The Sirius Working Dog Association


Since 2003, we, Ron and Tammy Murray, have maintained our club; The Sirius Working Dog Association. This club is a member of the DVG; an all breed (including mixed breeds) organization promoting the sport of IGP (commonly known as IPO/Schutzhund). We are a small club, and we like it that way, but if you are driven to train your dog, help other members, promote the sport and the training philosophies found here, then you’re for us! Contact us at for details on our training days, costs, etc.


Degen von der Leidenschaft VPG 3 retrieving over the high jump. August 2012.

For up to date information, please visit our Facebook page: The Sirius Working Dog Association or our Instagram

Upcoming Events:

October 1 & 2, 2022: The Sirius Working Dog Association’s fall trial with Judge Lisa Little.

July 1-3, 2022: Seminar with Benoît Maye. Club members only.

October/November 2021: Our fall trial was originally set for Thanksgiving weekend, but the NB gov’t shut that week down due to Covid. We managed to save our judge’s flight and rebook her for late November. We went ahead, but we lost a lot of momentum after the super short notice cancellation.

UPDATE: Our October 2020 trial is cancelled due to Covid, and the self isolation rules for anyone entering the “Atlantic Bubble”. We are hoping to host a one day trial in October 2020, entries and Covid conditions permitting. Stay tuned for updates.

October 6, 2018: The Sirius Working Dog Association’s fall trial. Judge to be announced. CANCELLED

October 7 & 8, 2017: The Sirius Working Dog Association’s fall trial with Judge Lisa Little.

September 25, 2016: Benoît Maye Seminar
This is a club event, spectators welcome. Please contact us for details.

October 2, 2016: Mock Trial
This is a practice trial event for our club. We NEED extra people for this day. Please contact us for details.

November 13, 2016: Our club is off to trial in Quebec! See details here: DVG Quebec Fall 2016 Trial


Benoît Maye works Jade von der Leidenschaft IPO1 on a bungee tie-out at DVG Quebec. July 2016.