Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association

OBTESA became a Tennessee Nonprofit Corporation on August 10, 2021. The initial board of directors was John Sherling, Larry Raulston and Tony Bierman. The mission of the Old-fashioned Black & Tan English Shepherd Association is to assist and promote the breeding, registration, training, and use of the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd bloodline.  OBTESA … Read more

Shepherd’s Rex Blaze

Early on, Shepherd’s Rex Blaze was a bit of a hard case.  While at his first stop, an urban home in Alabama, the family’s wife died.  Under the circumstances, her husband felt compelled to re-home Rex.   From there, he landed on the farm of a doctor friend who was ironically named Shepherd. During the period … Read more

Your Faithful Old English Shepherd Will Not Let Your Children Fight

Stodghill’s Animal Research Foundation ARF- Cowdog Magazine 73rd Edition, page 3 Gentlemen we specialize in the true Black-tan working type English Shepherd, the kind that will go a mile after the cows and on a dairy farm where you milk your cows every day at the same time you will not even have to tell … Read more