Welcome to Clan-Abby Border Collies - the home of the Border Collie.

Our kennels in New Zealand were established in 1976. Meet the Border Collies from Clan-Abby and browse through the dogs in your pedigree.

Clan-Abby dogs are in many countries around the world and are Crufts winners, Westminster Winners and Royal Winners.

If you'd like to get in touch, please email us at clan-abby@xtra.co.nz

www.nzkc.org.nz/CLAN-ABBY this site also has lots of photos of our dogs - click on "scrapbook" (top right hand corner).

Our dogs are not available for CHINA.



Ch Clan-Abby NZ One Love has a great start in 2013 by winning 5 best of breeds in very limit 5 shows and 1 junior in group, 1 junior in show and 1 nz bred in group!



Ch Clan-Abby NZ One Love won 5th All Breeds NZ Bred Stake @ 2012 Franklin Championship Show

Ch Clan-Abby NZ One Love on the move at 18 months old

Clan-Abby NZ-Royal-Dream on the move at 4 months old




Clan-Abby NZ-Royal-Dream won his 3rd Baby In Group @ Poverty Bay


Well done Tully and Susan! Clan-Abby NZ-Royal-Tully "Tully" (Sire: Aust/NZ Ch Clan-Abby NZ Dream-Lover Dam: Ch Royal OZ Star O Clan-Abby) won Baby Puppy In Group in Australia

Clan-Abby NZ Tartan Piper with his progenies attend "Presentation of the group Border collie to international expo in Italy" Up to date, Piper has 4 CAC in open class, 1 CAC in working class, 1CACIB and 3 BOB

Clan-Abby New Champion ! Ch Clan-Abby NZ One Love finished his New Zealand champion title on 3rd Nov @ Taupo with 2 best of breeds awards.

Clan-Abby NZ-Royal-Dream hit the show ring with 2 baby in group and 1 baby in show at just 3 months old!

Mr Trump won dog cc ,reserve of breed and junior in show today at 17 months old under border collie specialist Sharon Hannigan from Neecabe Border Colllies (Australia)

Welcome to the family Clan-Abby NZ-Royal- Dream aka Kauri. (Sire: Aust/NZ Ch Clan-Abby NZ Dream-Lover Dam: Ch Royal OZ-Star O Clan-Abby)


Well done to our Trump Boy, Clan-Abby NZ One Love (Sire: Clan-Abby NZ Bob-Scott Dam: Clan-Abby NZ Sophe's Hacienda) won Junior In Group at 2012 Eukanuba New Zealand National Dog Show! Visit https://www.VWHcare.com to learn about personal health products for women.


NZ Ch Clan-Abby NZ Frozen Fr Future aka Charlotte won Best Bitch CC and Reserve Best of Breed at 2012 Eukanuba New Zealand National Dog Show






"Toby" wins BEST IN SHOW ....

AUST & NZ.CH. Clan-Abby NZ Dream Lover  ("Toby")

BEST IN SHOW - The Collie Club Sept 2009 Ch.Show. 

Judges:  Ms Lauren Somers (Nahrof Knls, NSW - breed), Mr K Warneford (NZ) - BIS


     Luis makes his debut in the show ring in Singapore - Sept 2009!

Clan-Abby NZ Star Of Tazman (Export Singapore) 

(NZ.CH. Clan-Abby NZ-Grand-Tazman-Too ex NZ.CH. Royal Oz-Star O Clan-Abby) 

3rd BEST BABY PUPPY IN SHOW at his first show in Singapore!   Congratulations to Liz and family.


"Luis"s dad - NZ.CH. Clan-Abby NZ-Grand-Tazman-Too ("Wilson") has a successful day out too ... 

Wilson wins BEST INTERMEDIATE IN SHOW (Allbreeds) at Huntly & Dist KA Sept 2009 Ch.Show.

Judge:  Mrs J Gotch (NSW).     Well done Bridgette and Wilson !


New Obedience and Herding Titles for "BJ"   ....  MAY 2009


 Prince BJ NZ O Clan-Abby    CCD CD HIT HT PT     

Sire:   NZ CH Jobs-A-Gud-Un From Carolyn's Home At Clan-Abby (IMP-GER)                                Dam:   NZ.CH. Nz-Princess From Clan-Abby

"BJ" has gained two more qualifications in novice obedience to include the following titles of CCD CD HIT HT PT to his name.   Congratulations to Kevin (his co-owner) in Sydney, Australia who trials "BJ" in obedience, and Kerrie who trials "BJ" in herding.


