Title photos for website

All photos that were sent to me for any of the pages, example – WTCH, HOF etc are up on the website. The only ones that are not are the ones I have contacted the individual about more information. If you visit the site and don’t see a photo that you originally sent to me, then I did not receive …

Grant for Aussie Rescue Organizations

Members,   Thanks to a generous donation to the ASCA Foundation with funds marked for rescue, from the estate of Susan Youngblood, grants are now available to eligible rescue organizations. The funds will be granted in $500.00 increments to 501(c)3 organizations that rescue primarily Australian Shepherds. Each organization can receive one grant per calendar year.   Please contact me (the …

Scholarship from ASCA

Members, Did you know that the ASCA Foundation – ASCA’s tax-deductible charitable foundation – offers a scholarship for students aged 25 and younger?   The Cee Hambo educational scholarship is intended to provide scholarship funds to individuals with a background in Australian Shepherds seeking to extend their education beyond high school (this applies to college or trade/craft school).   Recipients …

Login Information

On Aug 5th the website had a software update. All members had to re-register for the website. If you have not re-registered on the website please click the link in the top right-hand corner that says Register or go to this direct link https://portal.asca.org/#!/register/user Put in your ID, last name and email address to re-register then you can create an …

From the Board – Miniature Australian Shepherd, North American Shepherd, North American Miniature Australian Shepherd, Miniature American Shepherd, and/or Toy Australian Shepherd breeds

The Miniature Australian Shepherd, North American Shepherd, North American Miniature Australian Shepherd, Miniature American Shepherd, and/or Toy Australian Shepherd breeds are not recognized as a variety of Australian Shepherd by ASCA. The club considers such dogs to be distinct and separate breeds and will not accept them in to its registry. “Our bylaws state that ASCA’s purpose is: ‘To encourage …

Judging the Australian Shepherd

The Australian Shepherd is a natural bob-tail/docked tail breed. At this time ASCA does not plan to change its breed standard as no official description of the undocked Australian Shepherd tail exists. The breed standard states in General Appearance: “An identifying characteristic is his natural or docked bobtail.” The standard continues in the Neck and Body section: “The Tail is …