2019 Specialty show, Sat. Nov. 23, 2019


Greetings and Welcome to the Valley of the Sun West Highland White Terrier Club's Official  website.  We are Westie lovers and Arizona's only AKC sanctioned Westie Club. Our Club is a great place to meet and socialize with other Westie owners as well as learn more about the breed and AKC activities involving Westies. 

Our History

The Valley of the Sun West Highland White Terrier Club held their first meeting on September 20, 1977  with 20 guests in attendance.  Founding Members  six Westie enthusiasts Hal and Maura Heubel, Ray  and Deanna Schuster and Stephen and Janet Mahrley.  Our first A-OA AKC Sanctioned Match was held on October 22, 1995 . And the Rest is History. 

Our Objectives

To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of registered Westies.

To urge members and breeders to accept  the standard of the breed as approved by AKC.

To conduct and encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, obedience trials, rally trials, tracking tests, earthdog tests, agility trials and working terrier trials. 

To abide by VSWHWTC Code of Ethics

To encourage the training of Judges

Contact Show Chair for info on Annual Specialty Show 2018.

2018 vswhwtc bOARD OF DIRECTORS

Send Message


President           Deanna Schuster   deewestie@aol.com      

Vice President      Jan Parcel   westieldy@comcast.net            

Secretary            Jenny Auger Maw  Jennyaugermaw@gmail.com

Treasurer             Gil Maw  gilbertmaw@gmail.com                              

Board Members   Ramona Benson

                             Nancy Stolsmark

                             Kim Thompson

Valley of the Sun West Highland White Terrier Club

4276 E. Carob Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85298, US

(480) 247-8215