Welcome to the Gulf Coast GSMD Club

The Gulf Coast Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club is a group of GSMD owners and enthusiasts from all across the country with its core members from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Founded in 2004 and recognized as a Regional Club of GSMDCA, we have members active in Conformation, Drafting, Obedience, Pack Hikes, Rally, Weight Pull, and Agility.

The Club was established for Swissy enthusiasts to promote the GSMD breed and provide a community of resources for everything Swissy.

Click here for more information about how to become a member.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Meet a Swissy (7/21-7/22)/Club Meeting (7/21)! - Houston, Texas

Come out to the Houston World Series of Dog Shows to Meet a Swissy!!!  If you have always wanted to meet this wonderful breed or already have one of your own and want to meet fellow Swissy enthusiasts, come out to the Houston dog show!  The Gulf Coast Club will have a booth in the McScotty Market. The booth will be open throughout the day Saturday 7/21 and Sunday 7/22. We will have a Meet a Swissy event Satruday from 10am-1pm. Look for the "SWISSY" balloons! 

We will also be hosting our club meeting on Saturday 7/21 at 1:30pm at our booth in the McScotty Market, Hall C, at the end of row 800. Hope to see you there!

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Confirmation Ring Times:
Wednesday 7/18: 1:05pm Ring 2
Thursday 7/19: 8:00am Ring 3
Friday 7/20: 11:00am Ring 4
Saturday 7/21: 8:00am Ring 6 
Sunday 7/22: 8:00am Ring 7

The Houston Dog Show is from July 18-22 and contains events as agility, confirmation, fly ball, rally, obedience and tons of vendors with great shopping! Visit https://houstondogshows.com for more information regarding the show. Hope to see you there!

Email GulfCoastGSMDC@gmail.com with any questions regarding the event.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Pack Hike - Barton Creek Trail, Austin TX, Dec.9, 2017

The Gulf Coast GSMD Club is sponsoring a GSMDCA approved Pack Hike on Saturday, December 9, 2017 on Barton Creek Trail in Austin TX.  We plan to meet at the  Loop 360 access trail head located at 3755 B Capitol of Texas Hwy at 09:30am for weigh-in and start the hike at 10:00am.

If hiking for a Pack Dog Leg, please remember to bring a weight certificate signed by a veterinarian within 7 days of the hike.  The fee is $15 if hiking for a leg. Pack hike rules and handler entry forms can be downloaded from http://www.gsmdca.org/activities/back-packing/.  Blank entry forms will also be available at the start of the hike.

There is no cost if not hiking for a pack dog title leg, and anyone is welcome to join us for all or part of the hike!