Membership is open to all with a genuine interest in the Shetland Sheepdog and new members are always welcome.

New members must be proposed and seconded by existing members with five years continuous membership of the Club, and must be approved by the Officers and Committee.

All members agree to abide by the Rules of the Club and adhere to its Code of Ethics

Subscriptions fall due on 1st January each year.  Annual Subscriptions rates for 2023. 

Single £6.00, Single Senior (over 60 years) £4.00
Joint £8.50, Joint Senior (over 60 years) £6.00
Junior (up to 18 years) £2.00

Prospective new members can download a Membership Application Forms from our Documents page or, alternatively contact the Secretary, Mrs Heather Bendelow. Email

Cheques to be made payable to Yorkshire Shetland Sheepdog Club and sent to the Treasurer
Mrs Sue Walker,  Newholme, Station Road, Thornton Le Moor, DL7 9JD

Subscriptions  can also be paid by BACS or Standing Order to:

Virgin Money, Sort Code 050116, Account No. 10680079 – Please use your kennel name or post code as a unique form of reference.


Annual Obedience Points Trophy

In memory of Eldepenny Samantha at Doonelodge

Points can be claimed from Championship, Open Shows and Limited Obedience Sheltie Shows:

1st – 6 points; 2nd – 5 points; 3rd -4 points; 4th – 3 points; 5th – 2 points; 6th – 1 point
Places 1st to 6th at Exemption Obedience Shows – 1 point
Places 1st to 6th at Exemption Shows – 6 points

Claims run from 1st December to 30th November annually.


Claims forms can be obtained from, and must be returned to:

Mary Glover, Bella Vista, Halfway Close, Topcliffe Road, Thirsk, N. Yorks, YO7 3HN
Telephone: 01845 577640