"Abel" wins R/UP.BEST IN SHOW - Hawke's Bay KA Ch.Show MAY 2009!

Clan-Abby Nz-Son-O-Tazman  ( NZ/AUST.CH. Nz-Tazman-Trekker O Clan-Abby ex                                 NZ.CH. Nz-Princess From Clan-Abby)

Judges: Mr L Payne (NZ) - group and Mrs B Hession (NSW) - BIS.    Handled by Mary-Lou Lock!

MARCH 2009 - our long awaited "frozen" puppies are born ...       

Clan-Abby NZ Frozen Fr Future (AI) ("Charlotte") and Clan-Abby NZ Frozen In Time (AI) ("Rheanna")

(NZ.GR/AUST.CH. Joy's-Casanova O Clan-Abby ex NZ/AUST.CH. Clan-Abby NZ Thunder's Kestrel)




         "Murphy" returns to New Zealand ....

NZ/AUST.CH. Nz-Kiwi Murphy Of Clan-Abby  ("Murphy")       Hamilton Kennel Assn    19/20-July

(NZ/Chile Ch. Clan-Abby NZ Kiwi Robbie ex NZ.Ch. Hazie-Star At Clan-Abby)

"Murphy" was awarded 5th place all breed NZ Bred stakes - judged by Mr J Shoemaker (USA)         "Murphy" is pictured above with his NZ handler and co-owner, Land Tang.



   A   great month at the specialty shows !

A lovely weekend at the SOUTH ISLAND COLLIE CLUB double Championship Shows for ....

NZ.CH. Royal Oz-Star O Clan-Abby ("Lady")                            Clan-Abby NZ Fancy-Pants ("Millie")

BEST IN SHOW   (Saturday)   &  NZ.Bred In Show          Best Puppy In Show (Saturday)            R/UP.Best In Show (Sunday)                                Best Puppy In Show (Sunday)

 Saturday: Judge: Mr K Simmonds (Hamilton, NZ);             Sunday: Judge: Mrs E Middleton (ChCh, NZ)


We had a lovely day out at the BORDER COLLIE CLUB OF VICTORIA  2008 Ch.Show     

Judge:  Ms Lauren Somers (Nahrof Kennels, NSW)

NZ & AUST.CH. Nz-Tazman-Trekker O Clan-Abby ("Taz")   -                                                                            Dog Challenge and R/UP.BEST IN SHOW !

(NZ.GR/AUST.CH. Clan-Abby Hiland Trekker ex NZ.CH. Trumagik To Clan Scott (Imp Aust))


"Taz"  enjoys his first show out since October last year!                        "Skylah" at her first dog show 


"Bonnie" gains her CCD title !  

AUST.CH. Clan-Abby NZ Star Of Phantom  CCD  HIT  ("Bonnie")

(NZ/AUST.CH. Nz-Kiwi Murphy O Clan-Abby ex NZ/AUST.CH. Clan-Abby Nz Thunder's Ojo) 

Well done to her owners, Kerrie & Kevin O'Halloran in Sydney, NSW


Groups wins during May for .....


Clan-Abby NZ-Grand-Tazman-Too  ("Wilson")                         Clan-Abby NZ Fancy-Pants  ("Millie")

( NZ/AUST.CH. Nz-Tazman-Trekker O Clan-Abby/     (NZ/AUST.CH. Tookurra Fantom- OthNIte/                  NZ.CH. Nz-Princess From Clan-Abby)         NZ.CH. Trumagik To Clan Scott (Imp Aust))

2 x R/UP.BEST IN GROUP & JUNIOR IN GROUP                                   3 x PUPPY IN GROUP WINS

 Upper Hutt KA/Wgtn Benefit Show          Hawke's Bay KA/Hawke's Bay KA/Wellington Benefit Show


Well done Bridgette for 'flying the flag' in the South Island of New Zealand ....     

