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Breed Clubs & Organizations

AKC - The American Kennel Club
- Australian Shepherd Club of America
USASA - United States Australian Shepherd Club
ARBA - American Rare Breed Association
IABCA - International All-Breed Canine Association
UKC - United Kennel Club


Health Links

OFA - Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
CERF - Canine Eye Registration Foundation
GDC - Institute for Genetic Disease Control
PennHIP -
University of Pennsylvania Hip Program
Basic Aussie Information
National Animal Poison Control Center (NAPCC)

This is a non-profit , cost-recovery program at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801. The NAPCC has a wide range of information specific to animal poisoning, not only from plants, but from pesticides, drugs, medications, metals, cleaning products and other poisonous substances. If you suspect your pet has been poisoned, call your veterinary emergency clinic first! but, if you are having trouble getting assistance, or need more information, you can call NAPCC.

This is not a free call. Be ready to provide:
bulletYour name, address, and phone number.
bulletThe substance(s) your pets have been exposed to, if known.
bulletInformation concerning the exposure (quantity ingested, time since exposure, etc.)
bulletThe species, breed, age, sex, weight and number of pets involved.
bulletThe problem(s) your pets are experiencing.

888-4ANI-HELP (888-426-4435)
$45.00* per case (VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express). The Center will do as many follow-up calls as necessary in critical cases, and at the owner's request will contact their veterinarian. The Center also provides via fax specific treatment protocols and current literature citations when indicated.
$45.00* per case. The Center will do as many follow-up calls as necessary in critical cases, and at the owner's request will contact their veterinarian. These follow-up calls can be made by calling 888-299-2973.

* rates are subject to change


Internet Discussion Lists

Discussion Lists - If you're interested in discussing your dogs on line, there are three e-mail discussion lists currently available for the Mini Aussie breed. (This is NOT "Live Chat".)

In order to subscribe, go to www.yahoogroups.com or to one of the specific links below.

Namascusa list - NAMASCUSA-subscribe@yahoogroups.com - The primary purpose of this list is to discuss topics related to the North American Miniature Australian Shepherd Club, of the USA, and is open to NAMASCUSA members only. This forum purpose is to make the NAMASCUSA Officers and Board of Directors more available to the membership. It is intended to serve as a resource for members who have club-related questions and we encourage your discussion, thoughts and opinions on any of these club related topics/issues.  


Mini Aussie L list - MiniAussies-L-subscribe@yahoogroups.com - This list is for any type of discussion regarding the mini aussie in general. Currently, there are over 300 members signed on to this list. You will find discussions in all topics. There are limited rules regarding posts to this list. Bob-3 months.jpg (68405 bytes)
Namas list -
namas-subscribe@yahoogroups.com - This list has a similar format to the Mini Aussie L list. It is an open forum, and there are very limited rules.


Activities with your Mini Aussie

Herding on the WWWeb
United States Dog Agility Assoc.
North American Dog Agility Council
Agility on the WWWeb
AKC Beginners Guide to Dog Shows
Mary Jo's Herding Page

ASCA Event Calendar
AHBA Event Calendar

North American Flyball Association (NAFA)
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