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Results from the Bearded Collie Club's Championship Show can be viewed here.
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.

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.

It is just three months to the Club AGM!
Download your forms for nominations of Officers from here and for Committee Members from here. NB - Nominations MUST be received by the Secretary by 31st December!

The profiles for prospective judges for the 2020 BCC Open Show are available for inspection here. Ballot papers for the show will be posted out to members shortly.

BCC Championship Show
The results are available here. Photos, the judges' critiques, and the Junior Handling report will posted on our Club Shows page as soon as they are available.

Get ready for 2019
The 2019 Shows schedule can be found here and the Club Calendar for 2019 is now ready for you to buy - details here.

Bearded Collie Annual Health Survey 2018 - Did you take part?
The results of the survey are now available via our JBLC Breed Health Surveys section.

Working Test Results
An update to Working Test Results has been made documenting results and reports from two further Branch events in summer 2018. These can be found here.

BCC Open Show Results and Judges Reports
The results from our Open Show on 7th April 2018 are now available on our Club Shows page. The judges reports from the Breed and Special Champion Classes, Junior Handling, and Fun Obedience are here.

Announcing the Bearded Collie 'Buddy' Scheme
Another initiative forming part of the Bearded Collie Breed Strategy, the 'Buddy' Scheme aims to encourage and support new and repeat Bearded Collie owners - see the JBLC Bearded Collie 'Buddy' Scheme page for details, including how to find a Buddy and how to become one.

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 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 6.12.2018