Hunting Dog Federation
The Northeast Chapter of the Versatile Hunting Dog Federation is located in Northeast Pennsylvania in the Pocono mountains. The Chapter's goal is to follow the mission statement of the Versatile Hunting dog Federation.
The Versatile Hunting Dog Federation promotes ethical hunting practices and conservation of game animals by enhancing the quality and ability of versatile hunting dogs through breeder and handler education, performance based testing, and by facilitating continuing education and information exchange regarding health and genetics.
For information about VHDF listen to a podcast here
The Versatile Hunting Dog Federation is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to promote ethical hunting and conservation of game by enhancing the overall quality and abilities of versatile hunting dogs. The versatile hunting dog can be enhanced through breeder and owner education regarding genetics; selective breeding; training; aptitude and performance testing; and conformation evaluation.
The chapter will be hosting a two test weekends this season. The test, clinic, and training dates are listed below.
June test is currently full with a wait list being started.
13 & 14 Field and water training
10 & 11 test weekend with this test being full
19 & 20 field and water training
15 field and water training
2 & 3 test weekend
To enter the test you must be a member of the chapter along with the parent club. To apply go to
VHDF to apply and pay for the test.