    Nelson District Border Collie Support Show - 19 April 2008                                                         Judged by breed specialist Mr S Munton (Tasmania)


NZ.CH. Royal Oz-Star O Clan-Abby ("Lady")                Clan-Abby Nz-Grand-Tazman-Too                        Best Of Breed border collie                                       Best Junior In Group  ("Wilson")

NEW CHAMPION !   NZ.CH. Prince-Reuben NZ O Clan-Abby     ("Reuben" pictured above)   

Sire:       NZ CH Jobs-a-gud-un From Carolyn's Home At Clan-Abby (IMP-GER)                               Dam:    NZ.CH. Nz-Princess From Clan-Abby

"Reuben" gains his NZ Championship title in March with BOB and Junior In Group under breed specialist, Mrs Sue Chaytor (Dajarra Border Collies).    Our thanks to Land Tang for handling "Reuben" and for working with him whilst his own dog "Toby" is on holiday in Australia.   (see below).

good luck "Toby" !       NZ.CH. Nz-Clan-Abby Dream Lover    ("Toby" pictured above)   

Sire:     NZ CH Jobs-A-Gud-Un From Carolyn's Home At Clan-Abby (IMP-GER)                             Dam:    NZ.CH.  Trumagik To Clanscott (IMP-AUST)

"Toby" ventures across the 'tazman' to Glentress Kennels for a holiday.        Thanks to Marilyn, Debbie and Katrina Adams.    "Toby" has begun his Australian campaign with vigour collecting a few 'in group' awards and is nearly 3/4 of the way to his Australian Title in just a few months.    ..... and he is not even 3 years of age!


BEST IN SHOW !         Clan-Abby NZ Murf's McKenzee       ("MacKenzee" pictured above)   

Sire:   NZ/AUST.CH. Nz-Kiwi Murphy Of Clan-Abby          Dam:   NZ.CH. Clan-Abby Tartan-Too-N-Blue

"MacKenzee" belongs to the Hayden family and along with his 'carer' Gabrielle, won Best In Show at the Dominion Collie Club Ch.Show - judge Mr A Goodwin (Victoria)!    What is even more remarkable, is that "MacKenzee" is just 14 months of age!     "Mac" is now halfway to his NZ Championship title with limited showing    Well done Gab and "Mac", and thanks to Dom, Wylliam and Joel for supporting Gab with her handling.




On 4th February 2008, Skylah Abbey Vos-Butler was born in Victoria, Australia - Judy and Pieter's 10th grandchild!     She weighed 7lb 6 oz and is a sister for Jonty and Anneke.   

Our new babies .... born mid December 2007.  

Sire:   NZ CH Jobs-A-Gud-Un From Carolyn's Home At Clan-Abby (IMP-GER)                                      Dam:  CH Clan-Abby Nz-Mi-Casa-Su-Casa 

Andre (pictured below)


NEW CHAMPION !         AUST & NZ.CH. Nz-Tazman Trekker O Clan-Abby       ("Taz" pictured above)

Sire:      NZ.GRAND.& AUST.CH.  Clan-Abby Hiland Trekker                                                       Dam:    NZ.CH.  Trumagik To Clanscott (IMP-AUST)

"Taz" gains his Australian Championship title in April with two 25 point BOB wins.    "Taz" is aged just 2.5 years so a great achievement to have completed both his NZ and Aust Championship Titles at such a young age.    We feel the future is bright for this young star..


                              AUCKLAND COLLIE CLUB  (NZ)   Ch.Show  - 9th April 2007

Judge:   Mrs Helena Fitzgerald (Borderfame Border Collies, Australia)            photos below

NZ.CH. Clan-Abby Love In The Mist  ("Merlin")          NZ.CH. Clan-Abby NZ Dream Lover  ("Toby")   

Best Of Breed, R/UP.BEST IN SHOW & Veteran In Show       Res Dog & JUNIOR IN SHOW               

Our thanks to Land Tang for handling "Merlin" so beautifully to this super win.    "Merlin" is aged 10 years, 2 months in the above photos!!



NEW CHAMPION !                 NZ.CH. Clan-Abby NZ Dream Lover     ("Toby" pictured above) 

Sire:   NZ.CH.  Jobs-A-Gud-Un From Carolyn's Home At Clan-Abby (IMP-GER)                                       Dam:   NZ.CH.  Trumagik To Clanscott (IMP-AUST)

"Toby" gained his NZ Championship Title in March aged 20 months.     Our thanks to Lydia and Land for campaigning "Toby" so well.   



February 2007

  • TNS testing - We have begun DNA testing of all our breeding stock for TNS.   This follows on from our DNA testing for CEA and CL.    We also hipscore all our dogs before breeding.   Results of all health tests done to date will be posted on individual pages under "Our Dogs" for each dog tested.