Shetland Sheepdog Photograph

Club News

Here you can find all of the latest news from the Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club.

If you have any news items that you would like adding to this page, please contact our Webmaster -

New venue for MWSSC Championship show 2020
The MWSSC has changed its venue for 2020.
Our Championship show will now be at:
Leigh Leisure Centre
Leigh Sports Village
Sale Way
Click here.
Posted: 28th January 2020
Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club Open Single Breed Show - March 2020
Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club Open Show - Sunday March 1st 2020
Show schedules & entry forms are now available on the club web site. Click here.
Posted: 7th January 2020
Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club Championship Show - October 2019
Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club Championship Show - Sunday 27th October 2019
Show results are now available & critiques Click here.
Posted: 2nd November 2019
MWSSC change of Club secretary.
Please note that due to personal issues
Joan Chater has relinquished the position of Club Secretary.
With effect from 29th September 2019 Jane Mottram has agreed to accept the position as acting club secretary. All corrispondance should now be sent to Jane.
Posted: 11th October 2019
Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club Championship show
Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club championship show.- Sunday 27th October 2019.
Posted: 12th August 2019
Mid West Shetland Sheepdog Club sponsors The Royol Cheshire County Show on
We are pleased to sponsor the Breed Classes at the Royal Cheshire County Show and hope our members will be able to give their support

Fosse Data: Championship Dog Show Schedules, Results and Information
Printers of all Dog Show, Championship Show and All Dogs Related Events. More than 29 years in printing for Dog Shows, Championship Shows,…
Click here.
Posted: 5th April 2019
Would you like a copy of the 'MWSSC - The Shetland Sheepdog Illustrated Breed Standard' booklet?
MWSSC - The Shetland Sheepdog Illustrated Breed StandardNow available from The Mid Western Shetland Sheepdog Club - 'The Shetland Sheepdog Illustrated Breed Standard'.
Available for £2.00 per copy. Please contact Jane Motram, club secretary or Ray Grice to order your copy.
You can collect at our shows & pay the Club Secretary or range for a copy to be sent to you.
Posted: 11th December 2017
MWSSC Judges List Criteria - Breed Specialist & Non Breed Specialists update
The MWSSC committee have carried out a review of the Judges List Criteria for Breed Specialist & Non Breed Specialists with immediate update.
Those wishing to be considered for the clubs judges lists or moved from one list to another please contact the Club secretary. Click here.
Posted: 11th December 2017
Members correspondence via email
Club members are now able to receive Club show schedules & entry forms via email as well as our Club magazine.
Should you be willing to receive Club correspondence by email please click on the link below and print a copy of the authority flier, then complete the instructions and forward to our Show secretary, Jan Grice by post, or scan and email. Click here.
Posted: 14th April 2017
Judges list criteria check list
The MWSSC have now available a judges criteria check list to assist those wishing to be added to our judges list. Click here.
Posted: 20th February 2017
Information on Research and Tests for PRA.
The reason why we recommend the Norwegian test is that the research-team has worked with the blood tests for years now. It was difficult to find the mutation on the right gene, and they know exactly where to look for the 100% right test result.
The English form for the mutation found for PRA in Shetland Sheepdogs is now available at the Norwegian Shetland Sheepdog Club's website:
Click here.
Posted: 30th December 2015
Dermatomyositis Latest up date - November 2015
There is now a GENETIC TEST for Dermatomyositis (FCD/DM (or DMS as it is referred to in the research link)).
Further information on the Health issues page of this website. Click here.
Posted: 2nd December 2015
History of MWSSC - con't
Our club historian, Margaret Dobson has continued with the history of the club up to the Annual General Meeting, April 2015. Click here.
Posted: 17th June 2015
Kennel Club - Dogs in cars
The Kennel Club has issued a video entitled "Don't Cook Your Dog". Take a few minutes to watch and be reminded of what can happen to a dog very quickly in a hot car! Click here.
Posted: 28th June 2012
Puppy Register Fees
Placing an advert on the club's Puppy Register will only cost £5 per advert. Click here.
Posted: 16th June 2012
MWSSC Archived Show Results
You can now view or download MWSSC Archived Show Results in pdf format. From the navigation on the left select, ‘Show Results’, ‘Archived Show Results’, and select the results you would like to see. To navigate directly to the Archived Show Results page Click here.
Posted: 31st March 2009