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Calling All Sheltie Enthusiasts - It's almost here!!!

November 2021 specialties


Who:  The Granite State and Tri-State Shetland Sheepdog Club's combined specialty weekend.  Entries are now open!!  This is a wonderful weekend of two specialties each day plus a dinner and Saturday evening event sponsored by the Colonial Shetland Sheepdog Club.


What:  Four specialties, a fabulous Silent Auction on Saturday, a White Elephant Sale on Sunday, a complimentary "Sunrise Coffee Table", plus "Saturday Night Shelties". 


Where:  The Boxboro Regency Hotel and Conference Center, 242 Adams Place, Boxborough, MA.  Conveniently located right off I-495.  A block of pet-friendly rooms is available just steps from the show venue.  RV parking is available.


When:  November 6 and 7, 2021.


Why:  We are proud to have offered majors every year.  This venue is a beautiful ballroom with over 1,100 square feet of grooming space.  Our judges are John Buddie, Lynette Stewart, Janina Laurin, and Jerry Parisek.  Included are regular and non-regular classes, best puppy and junior showmanship.  What a great opportunity to see Sheltie friends and share a fun weekend.


In accordance with Chapter 7, Section 8 of the Rules Applying to Dog Shows, with American Kennel Club approval, Ms. Joy S. Brewster will judge in place of Mr. John Buddie.



So please spread the word and join us at the shows!!  Premium List with all the details is available at on the Show Secretary page under Events.  Closing is October 20 and entries are limited, so send in your entry now, while you're thinking of it!!  And don't forget to tell your friends.  Questions?  Contact Cynthia Webster at or Connie Nelson at





2021 Lobsterfest pic







Granite State Shetland Sheepdog Club