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Humble Beginnings


The Ottawa Valley All Setter Association was founded on March 29th 1972, by Joan Colburn and a core of Setter enthusiasts!.

As expressed in Joan's letter, and true to this very day, the purpose of the club is "to assist in the education of Setter owners, and to assist in the betterment of the breed".

Since those early days OVASA has become a thriving club. It's members offer a broad range of experience and expertise. New members have direct access to club members, many of whom have achieved excellence in their respective pursuits in the Setter world.

If you have read this far you are either considering a Setter for a companion, have recently acquired one; or simply wish to learn more about your setter and share your experiences. Well you have come to the right place. New Members have access to a broad range of Health and Welfare offerings from OVASA.

Executives Team

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