About Us

Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd Association

A Tennessee Nonprofit Corporation

The mission of the Old-fashioned Black & Tan English Shepherd Association is to assist and promote the breeding, registration, training, and use of the Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherd bloodline. OBTESA works to preserve the unique qualities of the bloodline, to preserve the purity of the bloodline, and to protect the longevity of the bloodline.

Would you like to become a breeder of Old-fashioned Black and Tan English Shepherds? Check out our Breeder Incubator Program.

The IRS has classified OBTESA as a tax-exempt organization under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).  Donors can deduct contributions to OBTESA under IRC Section 170. You are welcome to review our IRS tax exempt classification letter. Click the ‘Download’ button below to view.