German Shepherd Dog Working Dog Association


The German Shepherd Dog Working Dog Association, Inc. (WDA) is dedicated to the welfare and betterment of the German Shepherd Dog.

Office Manager: Gretchen Weinzimer
PO BOX 5021
Woodland Hills, CA 91365
Phone: (747) 900-6805
Fax: (626) 608-5723

Club News

GSDWDA 501(c)(3) Conversion and Membership Transition

Hello WDA, for the latest information please regarding the GSDWDA §501(c)(3) Conversion and Membership Transition, please read the letter in our link section titled: Member Notice Letter - Member Notice Letter Re: Conversion and Membership Termination Effective May 5. Check back for more upcoming news!

Submission of Radiographs (x-rays) for Hip, Elbow, LÜW, And OC(D) Evaluations to the SV

The GSDWDA currently offers Submission of Radiographs (x-rays) for Hip, Elbow, LÜW, And OC(D) evaluations to the SV [Verein für Deutsche Schäferhunde (SV) e.V]. You may access SV radiograph submission guidelines and instructions with the link on the Services page. To request forms be mailed to you, which are only available in hard copies as they come in triplicate, contact the office at, and provide your address and phone number. If this is your first time submitting x-rays, please call the office at 747-900-6805.


To contact the WDA office, please email or call 747-900-6805. The address is GSDWDA, P.O. Box 5021, Woodland Hills, CA 91365.

Tattoo and Microchip Verification on Pedigrees

We offer tattoo and microchip verification on pedigrees. Please contact the office for this service at You may access the form for this service with the link on the Services page.

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GSD WDA Judges

SV Trial and Conformation Judges

GSSCC Judges

GSSCC Judges
Wendell Nope
Director of Trial and Judges



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Title Name Email Phone Number
President Daniel Yee (213) 610-0188
Richard Torres (858) 735-3225
Treasurer Alethea Caldwell Munsinger (520) 247-6685
Thomas Schoder (360) 305-0291
Wendell Nope (801) 554-4126
John Henkel (203) 947-0264
Doug Foster (951) 218-0591
Earl White (503) 487-6351
Secretary and Office Manager Gretchen Weinzimer (747) 900-6805