CNASA does not support the purposeful breeding of Miniature Australian Shepherds or Toy Australian Shepherds. Miniature Australian Shepherds and Toy Australian Shepherds are not recognized by the Canadian Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club or the Australian Shepherd Club of America as a size variation of the Australian Shepherd. There is no size variation of the Australian Shepherd.
The CNASA expects all members who have breeding programs to breed to the CNASA/CKC recognized standard of excellence. CNASA further expects all members to be ever viligant in the preservation and protection of the Australian Shepherd.