WSSCA is the official AKC parent club for the Welsh Springer Spaniel and is dedicated to protecting and advancing the interests of the breed.  Its mission is:

  • To encourage and promote quality in the breeding of purebred Welsh Springer Spaniels and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.
  • To help organize Welsh Springer Spaniel clubs in localities where there are sufficient fanciers of the breed to meet the requirements of the American Kennel Club.
  • To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Welsh Springer Spaniels shall be judged.
  • To  encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows, field trials, obedience trials, rally trials, agility trials, tracking tests and other events.
  • To conduct Conformation, Performance, and Companion events for which the club is eligible under the Rules and Regulations of the American Kennel Club.

WSSCA is governed by its Constitution and Bylaws, and all members are expected to adhere to the Club’s Code of Ethics