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.
Read Albert Wight's report
on the dog judging at the 2017 Ch Show.
We have three vacancies on our committee. If you would like to get
involved in helping run the Club, please contact our Chairman, Dick Thornley, or any committee member.
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