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NATC Fall 2013

The NATC Fall 2013 Zuchtschau will take place on 16-17 November 2013.

Location4 Paws Spa and Training Center
121-A Industry Lane, Forest Hill (Harford County) MD.

JudgeAndreas Tornau from Hannover, Germany

A Zuchtschau (conformation show), where dachshunds can receive written critiques from an FCI judge, will take place on Saturday, November 16th 2013 in Forest Hill, MD at the 4 Paws Spa and Training Center.

Sunday November 17th we are meeting for a outing with the judge at Gunpowder State Park at 10 AM. In case of rain we will have to make alternative plans and might visit Cabelas.

Please support your club by donating items for our raffle or silent auction at our Fall Event. Please bring items to the event or let Cindy Grill know what you can donate and send to her:

Show fees
Zuchtschau advance entries: first adult dog $20.00 for NATC members, $25.00 non-NATC
Gate entries (day of event): first adult dog $25.00 for NATC members, $30.00 non-NATC
Each additional dog/same owner, dogs For Exhibition Only (FEO) and Puppies ( * Submission of an NATC membership application, will qualify the participant for the club rate.

**DTK DNA Profile tests available - Cost is $50 per dog

For more info e-mail Alexandra Weber, NATC Secretary


NATC Spring 2013

2013 Spring Seminars, Hunting Tests & Conformation Show

NATC 2013 Spring Seminars, Hunting Tests & Conformation Show will be held onJune 13-16, 2013.

Location: 1411 Cross Keys Road, Reading and Weiser Forest, Hamburg, Pennsylvania

Our judge will be Wolfgang Trumpfheller, hunting and conformation judge from Germany. 

  • Thursday 13 June: 12 pm - JGHV Judges Seminar (required for all hunting judges and great tool to understand FCI hunting tests)
  • Friday 14 June: 8 am - Gun Shyness Test (blood tracking participants only!), 
    Blood Tracking Test 40 hours
  • Saturday 15 June: 9 am - Anschuss Seminar (hit site evaluation), Gun Shyness Test, BHP (DTK Companion Dog Test), Water Test
  • Sunday 16 June: 9 am Zuchtschau –DTK Conformation show, dogs will get a
    written evaluation according to FCI Standard #148

For more info e-mail Alexandra Weber, NATC Secretary

NATC June 2013 Premium List

Entry Form - Zuchtschau 2013

Entry Form - Blood Tracking Test 2013

Entry Form - BHP/Schuss/Wasser Test 2013

Anschuss Seminar Flyer


NATC Fall 2012 Zuchtschau & Seminar

Fall 2012 Seminar and Related Events will be held on November 1-2, 2012 in Forest Hill and White Hall, Maryland. Our judge will be Frau Monika Wittkamp from Germany. 

Click here for the Fall 2012 Zuchtschau Premium list, with more information and event schedule.

On Thursday, November 1, DTK/NATC Schussfestigkeit (gun steadiness) and NATC Small Game Test on rabbit will be offered.

A Zuchtschau (conformation show), where dachshunds can receive written critiques from an FCI judge, will be held on Friday, November 2. Judging occurs according to the FCI breed standard #148.

Entry forms:


NATC Spring 2012 Seminar & Zuchtschau

Dates: June 7-10 2012

Place:  Maricourt, Quebec, Canada

JudgeStefan Stefik from Slovakia. 

Training and testing will be offered for blood tracking, obedience, gun steadiness and water retrieval.

A Zuchtschau (conformation show), where dachshunds can receive written critiques from an FCI judge, will be held on Sunday, June 10.  Judging occurs according to the FCI breed standard #148. 


NATC Fall 2011 Zuchtschau

NATC Fall Zuchtschau, November 17-19, 2011 in Reinholds, PA -- including Zuchtschau, BHP tests, Blood Tracking and Show Handling presentations, and more!

Fall 2011 Premium List (with event information and schedule)

Fall 2011 BHP Test Entry Form

Fall 2011 Schuss, Wasser Test Entry Form

Fall 2011 Zuchtschau Entry Form

We are planning to have a raffle the day of the Zuchtschau and want it to be a success! So if you items you can donate, let us know, what you can bring or send, you can email Alexandra or Cindy

NATC Spring 2011 Zuchtschau

NATC Spring Seminar & Zuchtschau, June 6-12, 2011 in Rockaway, NJ -- including Zuchtschau, Tracking,  BHP Practice & Tests, and more!

Photos from the 2011 Spring Zuchtschau

Spring 2011 Event Schedule (revised 6 June)

Spring 2011 Seminar Information

North American Teckel Days - October 2010

"North American Teckel Days", October 11-14, 2010 in Roscoe, IL -- including Zuchtschau, AWTA Den Test,  BHP Demos, Practice & Tests, Gunsteadiness Test,  Small Game Test, and Water Test. NATC events will be preceded and followed by AKC Dachshund Field Trials at the same location. Click here for more information.


Click here for information on Spring 2010 Seminar

AWTA Den Trial (Hosted by NATC)

Monday, May 25, 2009 -- Village Green Farm, Crosswicks, NJ

Click here for flyer


NATC 2009 Spring Seminar, Hunting Tests and Show

Rockaway, NY -- May 28 - May 31, 2009

Click here for Schedule

Click here for more details


May 28-29 All day May 28
Morning May 29
Blood Tracking Seminar

Seminar registration form
May 29 afternoon Scent work -- "Understanding and utilizing the dog's olfactory system" (Lisa Kennell)
May 30 morning Official DTK/NATC blood tracking tests

Also: training and practice for BHP-1 and BHP-2 (German companion tests that combine aspects of AKC obedience and Canine Good Citizen tests)
May 30 afternoon training and practice for BHP-3 and water retrieval test
May 31 morning Official DTK/NATC Zuchtschau (conformation evaluation) by Mme Agnes de France, DTK conformation and hunting judge and dachshund breeder)

Followed by BHP-1 and BPH-3 tests, water retrieval test and gunsteadiness test


Show Details, Entry Forms, etc


Past Event Reports