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Facts about Shetland Sheepdogs Edit

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The Shetland Sheepdog, also known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog that originated in the Shetland Islands. The original name of this breed was Shetland Collie, but when this caused controversy among the Rough Collie breeders of the time, the breed's name was formally changed to Shetland Sheepdog. This hard-working small dog is intelligent, vocal, excitable, and willing to please. The breed was formally recognized by The Kennel Club in 1909.

Coat colors Edit

  • Merle
  • Blue Merle
  • Sable
  • Sable & White
  • Tri-color
  • Black & Tan
  • Black & White

Temperament Edit

Intelligent, Playful, Affectionate, Reserved, Loyal, Active, Alert, Gentle, Lively, Responsive, Strong, Trainable, Bright, playful, and energetic

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