Our Favorite Links

Seaside Australian Shepherd Club: The local ASCA affiliate club founded by Judy Pedery-Edwards and Caroline Ginty which organizes and hosts multiple events throughout the year, with a special emphasis on juniors!

The Juniors of today are the breeders, handlers and judges of tomorrow.  BestJunior.com provides AKC statistics for Junior Showmanship exhibitors.  Juniors can connect with each other in their online forum.

This illustrated breed standard of the Australian Shepherd explains the ideal traits/characteristics of the aussie with pictures.

The Complete Guide to Canine Agility - coutesy of Ashley B. from New York

A general explanation of what agility is here

The Southwest Agility Calendar provides info on upcoming agility competitions in California

Find out the differences in the organizations which sanction agility trials here

The Australian Shepherd Club of America (ASCA). The largest single breed dog club in America, ASCA puts on sanctioned events in conformation, junior showmanship, agility, obedience, herding, rally, and tracking.

The North American Dog Agility Club (NADAC). An organization which sanctions agility trials all over the USA, Canada, and Australia. From the website: "The purpose of a NADAC agility trial is to demonstrate the ability of a dog and its handler to work as a smoothly functioning team. With separate class divisions for Veterans and Junior Handlers and a variety of games, NADAC dog agility offers something for everyone!"

Agility Equipment. This website links to multiple places to purchase agility equipment as well as websites which show plans on how to build your own agility equipment for home use.

Please email Caroline Ginty at caroline.ginty@yahoo.com if any of the links above are broken of if you know of any links which should be on this page =)