Shetland Sheepdog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics
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Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog is the smartest dog breed in the world who is also popularly known as “Sheltie.” These dogs are bred by the farmers in the Shetland Islands off the coast of Scotland’s to keep away hungry Birds and sheep from the garden so that they can not destroy farmers grains.

Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog

Life Span 12 – 13 years
Color Merle, Tri-color, Blue Merle, Black & White, Sable & White, Black & Tan, Sable
Temperament Responsive, Affectionate, Lively, Loyal, Reserved, Gentle, Playful, Alert, Intelligent, Active, Trainable, Strong
Height Male: 33–41 cm Female: 33–41 cm
Weight Male: 6.4–12 kg Female: 6.4–12 kg
Origin Shetland Islands
Group Herding Group

Today, this intelligent dog breed is becoming the most fantastic family companions as  These dogs have high affection towards their owners. These dogs can also tolerate both hot and cold weather which we can found very rare in other dog breeds.

These smartest dog breeds exclusively come in 7 colors Merle, Blue Merle, Tri-color, Black and White, Sable and White, Black and Tan, Sable. The average span life of Shetland Sheepdog is 12 to 13 years.

These dogs can become good companions for your other dog already living with you Shetland Sheepdog are easy to train due to their intelligence and high level of grasping power. These energetic dogs are 33- 41cm in height and weight  upto 6.4- 12 KG.

Shetland Sheepdog Breed Characteristics

Adapts well to Apartment Living
Sensitivity Level
Tolerates being Alone
Kids Friendly
Dog Friendly
Friendly toward Strangers
Easy to Train
Intelligence Level
Easy To Groom
Exercise Needs
Energy Level
Exercise Needs

Usually, the pricing of Shetland Sheepdog puppies varies from breeder to breeder who can cost you between $800 to $1,000.One thing you should highly consider while going to buy this smart breed, that you should not leave this dog alone at home for a long time as they have high sensitivity level.


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