11 Interesting Facts About the Shetland Sheepdog

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Should you get a Sheltie?

The Shetland Sheepdog, or Sheltie, is known for its intelligence, loyalty, and affectionate nature. They are great with children and have a gentle temperament. They are protective of their family and can be reserved around strangers, but with proper socialization, they make fantastic family pets.

georgie & lottie the shelties by susan d

“Talking” Sheltie Video

Sheltie “talking”!!

My sheltie loves to “talk” to me! I burned a tortilla on the stove once and it set off the smoke detector. Ever since then, my dog gets nervous when I make tortillas!

shyanne the sheltie by brenda gm (3)

Check Your Shetland Sheepdog Facts and Take a Fun Sheltie Quiz!

More Sheltie Stuff-Share a Picture!

Say hello and upload a picture ti the Sheltie page – #sheltie

lady anne the sheltie by moonpaw

Facts About the Shetland Sheepdog-Final Thoughts

From their intelligent and alert nature to their beautiful double coat, Shetland Sheepdogs are a perfect choice for those seeking a loyal and active companion. With proper mental stimulation, regular exercise, and consistent training methods, this small dog breed will excel in various dog sports and activities. Whether you’re looking for a great companion or a competitive partner in dog sports, finding the right puppy from reputable breeders is crucial. It is important to provide lots of exercise and engage in activities that cater to their herding instincts. By investing time and effort into their training and socialization, you can ensure that your Shetland Sheepdog becomes a fantastic family member.

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