Welcome to the The English Shetland
Sheepdog Club website.
Founded in 1914, the ESSC remains the largest and most influential Club to represent
the Breed in the United Kingdom. The Club celebrated its centenary in
On this website you will find all the
information you need about the Club and its activities. We hope you will
enjoy your visit.
The ESSC have decided to inaugurate
a competition for Juniors handling Shetland Sheepdogs, beginning
in January 2015. The competition will run for one year and there will be
a substantial prize for the best junior handler in each age group. The
competition will be decided on points gained in Junior Handling classes
at KC licensed events and the Club will be scheduling classes at its
Spring & Championship show in 2015. Click here for full
The next Lecture & Mentoring day for
the Training of Judges Scheme will be held on Sunday 14 June 2015 at
Gunthorpe, Nottingham. For full details click here.
The NEW Shetland Sheepdog Breed
Standard DVD is now available for sale and can be purchased on-line