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Posted 11/21/2023: Obedience Training Class Cancellation

Obedience Training Classes have been CANCELLED for Tuesday 11/21/2023
Due to the weather report for tonight classes will be cancelled.
They are predicting high winds and flooding. We are concerned about our later classes gertting home safely.

We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

Posted 11/20/2023: Presentation
Tuesday November 28th
The club will have the following events:

Time: 6:30PM
Bergen County Emergency/Disaster Management Presentation
Presentation by Mr. Barry Levenethal NJCEM
Operations/Training Officier
Pesentation on Emergency Preparedness

Time: 7:30PM
Members Meeting
NNJGSDC Club Elections

The Ramapo Reformed Church
Education Hall
100 Island Road
Mahwah, NJ 07652

Posted 11/17/2023: Training Students
Tuesday November 28th - There is NO Training Class.
Tuesday December 26th - There is NO Training Class.

Posted 11/17/2023: New Obedience Training Session Begins
Next Obedience Session Begin:

Tuesday January 9, 2024

Tuesday Evenings Only

All new students must have their dog evaluated by our Trainer.
Evaluations must be scheduled PRIOR to a class.

To set up an evaluation please contact:
Michelle Lustberg - Cell 551-206-9838 or by Email mdlrn@aol.com
Bill Tilstra - Email biltil@aol.com

Posted 08/22/2023: Members Meeting and Annual Elections - UPDATED

2023 - 2024 Officers and Board of Govenors

WHEN: Tuesday November 28, 2023 at 7:00PM
WHERE: Training Facility, Ramapo Reformed Church, 100 Island Rd, Mahwah, NJ

The Position for Recording Secretary is Available through Petition
Contact the Corresponding Secetary Michelle Lustberg for additional information at mdlrn@aol.com

SLATE of OFFICERS for 2024 is as follows:

President - Mike Begendorf
Vice President - Karin Wagner
Treasurer - Bill Tilstra
Recording Secretary - Available through Petition
Corresponding Secretary - Michelle Lustberg

Board of Govenors: 4 Positions

Tammy Adelson
Aleta Begendorf - Incumbent
Brian Bradshaw - Incumbent
Sharon Heisler - Incumbent
Ed Monkemeier
Mark Nulman
Steve Patch - Incumbent

Additional Nominations

As Stated in Our Club By-Laws, Article V, Section 3 c

c. Additional nominations may be made before October 15 by written
petition to the Corresponding Secretary signed by 10 percent of the
current membership in good standing and endorsed by each such
additional nominee signifying his willingness to be a candidate. No
person may be a candidate for more than one office, and the additional
nominations which are provided for herein may be made only from among
those members who were not nominated by the Nominating Committee or
who declined the Nominating Committee’s nomination in writing for the
office of President, Vice President, Recording Secretary,
Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, or Governor may by petition for
any of the above offices except the one office declined.


Posted 03/22/23: Club Membership

We welcome new members and look forward to hearing from you!
For more information contact Sharon at heisler@optonline.net or call (201) 847-1615

Posted 03/01/2023: CGC Congradulations
Congratulations to the newest CGC (Canine Good Citizen) dog/handler teams. Pictured are Noelle Montalvo and Rowan Von Haus Patch(GSD),
and Mark Nulman and Sophie Von Haus Nulman Patch (GSD).

The Northern New Jersey German Shepherd Dog Club features all breed obedience classes for beginner and advanced beginner dogs.

CGC 2023 CGC 2023

Posted 05/06/22: Special Shout Out of Thanks

Our Club Member Sharon Heisler and her GSD "AIKA " for their Demonstration

Dr. Katie Heisler DVM on the Demonstration and her Lecture on
Canine Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation

Justin Nielsen from K9 Street Security on his Lecture and Demonstration
on Explosive Detection and Protection with his GSD's "Chase and Benning".

NNJGSDC Extends its many thanks for your time and expertice, it is truly appreciated!

Posted 02/26/22: A Big Thank You
A Big THANK YOU to AKC Evaluator Elain Rowin and Romy (Our Friendly Dog)
Check out Win and Brags for the latest update.
Congradulations to the Latest CANINE GOOD CITIZENS: Aleta Begendorf and Marco,
Fred Gardiner and Gabby, Don Callwood and Apollo.

Posted 10/12/21: German Shepherd Dog Club of America Regional Show

Below are some photos from the "German Shepherd Dog Club of America Regional Show" and the "NNJGSDC 65th Annual Fall Breed Specialty Show" events held on October 2nd, 2021

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Posted 10/12/21: Paws in the Park

Below are some photos from the "Paws in the Park" event held on October 9th, 2021

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Typical training session at Northern New Jersey German Shepherd Dog Club.
Eight dog/handler teams in beginner obedience class followed by five teams in the
advanced beginners. Come check us out and see why so many new members are joining the Club over the last year.
The Northern New Jersey German Shepherd Dog Club features all breed obedience classes for beginner and advanced beginner dogs.

Training Class Feb 2020

Membership and Additional Info:

We welcome new members and look forward to hearing from you!
For more information contact:
Sharon Heisler at Heisler@optonline.net or Call 201-847-1615

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