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.
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.
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.