we work at home and live way out in the country, we spend a lot of time on
the computer. We also do a lot of shopping via the internet. Here are our
favorite links organized by subject, with some short editorializing where
Isengard Belgians- Lorra
Miller is an experienced breeder/trainer of 25+ years. She is a warm,
generous font of information and an ambassador for our breed.
Claire de lune Belgians- Claire Tretheway's online Belgian pedigree database is an invaluable resource and
her willingness to share her knowledge will surely gain her entrance to
MegaSpirit Belgians- Nathan and Olga Barum,
retired as breeders, are responsible for getting
us involved in Belgians. Thank you for our two amazing boys, Regal and
Serack's Belgians- Sheila Serack, also retired from breeding,
established an innovative
and solidly researched breeding program. Thank you for our fearless,
wonderful girl, Shimmer.
Belgian Sheepdog Club of America
United Belgian Sheepdog Association (UBSDA)
American Kennel Club (AKC)
United Kennel Club (UKC)- If you are only familiar with the AKC, you
may wish to explore the UKC.
Canadian Kennel Club (CKC)
Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI)
SEARCH & RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS:
North American Search Dog Network
American Rescue Dog Association
North American Dog Agility Council (NADAC)
Agility Association of Canada (AAC)
American Herding Breed Association
Herding on the
Web - Listing of Int'l programs.
American Working Dog Federation (AWDF)
United Schutzhund Clubs of
North American Ring Association
MORE ORGANIZATIONS TO EXPLORE:
APDT Rally Obedience
Therapy Dogs International
RECOMMENDED EMAIL LISTS:
Belg-L :an email
list with an active membership of owners, trainers and breeders devoted to
all 4 varieties of Belgian Sheepdogs.
Click-l :an email list exclusively
devoted to clicker training.
ANIMAL RECOVERY (CAR):
AKC CAR Program - why we microchip our dogs.
HomeAgain Microchip Identification System
MILITARY WORKING DOG LINKS:
Gordon is a former Air Force Patrol Dog Handler; he has current
memberships in the following organizations.
Vietnam Dog Handler Association
Viet Nam Security Police Association K-9
Supporting Our Deployed Dogs and Handlers in Southwest Asia and the Gulf
of Defense Military Working Dog Center
Clark Air Base
K-9 Early 1970's
Hahn, Germany Air Force Base K-9- An extremely well researched K-9
HEALTH & NUTRITION:
The BARF Diet -
Dr. Ian Billinghurst has written three books on how to raise your dogs on
"bones and raw foods".
California Natural Dog Food - "Fit for Human Consumption"
dog food. The healthiest kibble available. Be sure to check out the
feature that allows you to compare vet recommended and store brands for
common and not so common allergens.
Flower Essences for Pets - We
have had excellent results using essences. Dr. Bach originally created
them. Polly Fox makes two lines: one for pets and one for people.
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA)
Registration Foundation (CERF)
UC-Davis DNA Epilepsy
Dog Owner's Guide
- includes Belgian Page (breed profiles), basic training, behavior and
American Dog Trainers Network -
a great resource.
Belgian Shepherd Dog by SitStay.com
Dr. P's Dog Training - best training site on the net sponsored by
& Gary Wilkes' Clicker
Working Dogs Cyberzine - The
international magazine for and about working dogs.
BELGIAN RESCUES & RE-HOMES:
- For those who prefer not to adopt a puppy or who desire to help where
there is a great need, we encourage you to consider adopting a Belgian in
need of a new home.
FOR YOUR PAL:
PetEdge - outstanding
values and a great selection at wholesale prices.
Dogwise - books, books and more
SitStay - a font of information.
Affordable Agility - agility equipment.
Dog Daze Designs -
got-to-have, silly dog stuff.
Working Dogs Outfitter -
for the serious working dog and owner.
Ray Allen K9 Equipment - for
military, police, SAR and other working dogs.
questions, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call us at 575-776-0911.