Dachshund Club of St Louis Inc


We welcome all who love the Breed of Dachshund.

Club Mission

  1. To encourage and promote the breeding and ownership of purebred Dachshunds.
  2. To affiliate with and cooperate with the Dachshund Club of America, the American Kennel Club and other organization devoted to like purposes.
  3. To procure adoption by members of this Club, breeders, exhibitors, judes and the public of the standard of perfection for the Breed, recognized by the Dachshund Club of America.
  4. To hold shows and events for promotion of the improvement of and interest in the Breed.
  5. To furtheracquaitance and cooperation among members of this Club, in promotion of their common interest in the Breed.
  6. To demonstrate the preeminent qualities of the Breed as worker, protector, companion and pet.

Club Officers 

  • President - Deneice Van Hook
  • Vice President - Kevin Fritz
  • Secretary - Gerry Snyder
  • Treasurer - Pam Reed

Board Members

  • Tom Crook
  • Phillip Shaw
  • Dave Brown
  • Ed Spell

Club Events

Currently we are holding 2 Specialty Shows (starting in the spring of 2015), 3 Earthdog Tests, 3 Field Trials and 4 Barn Hunt Trials a year. Please feel free to browse through the pages on our site.

Club Meetings

Our club meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month. Go to our Meetings page for additional information about our meetings.


Did you know we are the oldest Dachshund Club west of the Mississippi?

In 2014 we will be celebrating our 82st year!! Check out our Club History page to learn more about the Dachshund Club of St Louis.

Looking for a Dachshund? Check our members Breed Referral Page