• 2001 - First door county scottie rally

    Our first gathering of Scottie lovers began in May with 9 Scotties and 24 humans as a celebration of this noble breed.  Learn more ->

  • 2002 - First 'Parade of Scots'

    A 1.8 mile parade with Scottish pipers, drums, and of course, Scottish Terriers, through Baileys Harbor.

  • 2005 - Non profit status approval


    In May, DCSR collects its first Scottie blood samples for bladder cancer research at National Institutes of Health.

  • 2006 - ultrasound screenings

    In May, DCSR establishes its annual ultrasound screenings for Scottish Terrier bladder health. 

  • 2014 - Annual Scottie Races

    Scotties are timed in a controlled course running to their owner at the finish line.

  • 2015 - Rainbow bridge memorial garden

    In May, the official Dedication of the DCSR Rainbow Memorial Bridge Garden takes place.

  • 2016 - The Antonella visconti di modrone award

    In October, DCSR becomes a recipient of The STCA's Antonelle Visconti di Modrone Health Advocate Award.

    This honor is awarded to an STCA member or non-member, single individual or a group (i.e. club, research team) who has demonstrated, by word and/or deed, outstanding dedication to and achievement in the area of Scottish Terrier Health. This award is fully funded by and voted on by the Health Trustees. Current Health Trustees are not eligible.

    Since the inception of this acknowledgement in 2002, it has been awarded only 4 times.

  • 2022 - Dogs just want to have fun

    In May, DCSR establishes its annual "Barbara A Gibson 'Dogs Just Want to Have Fun'" performance events.