The Otterhound Club of America
                Promoting, Protecting & Preserving the Breed Since 1960

37th Otterhound Club of America
National Specialty

All shows will be held on
   September 14-17, 2017 at 
Macungie Memorial Park
Route 100 
Macungie, PA 18062

Rau Dog Shows, Superintendent
P. O. Box 6898
Reading, PA 19610
Entries Close:  August 30, 2017
Premium List is now 


Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Hospitality @ 5:00 -..?
Holiday Inn Host Hotel, Room 201
Breinigsville,  PA

Banner Fun!   Make a banner with your Kennel Name or one about your love of Otterhounds.  We will display them in Hospitality for all see !


Thursday, September 14th, 2017
OHCA Regional Specialty
Pocono Mountain Kennel Club Show
All Breed Dog Show, Obedience & Rally

10am (Ring 3) - Breed Judge:  R. Spritzer
1pm Breeders Forum in OHCA Pavilion 
Come, sit and learn.  Find out details about the OHCA Reproduction Bank - how it will work and how you can help.   We will discuss anything "Otterhound" that's on your mind.
2:15pm - Groups Judging starts in Ring 1 & 2.
               #3 Hounds - Judge:  A. DiNardo

6pm Health Talk and Dinner  
Topic:  Vaccines
Presenter:  Joellen Gregory, DVM
Starlite Cafe - 233 North Route 100, Allentown, PA. (Pay on your own)


Friday, September 15th, 2017 
OHCA Regional Specialty
Pocono Mountain Kennel Club Show
All Breed Dog Show, Obedience & Rally

10am (Ring 8)  Breed Judge:  M. Martorella

12:30 Luncheon (OHCA Pavilion)

 1:30  OHCA Annual Meeting (OHCA Pavilion)

 3pm  Judges Education/Breed Seminar.                    Members are welcome!

- Group Judging starts in Ring 1 & 2.
              #6 Hounds - Group Judge:  R. Stein


Saturday, September 16th, 2017
OHCA 37th National Specialty Show
Lehigh Valley Kennel Club

Otterhound judging will be in Ring 1:
9:30am - Sweepstakes - Judge:  N. Sutphen
- Breed Judge:  M.  Canalizo

12:30 - Otterhound Olympics in OHCA       Pavilion - Time to de-stress!  Come play some games with your dog(s).  Prizes will be awarded fro the Best and the Worst performer.

3pm - National Owner-Handler Groups & Best           in Show Judging starts in Rings 7 & 8
          #7 Hounds - Judge G. Geringer

3:30pm:  Variety Groups and Best in                        Show starts in Ring 1 & 2
          #7 Hounds - Judge:  M. Canalizo

Evening Entertainment:

OHCA Annual Dinner & Auction
Holiday Inn, Washington Room

6:30pm Cocktails
       7pm  Dinner
       8pm  Auction


Sunday, September 17th, 2017 
OHCA Regional Specialty
Berks County Kennel Club

9:am (Ring 1) - Breed Judge: E. Berg

2:45 pm - National Owner-Handler Groups &        Best in Show Judging starts in Rings 7 & 8
      #2 Hounds - Judge K. Berg

3:15 pm:  Variety Groups and Best in Show                      Judging starts in Ring 1 & 2
                 #2 Hounds - Judge:  E. Berg


Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Conference Center 
Lehigh Valley
7736 Adrienne Dr.
Intersection of I-78 and Route 100 South
Breinigsville,  PA 18031-1877
(610) 391-1000

Hotel is approximately 10 miles from the show site.

Participate in the OHCA Specialty Virtually
and get your Specialty Videos online!
ShowDogVideoPros will be filming and streaming the 2017 Otterhound National this year.  Simply click on the 2017 VIDEO LINK.   At this link one can find both Streaming Video and DVD / Blu-Ray info purchase directly from ShowDogVideoPros.

    A limited number of 2017 Specialty DVDs will be available for         purchase after the show at a discounted price thru the OHCA.                        Please visit the OHCA Video Ordering Page.

RECORDED Streaming Video in ****HI DEFINITION*****
Note:  No "Live" Streaming available at this location.  We will be streaming ONE-DAY-DELAYED.

     1.  Day-by-Day and Whole Show Passes good thru 12/31/2017!
     2.  OHCA 2017 streaming passes good for Recorded Streaming Video ONLY.
     3.  Watch 24/7, login as many times as you want.
     4.  Limit: 1 user per account at a time; 3 browser devices per account.

The Streaming Video Player also has FREE previews, FREE Slow Motion Effects and FREE unlimited photo snapshots from video.

  • Just My Dog - Custom-made edited video of JUST your dog.  Includes footage featuring your Dog's Exam, Movements, Cuts, Placements and Awards.  Includes one or many classes complete with Titling, Music and Slow Motion.  Totally customized to your specs!
  • Just My Class - Custom-made DVDs (or Blu-Rays) of just the class or classes you want.  Fully edited, titled and finished video.  (Limit 2 hrs per DVD).

Gorgeous Hi Definition Edited Video of all Show Conformation Classes and Events. Every Dog is filmed & titled on screen with complete AKC Info. Pre-Order Single Discs or Packaged Sets.

**New DVD Feature - MUSIC or NO MUSIC” Option:  Our DVD Menus now include a selection to turn Music On or Off.  
                     Questions?  Please contact our National Hosts:  
                                  Betsy Conway or Donna Emery  
                   or (570) 739-7074

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