- SV - Verein for Deutsche Schaferhunde e. V. (Ger.) - Club for German Shepherd Dogs Inc - the main (original) GSD club and breed registry, based in Germany.
- USA -United Schutzhund Clubs of America. USA is dedicated to protecting & preserving the German Shepherd Dog's working heritage through Schutzhund training.
- Orthopedic Foundation for Animals - an organization in the US that researches HD and other health problems and certifies hips and elbows for animals.
- American Kennel Club, a not-for-profit organization established in 1884 that maintains a purebred dog registry and sanctions dog events in the United States.
- A useful website with information on pet safety. Thank you Sarah and Eve for your research.
- A useful site to support your veterinarian and you in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world's first and largest online veterinary database and community.