The Animal Research Foundation

Founded by Tom D. Stodghill (1903 – 1989), an article[1]The Truth about the Registries by Tom Stodghill, Stodghill’s Animal Research Magazine Spring-Summer 1971 Issue, page 16 written by the founder states that The Animal Research Foundation was set up in 1950 as the English Shepherd Club of America (ESCOA). By 1953, [The ESCOA] had reached … Read more

English Shepherd Club of America (ESCOA)

According to Tom D. Stodghill, the English Shepherd Club of America was informally founded on August 22nd, 1950.[1]ESCOA Who’s Who Breeder Manual, page 15 Stodghill states that 16 members joined by the end of the first week. Two months prior, in June of 1950, Stodghill wrote the English Shepherd Standard. In June 1950 before we … Read more