This blog is the onliSamoyed pullingne version of The Yapper, the newsletter of the Organization for the Working Samoyed (OWS).  There is no longer a print version of the newsletter.

Here you can find news and articles on the various venues supported by the OWS.  Information about the organization in general is available at the main website

The club also has a Facebook page  and supports the Working Samoyed Facebook group where discussions about training and brags about working dogs are encouraged.

Rescue Samoyeds should be referred to the closest rescue group listed at http://www.samoyed.org/rescue_org.html

The Organization for the Working Samoyed (OWS) is an international organization of Samoyed enthusiasts. The club objectives are:

  • To encourage and promote the working heritage of purebred Samoyeds
  • To develop the Samoyed’s natural working abilities to their highest levels
  • To preserve and protect the interests of the breed by encouraging high quality care
  • To foster good sportsmanship and enjoyment in competitive and recreational dog sports
  • To recognize the performance of outstanding Samoyeds in competitive events sponsored by AKC, ISDRA, IWPA, AHBA and other recognized organizations.

Club members participate in a wide range of performance activities with their Samoyeds. Popular activities include sledding and skijoring; weight pull; obedience and rally;, herding; and agility