Welcome to the web site of the Florida Gulf Coast Dachshund Club. Our club, established over
35 years ago, is dedicated to the health, welfare, betterment and improvement of the dachshund breed. Our members
actively participate in conformation, obedience, agility, field, tracking, earthdog trials and rally obedience events.
In addition to American Kennel Club events, we take part in community activities such as Responsible Dog Owner's Day, visitations
to schools and health facilities, and assist in dachshund rescue.
We appreciate you visiting our web site and hope you will join us for our
To encourage and promote
the breeding of purebred Dachshunds and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection
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 Dachshunds are judged
To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests
of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog show events
To conduct sanctioned and licensed specialty shows and
performance activities (field trials, obedience trials, rally etc)
President: Cherie Onkst
Corresponding Secretary: Heather With
FGCDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mary Ellen Byrne
For information on the club meetings, please refer
to our "Upcoming Events" page. Our website has a "Contact Us" page and we will be glad to answer
any other questions you may have regarding our club and activites.