BENEFITS OF JOINING THE MSCA There are many tangible and intangible benefits to being a Member of the MSCA. Foremost, the MSCA provides a network to connect Maremma enthusiasts together to form a chain of support and common interest dedicated to the preservation of the breed through friendship and mentoring - helping each other, and guiding newcomers, by sharing knowledge and love for the breed.
Membership Benefits include:
Members receive discounted registration fees.
Full Members can have a MSCA Online breeder listing, with courtesy litter advertisements.
Complimentary subscription to the Maremma Guardian Newsletter.
Members can volunteer for club committees.
Full Members are eligible to be nominated to serve on the MSCA Board of Directors (US Residents only)
Eligible to vote on the election of the Board of Directors, as well as matters put before the club (Full and Joint Full Membership Only)
Members can order a FREE mailed or emailed MSCA pedigree.
Membership affords the opportunity to influence the direction of the club by making your voice heard!
WHY MEMBERS ARE IMPORTANT TO THE CLUB
YOUR MEMBERSHIP IMPACTS THE FUTURE OF THE BREED
When thinking about the benefits you receive by becoming a Member of the MSCA, please also consider why your membership is important to the club.
When you becomes a Member of the MSCA, you agree to uphold the guidelines that are set forth in the Club's Constitution and Bylaws.
Membership in the club supports, and promotes, the goals of the MSCA to encourage, promote and improve the breeding of quality purebred Maremma Sheepdogs, both now and into the future. b
By accepting the Standard of the Breed as approved by the Maremma Sheepdog Club of America; and to do all possible to protect and advance the interests of the breed as a working livestock guardian dog.
The club depends on its Members to become active in the MSCA through volunteering for club committees, voting on important matters put before the club, breed stewardship, mentoring, and sharing knowledge and experience.
Membership actively supports the national registry organization of the purebred Maremma Sheepdog - the MSCA.