The American Border Collie Association (ABCA) is the country’s border collie registry and has been the long-time partner of the USBCHA, promoting the working Border Collie in North America.
The ABCA generously sponsors both the National Sheepdog Finals and National Cattledog Finals with direct funding for the competition and awards to successful competitors.
The ABCA exists to register, maintain and verify the pedigrees of Border Collies, to promote and foster in North America the breeding, training and distribution of reliable working Border Collies, and to promote stockdog trials and exhibitions. It is a member-owned registry with over 9000 members
Through the ABCA Health and Education Foundation the ABCA supports research and education around topics and issues related to the health of the working dog.