Breeder of Miniature American Shepherds to a meticulously high standard.

Gottabes Supernova – ‘Nova’

Grand Champion Gottabes Supernova

Nova was bred by Lorri McClelland at Gottabe Kennels in Reno USA.

We were delighted to get Nova, she is bright, happy and keen to do anything for you she really is a delight to own.

Nova is now retired from breeding

Health Testing


Clear/Normal by Orivet


Clear/Normal By Parentage and Orivet testing         

Hereditary Cataracts (HSF4) DNA:

Clear by Parentage and Orivet testing

Cobalamin Malabsorption DNA Test:

Clear by Parentage and Orivet testing

MDR 1:

Carrier +/-

 Degenerative Myelopathy:

Clear/Normal By Orivet

BVA Eye Test: 

Clear/Normal 03/10/17

Clear/Normal 01/06/16

Clear/Normal 05/08/15

Hips and Elbows Scored :

Hips – Good (OFA)

Elbows – Normal (OFA)

Novas’s Showing Results 2019

Amathus International ShowDouble  CACIB & Double CAC
Amathus and Aphrodite winners
CRUFTS 2020 Qualifiers

4 x 1st Excellent CAC Champion Female


3 x BOB

2 x BIS 2 Brace

2 x BIS 3 Brace

Amathus Champion 2019

Aphrodite Champion 2019

Qualified CRUFTS 2020

31st May to 02st June 2019

(BOB – Best Of Breed, BIS – Best In Show)

Past shows between October 2015 and May 2019 can be found on our showing section 

Born: 17th March 2014

Height: 41.0 cm / 16.1”


Registered (DN39254403)

French KC Temperament Test:
95/100 – Excellent

DNA registered with the French Kennel Club

Herding Instinct Test: 

Instinct shown with sheep 2014

Ironpaws Miniature American Shepherds

Ironpaws Miniature American Shepherds