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Welcome from the Gang!
Sheepdog Club of Austin welcomes you! We are a non-profit organization
dedicated to working for the betterment and furtherance of the Shetland
Sheepdog in the Austin, Texas area. Our members work together to
disseminate knowledge, encourage sportsmanship, and participate in
friendly competition. The welfare of the Shetland Sheepdog is at the
heart of all we do.
The objectives of the Club are:
hold regular meetings once a month:
- To encourage and promote the quality breeding of pure-bred Shetland Sheepdogs
and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.
- To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved
by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Shetland
Sheepdogs shall be judged.
- To do all in its' power to protect and advance the interest of the breed
by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows/performance events.
- To conduct sanctioned and licensed specialty shows/performance events under
the rules of the American Kennel Club.