Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association

Sound Genetic Management · Robust Cultural Appreciation

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.

The Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association is a Tennessee non-profit public benefit corporation. We operate solely for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. We work to preserve the unique qualities of the bloodline, to preserve the integrity of the bloodline, and to protect the longevity of the bloodline.

Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association

Our Strategy

The Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association uses a multi-faceted strategy to secure the future of our bloodline:

  1. Encourage sound genetic management.
  2. Maintain consistent service and communication with our support base.
  3. Provide mentorship for new breeders and provide support services for existing breeders.
  4. Sustain effective marketing and promotion of the bloodline, its rich history, its uses, and its cultural appreciation.
  5. Facilitate collaborative efforts among breeders to help secure a strong future.

Breeders

Would you like to become a breeder of Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherds? Learn more about our Breeder Incubator Program.

Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association

American Farm Shepherds Illustrated is the full-color newsletter published by the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association. In each quarterly issue you'll find award-winning photography, historical research, and of course feature stories about these heroic dogs! Each printed issue also includes an up-to-date breeder directory, upcoming litter listings, and letters from members of the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd community. Subscribe now to have American Farm Shepherds Illustrated delivered by U.S. Postal Mail.

Shep's List

On Shep's List you'll find Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherds puppies for sale. Connect with a qualified breeder today.

American Farm Shepherds Online

The online magazine dedicated to Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherds.

Join our Community

Communicate with other English Shepherd owners and breeders through the OBTESA mailing list.