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SAVE THE DATES… GNA will be hosting the 2024 Lönssuche!

On behalf of John Liscovitz, President:

Attention!!! We need KlM-GNA member volunteers for the 2024 Lönssuche!

Calling on KlM-GNA members to volunteer their time and talent for the 2024 Lönssuche that will take place in the week of October 12-18, 2024! Yes 2024! What is the Lönssuche, you might ask? The Lönssuche is a once-a-year test event of the KlM Association that takes place in the month of October and showcases some of the Association’s top performing HZP dogs. In addition, the Lönssuche includes a Breed Show which is combined with the HZP test result to make up the final score.

In recognition of the 10th Anniversary of the KlM Landesgruppe North America, our parent club in Germany has asked us to host the Lönssuche 2024 in the U.S.A! Top performing KlM from Germany and the US will participate.

This is truly a unique opportunity for our club – KlM-GNA – to put on a spectacular event that will take place at the Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area in Wilmington, Illinois, just south of Chicago. Members and their dogs, judges and others from Germany will be attending this event, which will be a wonderful opportunity to meet and mingle with our German colleagues.  BUT, we need volunteers to help with the event.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Arranging Hotels, VRBOs or other accommodation
  • Organizing meals, including a festive evening with award ceremony
  • Transportation – from O’Hare International Airport to the hotel, test site, and locally – creative thinking is needed in this area
  • Assisting with organizing and executing the test and breed show
  • Creating an event program booklet – a catalogue of the participating dogs and handlers
  • Helping with tourist activities for our German guests
  • Event fundraising
  • Setting up and staffing a merchandising table
  • Etc., etc.

While we are hoping many members will attend in person, we understand that you may not be able to do so, but any time or talent that you can offer in supporting this unique opportunity is needed!  Many thanks, and I look forward to hearing from you.

John D Liscovitz


***Click here to get a glimpse of the 2022 Lönssuche***

Membership Renewal 2023

To renew your membership, KlM-GNA members need only pay the annual dues for 2023You do not need to fill out the Membership Renewal Form, unless there have been changes in your personal situation (new address, phone number or e-mail) or you wish to terminate your membership. In case of changes, email Gretchen Zwerlein, Membership Director, E-mail:

  1. By PayPal in the online Shop of the website (, then look for “Annual Membership Renewal 2023” and follow the prompts)
  2. Or send a check payable to “KlM-GNA” to:
    Joe Yoder, Treasurer, 5420 N. Chester Road, Charlotte, MI 48813

Please note: KlM-GNA publishes a Membership List in the password-protected Member Area of the club website, unless you ask to opt out of this list.

Full Membership renewal (prior to Feb. 1st) – $70

Please note!
Full Membership renewal (after Jan. 31st) – $80

New announcements within GNA!

KlM-GNA is pleased to welcome a new breeder, Gretchen Zwerlein with Von der Wildblumen kennels.  Gretchen has announced plans for her first litter expected for Spring of 2022.  Check out our Litter Announcement page for more details.  Gretchen’s kennel info can also be located on our List of Registered Kennels page of our website.

Also, the 2021 Breed Show Results have been added.  Congratulations to all the owners & handlers and thank you for allowing GNA to evaluate your dogs!

Happy Hunting!

Planning for our 2021 events is happening now…

KlM-GNA is busy planning events for the 2021 calendar.

The Annual Membership Meeting has been scheduled in February, our VJP in April and our HZP in September.  Also in the works are a possible VGP, as well as 1 (maybe 2?!) hunting get-togethers in October and/or November.  Not to mention various training events that may pop up this summer.  Be sure to check our Calendar page under News & Events for details!

Another Milestone for KlM-GNA!

Photo credit: Denise Heath



KlM-GNA is proud to announce that we are hosting our first HZP and IMP-B tests!

Fifteen dogs will be testing in Wapello, IA over Sept. 8-10, 2017.  A corresponding breed show will also be held during the weekend.

Special thanks to all those who volunteered their time and effort to organize this testing weekend and best of luck to all handlers & their dogs!