EISDA sponsors several seminars a year.  Please check back often for more details.

Jack Knox

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Patrick Shannahan

April 21 & 22 2018

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Eastern Stock Dog Association is once again, proud to invite Patrick Shannahan back to our area to teach his annual stock dog clinic.  Patrick won the 2010 National Sheepdog Championship and is an internationally known handler, clinician, and judge.  He trials extensively and has won national and reserve national titles.  In 2005 he was chosen to be on the team representing the United States at the world trial.  Patrick brings a wealth of knowledge to his clinics; he has experience with all breeds of stock dogs and a practical knowledge of all classes of stock.  His easy to follow instruction will help to bring the best out, in you, and your dog.  All levels of dogs or handlers are welcome.  If you have any questions, please contact Lonna Jean Conroy at (208) 251-2456.  Click here for registration form.

Other Clinics of Interest:


Gordon Watt Clinic March 17 & 18, 2018 Pavillion, WY

Gordon Watt was raised in a Shepherding family with his father, William Watt, a legendary Sheepdog handler. Gordon began trialing at the age of 15 with his dog Chum, who was second in the Irish National Finals. In 1999 he was the Irish National Champion and the World National Champion 2005. ( We have him in action on the 2005 World Trial DVD for sale in the store. Link below.) Gordon and his family immigrated to the USA in 2014. USBCHA reserve Champion 2016. This clinic is a great opportunity to learn from a great stockman and handler.

*Limited to 12 dogs per day $155 per dog per day, Spectator $40 per day

*Camping available on the ranch

*Price includes lunch and dinner on Saturday and lunch on Sunday.

*Contact - Hope Dennis - 307-856-7601 to reserve your spot. - Email:

Click here for registration form.