Why  Join NAVHDA?

NAVHDA membership is truly the beginning of a lifelong journey for many people. In addition to the tangible benefits described below, you will discover the most important intangible benefit: becoming an addition to a family of dog lovers, hunters, and supporters of the outdoor way of life.

About NAVHDA Membership & Benefits:

  • NAVHDA membership is renewed on an annual basis.
  • Each new member will receive the NAVHDA Aims, Programs, and Test Rules booklet, a NAVHDA decal, and NAVHDA informational brochures.
  • Membership in NAVHDA includes a subscription to the monthly magazine Versatile Hunting Dog, which offers in-depth training articles, a calendar of tests and activities, recent test results and much more!
  • NAVHDA maintains and manages Testing and Judge Development programs. Members can test their dogs at any of over 200 tests per year sponsored by local NAVHDA chapters.
  • NAVHDA International maintains a searchable database within our versatile hunting dog Registry. Each registered dog receives a three generation pedigree for a single registration fee. NAVHDA pedigrees list test results of tested parents, grandparents and great grandparents, along with many other types of information including hip dysplasia certification when available.