Miniature American Shepherds
Making History for the Miniature American Shepherd Breed!
Seven (7) time Westminster wins, 3 BOB, 3 Select, 1 BOS in
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020. Six (6) time
AKC National Championship Breed Winner, Eight (8) time
National Specialty Winners. AKC's First
undefeated MAS Champion, First Bronze, Silver, Gold &
Platinum Grand Champion MAS.
First Group Placing MAS & the first and only MAS to
make Top 20 Herding Dog & Top 100 Dogs in the Nation!
Multiple Best In Show & BISS Dogs (Leo, Reno,
Dancer, Swayze & Geo) Nationals Stud Dog & Brood Bitch
winner 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020. Head Type
Male/Female winner 2020 Nationals
Westminster 2017 (3) entries, winning Best of Breed, Select Dog and Select
* Home to the first Undefeated MAS Champion in AKC
* First Group Placing MAS in AKC
*First Bronze, Silver, Gold and only Platinum Grand Champion
#1 MAS in AKC
* First National Specialty winner in AKC
*First and only MAS to make Top 20 Herding Group
Winning the Triple Crown of Dog Shows; Westminster,
The National Specialty , The AKC National Championship,
Morris & Essex & Multi Nationals Best of Breed Nationals
Specialty wins (6 total) Multi #1 dog producing kennel with (8)
# 1 dogs, (2) #2 dogs MAS and ToyAussies.
The only MAS Kennel to have two (3) Best of Breed wins and
four (6) Select placements at Westminster including Breed, Best
Opposite and Select the only MAS Kennel to win Best of Breed
at Nationals with Multiple Dogs seven (7) times!!!
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Frankie dock diving
Diana Dock Diving
Abingtons Stock Options "Trader" wins Best of Breed Puppy AKC MAS Nationals 2016
Abingtons Ice Age Treasure "Ellie" wins Puppy Sweeps 2016 AKC MAS Nationals
Leo is featured in the official AKC video about MAS
I am a former High School Educator, FFA Adviser, 4 H Leader and Volleyball Coach.
I have been breeding horses and dogs for 40 years including World Champion Paint
Horses. I pride myself on producing top quality MAS that excel in conformation,
performance or as a companions. We live on a small Equine breeding farm and we raise
our dogs in our home in a healthy environment providing socialization, training and the
nurturing that all puppies deserve.
HISTORY of the Miniature American Shepherd Club of the USA MASCUSA
Member of the American Kennel Club, The Miniature American Shepherd Club of the USA (MASCUSA) was selected in May 2011 as the parent club of the Miniature American Shepherd for the American Kennel Club. The breed was formed by a split of the Australian Shepherd breed in AKC, and the incorporation of dogs previously known as Miniature Australian Shepherds and also known as North American Shepherds. MASCUSA was originally known as the Miniature Australian Shepherd Club of the USA, and then the North American Miniature Australian Shepherd Club of the USA, and was founded in 1990 as original parent club for the Miniature Australian Shepherd.
MASCUSA represents AKC Miniature American Shepherd breeders and owners across America and around the world. We are dedicated to promoting, preserving, and protecting our dogs and their owners. MASCUSA promotes sound and responsible breeding practices dedicated to the improvement and advancement of the Miniature American Shepherd. We advocate the highest ethical standards among breeders, owners and fanciers and encourage a spirit of sportsmanship and cooperation among the membership. The Club supports education and education events for its members, judges, dog fanciers, and the general public, and conducts AKC sanctioned competitive events including conformation, herding, obedience, rally, agility, and tracking. MASCUSA supports its members by encouraging the development of local and regional member clubs. We encourage the promotion of the abilities of the Miniature American Shepherd through participation at specialty shows, obedience trials, working trials, and performance events throughout the country.
The Toy Australian Shepherd is a smaller version of the Mini Aussie ranging from 10"-up to 14" in height. The Toy Aussie is not a breed, but a size variety. The Australian Shepherd (affectionately called an ‘Aussie’) does not actually originate in Australia. It is believed that some Basque farmers brought ancestors of these dogs with them when they emigrated to Australia, then subsequently to the United States during the 1849 California gold rush. However, the breed of MAS as it is known today was developed in the American Southwest over the next few decades. The Australian dog was crossed with several breeds in an effort to produce an animal able to deal with the harsh temperatures and demands of the American West. Breeding during this period was mainly focused on ability—speed, agility, and endurance--rather than appearance, which delayed the Australian Shepherd’s recognition as a breed. Australian Shepherds became popular pets after they were featured as rodeos performers in the 1950’s, and later in Disney films such as ‘Run Appaloosa Run’. The Miniature and Toy Australian Shepherd was created by selectively breeding small Australian Shepherds. It has increased in popularity in the last few years due to its combination of small size with high energy level and endurance.
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