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Plese note that the required Mandatory Mask requirement while on the Ramapo Reformed Church premises
has been lifted. Masks are now OPTIONAL .


Posted 09/25/2023: Club Members and Training Students
Tuesday October 3 - There are NO Training Classes.

There was a Members’ Meeting scheduled with a Lecture for
that evening as well, However that too is Cancelled.
The Bergen County Office of Emergency Management will
not be able to join us.

We are hoping they will come and speak with us at the
November 28 , 2023 Members Meeting.

Updated information on this will follow.

Posted 08/22/2023: New Obedience Training Session Begins
Next Obedience Session Begin:

Tuesday September 5, 2023

Tuesday Evenings Only

5:30 - 6:00 PM Puppy Class
There is still space available!

6:00 - 6:45 PM Beginner I
Class is Full

7:00 - 7:45 PM Beginner II
Class is Full

8:00 - 8:45 PM Intermediate/Advanced Class

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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