New Officers

Please visit the “Officers” page for a listing of the new officers as of January 2016. The emails listed on the site have been updated.

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HSSC Sanctioned Obedience Match

HSSC is hosting our annual Sanctioned Obedience Match at BOTC on March 6th. We’ll need volunteers for the event (including 6-8 stewards). Please contact one of the officers for more information!

For those interested in taking their dogs and participating in the match, registration begins at 8 AM!

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January Newsletter Online!

If you missed it, the club’s January newsletter is now online! Check it out under “Newsletter“.

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General Member Meeting and Dog Show!

The HSSC annual General Member Meeting will be held on Saturday, January 16 at 5:00 pm (starting with Social Hour and pot luck dinner, then the meeting at 7:00).  The location is Pam Ziegenhagen Shefland’s new home in Minnetonka.  The address is listed on the PDF emailed to members earlier today.

Several of our members will also be exhibiting their dogs this weekend at the Land O’ Lakes Kennel Club dog show held at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The judging program can be found at the Onofrio website.  Judging times are:

Friday Jan 8 (Ring 1) 12:40 pm

Saturday Jan 9 (Ring 5) 9:35 am

Sunday Jan 10 (Ring 2) 10:20 am

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Membership Dues

Hello everyone and happy holidays!  Please remember that membership dues for 2016 are due very soon.  You’ll find our renewal form on the Club Information – Forms and Documents page.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events:

HSSC Holiday Party on December 13th. The event will take place at Pet Junction from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. You may bring your dogs for holiday photos! We will have a brief meeting and snacks.

Pet Junction is located in the Shoreview Shopping Center at 157 County Rd E, St Paul, MN 55126

HSSC Annual General Meeting and Election of Club Officers on January 9th, 2016. More details on location and time to follow. This will take place after the Land O’ Lakes conformation show.

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November Newsletter Online!

If you missed it, the club’s November newsletter is now online! Check it out under “Newsletter“.

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Fall Schnauzer Walk on October 18

From Member Roger Eriksen:

This year it will be held at Como Park in St. Paul, Sunday,  October 18th. We will walk around Como Lake, 1.8 mi. round trip. Everyone is invited, including Minis and Giants.

Meet at 11:00AM in the parking lot in front of the Pavilion. Free parking. We will have a coffee, water/ snack/ dog treat table waiting back at the pavilion for those completing the 1.8 mi loop around Como lake, and for those who just want to socialize or go shorter distances.

The autumn leaves should be great this time of the month. Hoping for a great sunny day and also to see everyone there!

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Join Us at Our Regional Specialty This Weekend!

Our regional specialty is this weekend on Friday, August 21 at the St. Croix Valley show at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo, MN.  You’ll see lots of Standard Schnauzers there!

Ring time on Thursday (Northstar Working Group – Ring 9): 12:40 PM

Ring times on Friday (HSSC Specialty – Ring 5):  Sweeps 1:15 PM; Regular: 2:00 PM

Ring times on Sat/Sun (St. Croix Valley – Ring 5) : 11:00 AM

Please see the Judging program for more information at

After the specialty, please join us at Sunny Lambert’s home in Afton for a meal, auction, and meeting!  It will be lots of fun!  Please see a member for her address if you don’t already have it.

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July Newsletter Online!

If you missed it, the club’s July newsletter is now online! Check it out under “Newsletter“.

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