The mission of the NATC is to preserve the dachshund's hunting heritage, to promote their usefulness in the field and to support the breeding of dachshunds with sound bodies and stable temperaments.
NATC is a full member group of the Deutscher Teckelklub 1888 e.V. (DTK), the parent club of the breed. The DTK owns and maintains the international standards for the 9 Teckel breeds, The DTK is part of the FCI, the JGHV and the WUT.
The NATC represents the FCI standard #148 for Teckel in the USA and in Canada. It holds conformation shows and hunting tests following DTK/FCI rules with DTK/FCI judges and all results are officially entered and recorded in the DTK breed books. NATC breeders follow the strict breeding regulations of the DTK. NATC litters receive DTK/FCI pedigrees
We are a " Gruppe "of DTK Member of WUT