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Water Work Program

The LCA awards Water Rescue titles for Water Dog (WD), Water Rescue Dog (WRD) and Water Rescue Dog Excellent (WRDX).
In 1997 the Leonberger Club of America received permission from the Newfoundland Club of America (NCA) to utilize the NCA official
water test requirements.

In May 2019, a formal LCA Water Work Program was adopted.
Water Work Liaison is Erin Andersen. Please contact her with questions. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The LCA is working to establish criteria and a panel for LCA water judges. Until this is in place please utilize approved Newfoundland Club of America (NCA) judges. A list of approved NCA judges can be found on their website:

Application for a new title.
Complete the New Title Application form and submit your documentation.  (requires member login)

BELOW:  First LCA WD: Bensen, Jr exercise "Take a Line" with Steward showing the line (Steward Michelle Fuqua)
and First LCA WRD: Bensen, Sr exercise "Line to Shore" leaping from boat with the line (with Jody, Rowing Steward Eric Nussle, and Ballast Michelle Fuqua)

Water Work

Participant Entry Form

WD ScoreSheet
 181.62 KB

Water Dog Division Score Sheet

WRD ScoreSheet
 286.97 KB

Water Rescue Dog Division Score Sheet

WRDX ScoreSheet
 170.95 KB

Water Rescue Dog Excellent Division Score Sheet
Equipment necessary to hold a water work test
Judges Acceptance form
Water Rescue Test Administration Requirements
Water Rescue Test Regulations

Record Form
 204.5 KB

Record Form for participating dogs.

Secretary Report
 188.39 KB

Secretary Report to be submitted after event
Application to hold a Water Test

Titles issued by the LCA

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