the most versatile of the gundog breeds. Whether you are looking for a serious hunting partner or a loyal companion, the Shorthair will adapt to almost any lifestyle.
Currently Shorthairs are competing in a variety of events: Field Trials, Retrieving Trials, Obedience, Agility, Flyball, Tracking, Endurance Tests and Conformation Showing. Victorian dogs are also working as detector dogs with AQIS.
To encourage members in their endeavours, annual awards are available as well as memento trophies for each title a dog gains. These are presented at the Annual General Meeting in February of every year, which all members are encouraged to attend.
The Club also has a Facebook Page (GSP Club Of Victoria - Official) and send emails to keeps member up to date with what is going on in the world of the German Shorthaired Pointer. To become a member of the GSP Club of Vic, please view the "Membership" tab on this website and download a Membership Form.
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The German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Victoria Retrieving Training Seminar 11 February 2023 With Greg Playdon & Russell Whitechurch The GSP Club is pleased to present a training seminar by two of Australia’s most successful retrieving trial competitors. This is a rare opportunity to learn from the best in the game. The format for the seminar starts in the classroom in the morning, followed in the afternoon with putting what you learned in the classroom into practice out in the training area. Open to all but limited to 30 places so it’s first in best dressed Cost to GSP Club members $10 All other participants $20 Bar-be-que lunch provided What to Bring: Your dog, dog stake, a folding chair, and an open mind. WHERE: KCC Park Room 4 WHEN: 11/02/2023 Time 9:00 am until 4:00pm For bookings please contact: David Blacker 0408 597 739 firstname.lastname@example.org Russell Thomas 0416 076 243 email@example.com Russell Whitechurch participation is subject to his availability
The German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Victoria is holding a Championship Show on Saturday the 24th of September, 2022
The Annual General Meeting of the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Victoria Inc will be held on Monday the 28th of February, 2022 at 8pm in the Lyndhurst Rooms at KCC Park, Skye. Please find Nomination forms for Committee on the AGM page and Membership Renewal Forms in the Membership Section – nominees must be financial members of the GSPCV for 2022. Nominations and Agenda items need to be in the hands of the Secretary no later than 4pm Monday the 7th of February, 2022.