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.
Please note closing dates for the
2020 Handbook are as follows: Portrait Gallery - 19 October 2019,
although CCs gained up to December 2019 can be accepted, Adverts - 22
February 2020. Instructions and Order Form can be found
2020 Club calendars are now
available for purchase. Click here for more
As from 2019, members are eligible
to claim points for the Club's Trophies from all UK Championship Shows
and from ESSC Open Shows. Click here to
download the new claim form.
In order to comply with the General
Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) May 2018, the Club has published its
Members who have not completed and returned the form to confirm their
acceptance to receive Club mailings, should do so as soon as possible.
If you have mislaid your form you can request one from the Secretary, or
download one here.
We have vacancies on our committee.
If you would like to get involved in helping run the Club, please
contact our Chairman, Marion Withers, or any committee member.
The NEW Shetland Sheepdog Breed
Standard DVD is now available for sale and can be purchased on-line