The Otterhound Club of America, Inc. (OHCA) was founded in 1960. OHCA is a member club of the American Kennel Club (AKC) and is recognized by the AKC as the official parent club of the Otterhound in the United States. All OHCA members are encouraged to sign and abide by the Code of Ethical Conduct. The Club publishes a bi-monthly newsletter for its membership and has held a National Speciality every year since 1981.
The OHCA sponsors an annual National Speciality in the fall and an annual Regional Speciality in Louisville, KY, in March. Public Education events are held across the country throughout the year. Please visit our Events Calendar for details on these events and opportunities to meet an Otterhound up-close and personal.
Have question for the OHCA Board of Directors? Please send an email to: AskTheBoard@otterhound.org
* Membership Renewal Form is available online only between April 1 and July 31st each year. Please refer to OHCA ByLaws for more details. If you missed the renewal period, simply submit the new Club Membership Application.
Our Club participates in the Purina Parent Club Partnership (PPCP) Program to earn funding for canine health studies, education and/or rescue efforts that will benefit our breed. For information on becoming a member and to sign up, visit PPCP web site.
Please note that this data is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of any company or product by the OHCA, Inc.