The Hovawart Club of Great Britain
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Hovawarts

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Hovawarts

Our club is dedicated to the Hovawart breed and this website is intended to help owners enjoy this beautiful breed. With official Hovawart standards, shows, information, activities, discussions, photos and a great deal more, we hope you find our site both informative and fun.

The Club Show 2017 will be held at Oswestry Showground on Saturday 30th September

This year is the 30th anniversary of the founding of the club, and we are hoping to make a full weekend of it.

The judge for the Open Breed Show is Ans Schellekens, breed specialist from the Netherlands, and our club Patron.

Other activities including the normal obedience classes, rally and Good Citizens are planned, plus more.

A Breed Seminar and hands-on assessment is planned for Sunday 1st October at the same venue.



This is a new guide produced by the club, particularly useful for new hovawart owners, but also interesting for all hovawart enthusiasts.

Available from John Sharpe: email

Price £10, + £1 postage for UK, overseas postage please email for price.


The aim of Obreedience is to encourage more breeds to have a go at some of the exercises generally associated with obedience in a less formal but nonetheless competitive environment. Obreedience will be a team event and highlight the abilities of different breeds in a relaxed and fun display. - See more at:

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Hovawarts

Show and event photos