California Mini Australian Shepherd Breeder

California Mini Australian Shepherd Breeder

Located in Creston California, Rocky Top Kennels is an AKC recognized California Mini Australian Shepherd Breeder, providing generations of show quality Toy & Miniature Australian Shepherds throughout California and the western United States.


Our Mini Aussies are:

• Show Quality

• Working Ability

• Great Family Companions

• AKC Recognized

• Member of National Stock Dog Registry (NSDR)

• All breeding dogs have a clear Cerf and OFA of good or better.

* We also offer Stud Service on approved females*



Mini American Shepherd vs. Mini Aussie Shepherd

What’s the difference?

California Mini Australian Shepherd Breeder

For decades the breed status of the Miniature Australian Shepherd has been a highly debated topic. The very first mini Aussie shepherd was registered with the National Stock Dog Registry (NSDR). Since then other registries have formed and dictated the classification of the toy Australian shepherd.

The American Kennel Club (AKC), United States Australian Shepherd Association (USASA) and the North American Miniature Shepherd Club of the USA (NAMASCUSA) have agreed to split the Australian Shepherd into two separate breeds. Under the AKC the smaller version of an Australian Shepherd is now classified as the Miniature American Shepherd.

As of June 27th 2012 the AKC approved this breed for entry into the miscellaneous class. Entry into the miscellaneous group allows the Miniature American Shepherd to compete in AKC conformation events.

Are you confused yet? None of this changes who we are. It’s all in the name. Here at Rocky Top Kennels they will always be the same little Aussies and same little wiggle butts that we have known and raised, a perfect furry family companion!

My Dogs are the Best Little Wiggle Butts in Town!

I hope you enjoy visiting with my Miniature Australian Shepherds! If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail me at:

Rocky Top Kennels are AKC recognized and a member of the National Stock Dog Registry(NSDR)

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Call me at (805) 674-5579 for more information about our Mini Australian Shepherd puppies in California!

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