All About Shetland Sheepdog Dogs and Puppies
This is a general breed description of the Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie). Individual dogs within a breed may vary in physical appearance, behavior and temperament.
The beautiful Shetland Sheepdog is characteristically gentle, intelligent and eager to please, all qualities which have made this breed a popular family companion dog. Also known as the Sheltie, the Shetland Sheepdog traces its ancestry to the Shetland Islands located between Scotland and Norway.