Our Objectives

Photo by Jan Knight

Objectives of the Doberman Pinscher Club of Northern California

1. To promote the public’s knowledge and appreciation of dogs in general and Doberman Pinschers in particular;

2. To produce, publish, and distribute to the general public educational materials about the proper care, treatment, breeding, health, development and training of Doberman Pinschers;

3. To support and promote study and research on the history, character, breeding, genetics and particular health problems of the Doberman Pinscher;

4. To further understanding of the disease, defects, injuries and other ailments that afflict dogs in general and the Doberman Pinscher in particular;

5. To acknowledge and advance the critical role of an AKC recognized chapter club in providing education, health research and support of rescue and reduction of overpopulation for the benefit of the general publ c, purebred dogs and Doberman Pinschers in particular;

6. To conduct activities including sporting events, sanctioned matches, specialty shows, obedience and tracking trials, Working Aptitude Tests, and other such activities and events as may be held under the rules of the American Kennel Club and the Doberman Pinscher Club of America, in furtherance of the above purposes;

7. To otherwise preserve and protect the Doberman Pinscher and to do all things possible to bring its natural qualities to perfect;

8. To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which the Doberman Pinscher shall be judged.

– from the DPCNC Constitution and Bylaws

Photos, unless otherwise noted, by DPCNC member Liz Manning