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Welcome to the North Carolina Sporting Dog Association. 

We protect the right to own, use and breed unaltered animals in sports and for all other purposes.

June 25, 2016 Western NC Houndsmen Assn. coonhound event, Asheville, NC

April 25, 2016 NC General Assembly convenes

October 3, 2015 Duplin/Onslow Hunters Assn. Annual Banquet, Kenansville, NC

July 4, 2015 Annual Coon Dog Day, Saluda, NC

June 5, 2015 Hunters Benefit Hunt sponsored by NC Coonhunters Assn., Norwood, NC

April 24-25, 2015 NC Coonhunters Assn. Annual Hunt, Salisbury, NC

March 26-28, 2015 Southern English Days, Madison, NC

March 14, 2015 Albemarle Houndsmen Assn. Annual Turkey Shoot & Dinner, 4-H Livestock Building, Elizabeth City, NC

February 27-28, 2015 SE Treeing Walker Days, Salisbury, NC

January 14, 2015  NC General Assembly convenes

January 2015 Nine District Wildlife Resources Commission Public Meetings

November 4, 2014 Election Day

General purposes of the NC Sporting Dog Association include:

  1. To promote, defend and enhance the right to own, breed and use sporting dogs within North Carolina.
  2. To promote and defend the right to use unaltered animals in sports.
  3. To promote and defend the right to own, breed, use and sell pure bred animals and selected animals for all purposes.
  4. To educate the public as to the importance of sporting dogs in sports.
  5. To educate the public as to the importance of maintaining pure breeds of animals.
  6. To educate the public on the heritage, history and economic significance of sporting dogs in North Carolina.
  7. To educate the public on the importance and value of maintaining pure breeds of dogs, cats and other animals.
  8. To educate the public on the importance and value of defending the constitutional right of citizens of the United States of America to own property without undue interference, including the right to own animals.
  9. To promote the use of animals in conformation, performance and other sporting events, and to defend the right of owners to selectively breed and enhance the abilities of animals to excel in these sporting activities.


Masthead photo of official site of NC Sporting Dog Assn: Plott Hounds treeing a black bear. The Plott Hound is North Carolina's official state dog.  Photo courtesy of Reed Sheffield.
Do you have good photos of sporting dogs in action? Contact us for information on getting your
photos published in our gallery.

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North Carolina Lobbyist Joe McClees