About us

Members
LGD-CH consists of about 170 members (as of June 2021), who hold, educate and breed LGDs in the four language regions of Switzerland. Of these, 50 are breeders.

Committee
The committee currently consists of the president Samuel Sprunger and the committee members Michael Baggenstos, Fredi Bernet, Jürg Haller, Urban Lanker, Stefan Sprunger and Martin von Wyl. The committee manages the association and is responsible for the implementation and execution of the decisions of the general assembly.

The board members have the following responsibilities:

Samuel Sprunger        president
Urban Lanker              vice president, communication and newsletter
Michael Baggenstos   contact person for French-speaking Switzerland
Fredi Bernet                 breed warden Pastore Abruzzese
Jürg Haller                    breed warden Montagne des Pyrénées
Stefan Sprunger          organisation of farm visits in various regions
Martin von Wyl           contact person for Ticino and Italian-speaking Grisons

Breed Wardens
The breed wardens of the two recognised breeds Pastore Abruzzese and Montagne des Pyrénées are responsible for planning the breeding and organising the respective breeders’ meetings.

Head Office
The head office is managed by Caroline Nienhuis (caroline.nienhuis[at]hsh-ch[dot]ch).