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.
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.
The Club proposes to change its
Rules for Branches. The proposed changes can be viewed
We have 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 NEW Shetland Sheepdog Breed
Standard DVD is now available for sale and can be purchased on-line