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Results from the Working & Pastoral Breeds Association of Scotland Championship Show can be viewed here.
Results from the Midland Counties Canine Society Championship Show can be viewed here.
Results from the South Wales Kennel Association Championship Show can be viewed here.

The Bearded Collie Club is intent on maintaining our breed's enviable reputation and our website supports this aim by providing information on all Beardie issues and activities. The Bearded Collie Club aims to cater for ALL Beardie owners, so if you have ideas for new web pages or material please email them to the Webmaster.

Bearded Collie Club Championship Show
Schedules and entry forms for the Club's Championship Show on Sat 2nd December 2017 are now available - see our Show Calendar page for closing dates and links to schedule, entry form and online entry. Postal entries are available via Maureen Sale - closing date 6th November (online 13th November).

Bearded Collie Breed Strategy: Exchange of health information between breeders and stud dog owners when planning a mating
As part of the Breed Strategy and following the request from breeders to produce a checklist with guidance for the exchange of health information between breeders and stud dog owners when planning a mating, the JBLC has produced a checklist as to the type of questions that breeders can ask potential stud dog owners, and a longer article which expands on the checklist and covers other points to consider when choosing a stud dog - see the JBLC Breed Strategy page.

Bearded Collie Club (Scottish Branch) Open Show
Results from the breed classes at the Open Show on 17th September 2017 can be viewed here.

Bearded Collie Breed Strategy: Popular Sire Usage
An analysis of sire usage has been done to show what effect the recommended annual limit of 2 litters per year would have had, if it had been in place during the period 2011 - 2016. You can find the analysis here.

Website updates: Long-term Breed Health page
New links added to the following items:
Bearded Collie Health - Useful Websites for Information: a downloadable list provided by our Breed Health Co-ordinator Liz Ayrton.
Maintaining and Improving Breeds: an article on genetic diversity covering many of the issues raised in the recent workshops and the Breed Strategy event. The article is written by Dr Jerry Bell, who has also recently completed a study on genetic diversity in AKC-registered Bearded Collies.


Anne Robson - Webmaster               Site last updated 4.11.2017