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 will be holding an eye testing
session at its Championship Show on Saturday, 15th October 2016 with BVA
panellist, John Goodyear BVM&S CertVOphthal MRCVS. Full details and
booking forms can be found here
The ESSC has decided to continue the
competition for Juniors handling Shetland Sheepdogs, for a second year.
Click here for full
With effect from 1 January 2016,
membership subscriptions have been increased. single membership is £10.00, Joint membership is £12.50 (£14.00 for three
members living at the same address).
If you are a single member over the age of sixty you will pay the senior
rate of £8.50 but two senior members living at the same address still
pay joint membership of £12.50.
The Club has recently revised its
criteria for its judging lists and the flow chart for proceeding through
the Training of Judges Scheme. Click here for full
The NEW Shetland Sheepdog Breed
Standard DVD is now available for sale and can be purchased on-line