The object of this non-profit association is to promote knowledge and understanding among dog show judges in particular and the dog fancy in general, in the best interests of purebred dogs through appropriate social, educational, and other functions.

DJAA Annual Meeting

The DJAA Annual Meeting and Reception will be held on Friday, July 22, at 7:00 PM at the Holiday Inn, 8111 Kirby Dr., Houston, TX (Members Only).  Drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Reservations required.  Contact Joe Purkhiser at jpurk@me.com prior to 6/1/22 to make reservations.

2022 DJAA Advanced Sporting Institute

July 21-24, 2022

The DJAA ADVANCED SPORTING INSTITUTE is scheduled for July 21-24, 2022 in conjunction with the Reliant Park Houston World Series Dog Shows in Houston, Texas. The entire Sporting Group will be presented. Registration forms and schedule are now available.

Breed Snapshots III


DJAA’s Breed Snapshots III provides a thumbnail review of the Breed Standard for every fully recognized AKC breed as of October 1, 2016.
Click here for more info

Updates and corrections are available for specific breeds to insert into your Breed Snapshots II version.
Click here to see all the updates.