e puppies, miniature Australian shepherd puppies, Australian Shepherds, Miniature Australian Shepherds, Mini Aussies, Miniature Australian Shepherds, Toy Australian Shepherds (AKA: mini Aussies and toy Aussies)   What is right for you?  I was formally with the Kennel, Taycins. I am a third generation dog lover, handler and breeder.  A truly big dog in a little package.  California Miniature Australian/American Shepherds

Kennel Owner and Breeder Karen Ross (formerly Karen Keller)


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Call Patty Murphy at (805)680-1442 for information

A deposit will guarantee a Timeless puppy!



Puppy Open House:  Feb 17th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm



By Appointment Only:  Call (805)680-1442


267 Hot Springs Rd., Montecito, CA  93108




Puppies shown on my Mini Pups page are available...




(805)450-5088 or email timelesskk@me.com for details...





O"We have and raise both Australian Shepherds and Miniature American Shepherds, 
formerly known as mini Aussies"

*** AKC NEWS ***


The Miniature American Shepherd has been approved by AKC

to move into the Herding Group effective 7/1/2015!


The Miniature American Shepherd was approved by AKC

to move into the Misc. class effective 6/27/2012!


The Miniature American Shepherd (formerly known as the

 Miniature Australian Shepherd)

  was accepted into the AKC Foundation Stock Service (FSS) May 2011



miniature aussie breeders, California, miniature american shepherds, newly recognized my the american kennel club, AKC

Puppies are here!!  For details call me at (805)450-5088.

click on Mini Pups link above



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mini Aussies puppies available- American Shepherds formerly Mini Aussies
Miniature American/Australian Shepherd Puppies available in California

The American Kennel Club (AKC) has approved the Mini Aussie into the AKC/FSS.  
They will be known as the Miniature American Shepherd, a breed split by 

phenotype from the Australian Shepherd.  
Please visit www.mascusa.org for information

 Welcome to Timeless, have 
you rescued a mini aussie?


MASCA's First Hall of Fame Kennel (Timeless)

"Hall of Fame Kennel" is achieving dogs from a kennel that can and will do it all!  These dogs are produced by Karen Ross at Timeless Kennels and have been successful in performing in all aspects of versatility like herding, conformation, agility, obedience.  My dogs have accomplished much, much more than needed in order to qualify for this very prestige award!  A special "Thank You" to all of my fantastic owners of Timeless produced dogs...

Above (left): This is me (late 1970's) and my first Australian Shepherd, Ceyanne Pepper (She was mini sized).  Above (right) is me in 1980 winning Best Jr. Handler at an ASCA show.  The judge was Richard Pittman, an ASCA Breeder Judge.

Winner of the 1999, 2003, 2005 and 2008 Tournament of Champions, Rare Breed Dog Of The Year!  (ARBA) 
#4 2005 Rarities Rare Breed Dog of the Year!
#4 2005 ARBA Rare Breed Dog of the Year!
#1 Mini Aussie with NAMASCUSA (2004, 2005 and 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
#1 Mini Aussie with MASCA (2004, 2005 and 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
2006 NAMASCUSA Nationals: 2nd place NAMASCUSA MVA-a (in memory of Joseph Hartnagle)
Best of Breed Winner for the NAMASCUSA 2006 Nationals!
 ARBA's #1 Miniature and #2 Top 10 All Rare Breed Dog of 2006!  
#2 All Rare Breed Dog of the Year with ARBA-2006
BOS winner MASCA 2007 Nationals
ARBA-#2 All Rare Breed Dog of the Year! 2007
ARBA- #1 Rare Breed Dog-2008
Best Of Breed Winner-MASCA 2008 Nationals
Winner of the Best Movement-MASCA 2008 Nationals
BOB Veterans-MASCA & NAMASCUSA 2008 Nationals
Winner of the NAMASCUSA "Best Generations" 2008 Nationals
#1 Mini Aussie of the year for NAMASCUSA and MASCA-2008
BOB Winner and Best Movement-NAMASCUSA Specialty 2-09
#1 Mini Aussie of the year for NAMASCUSA and MASCA-2009
#2 All Rare Breed Dog of the Year with ARBA-2009

Multi Ch Taycins Savanna Blue Manna,CGC
Bred by Karen Keller (Ross)


Winner of the 2005 MASCA's MVA-ar
(In memory of Cecilia Hoffman) 10-05
(In memory of Joseph Hartnagle) 10-05
2008 MASCA 3rd Place MVA-harc 10-08

Vers-NATCH Taycins Tenacity Front Page News, MVA-ar, mHIC, CGC, RS-E, JS-E, GS-O, HP-E, S-TNE, S-EJC, S-EAC
 Bred by Carol Carlson and Karen Keller (Ross)

NAMASCUSA 2008 Joseph Hartnagle MVA - 3rd Place 
2008 Mini Nationals - Agility HIL - Level 2 
2008 Aussie Olympics - Overall Placement - Bronze Medal
2008 Aussie Olympics - Agility - Bronze Medal
2008 Aussie Olympics - Conformation - Bronze Medal

2011 MVA Participant

2011 Generations with son Tank and grand-daughter T

Multi Ch Bravehearts Ms. Blue Eyes of Taycin, CL1, CL2, CL3-F/H/S, JS-N, SL1, mHIC, HCTs, CGC, TDI, MVA-08, V1
Bred by Jean Friedman and Karen Keller (Ross)


2009 MASCA   2nd Place MVA   10-09
2009 NAMASCUSA 2nd Place MVA 10-09

Winners Bitch and Best of Winners at the
NAMASCUSA nationals pre-show-10-09
2010 MASCA 2nd place MVA 3-10
MASCA Nationals "Best Herding Bred" 3-10
2010 NAMASCUSA 2nd place MVA  10-10
2011 MASCA 2nd place MVA  5-11
2011 MASCUSA Most Versatile MVA Winner 10-11

Ch Timeless Black Ice
Bred by Karen Keller (Ross)


Karen Keller (Ross)
Santa Barbara County, CA
Phone Number: (805) 450-5088
"Pedigree indicates what the animal should be.
Conformation indicates what the animal appears to be.
But Performance indicates what the animal actually is."

                                                                           *author unknown

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3rd  generation since 1971, now Timeless, separate from Taycins.  Timeless Aussies is active in improving type, temperament, structure and genetics.  Our dogs can and will do it all!.  
Miniature and toy sized Australian Shepherds...Santa Barbara County, CA...Timeless of Santa Barbara, CA.  San Diego, long beach, los angeles, san bernadino.... miniature aussies, miniature american shepherd pups, puppies.