A Call to Sustain the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd

If the English shepherd is a landrace, then the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd represents one foundational strain. It should concern all of us in the English shepherd community that this important foundational strain is not being properly sustained. We know that within a true landrace breed, multiple foundational strains function in near total … Read more

Breed Standard of the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd

Introduction The Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd is a medium-size, strongly built and active dog. They are affectionate, intelligent, naturally obedient, and eager to please.  They are not quarrelsome or possessive but are of great courage and extremely faithful. Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherds are not easily excitable and are usually dignified in … Read more

What is the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association?

The Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association exists to support the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd bloodlines.  In support of the bloodlines’ preservation and proliferation, the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association: Maintains an online magazine Has self-published an e-book on the history of the bloodline Built a website for breeders to … Read more