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Welcome to the Saskatoon Gun Dog Club!

The Saskatoon Gun Dog Club, founded in 1993, is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, but draws members from much of the province. Our focus is to aid hunters in the training and testing of their versatile gun dogs. Flushing dog owners are also welcome to attend our training days, but the tests we offer require pointing. Owners of retriever breeds would be better served by the Saskatoon Retriever Club. From about April to September we try to hold one training day per month (see Events). In addition to the formal training days, many members train together on a regular basis and are happy to have others join in and help.

The 2019 annual general meeting will be held January 26 at 2:30 PM in the Cabela's meeting room in Saskatoon. A VHDF-Canada meeting will precede it, starting at 1:00 PM.

A VHDF-Canada test will be held on September 14-15, 2019 at Alvena. The other events & training days planned for 2019 will be posted in February, since most are scheduled at our Annual General Meeting.

Photo Guy Pulvermacher



Versatile Hunting Dog Breeds

Versatile Hunting Dog has typically been used to describe the group of breeds that point upland game birds, retrieve from land and water, and track wounded game. Some of the breeds included are: Brittany Spaniels, German Shorthaired-Pointer, German Wire-haired Pointer or Drahthaar, Griffon, Pudelpointer, Large Munsterlander, Small Munsterlander, Spinone, and Vizsla, Dogs of all of these breeds have participated in tests we've sponsored over the years.

A Vizsla retrieving a phesant.

A Large Munsterlander tracking the scent of a running pheasant.

A Pudelpointer on its way to retrieve a duck.

A Pudelpointer on point.


Please direct questions regarding this website to: Sheila Schmutz

This page was last updated on January 13, 2019