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ALTA Miniature American Shepherds

Valerie Nilsson    established her breeding Program 10 years ago with her introduction to The Miniature and Toy Australian Shepherd through the IABCA Show Venues.


Over the Years she has bred some of the Top Dogs to go to Show in North America and Europe. She has been a foundational Breeder in The Evolution to The Miniature American Shepherd. Since July 2015 when the Miniature American Shepherd was recognized by the American Kennel Club, She has shown dogs at Westminister Dog Show, The Miniature American Nationals and she has won the Toy nationals twice. She has Grand championed 1 dog and 1 bitch of her own and several dogs carrying her kennel Name have also gone on to Champion.


We are located in Southern Alberta, Canada on the Montana Border. Shipping within the United States and to Europe is Available. If you are inquiring about a puppy please mention in your message. We also offer stud services to approved Bitches and may have older dogs available held back for show prospects.