Also known as: Sheltie or Toonie
Origin: Great Britain/Shetland Islands
Height at shoulder: 13–16 inches (33–41 cm)
Weight: 20–25 pounds (9–11 kg)
Coat: Long, straight, harsh; appears to stand off from the body
Color: Black, blue merle, and sable (ranging from golden through mahogany), with varying amounts of white and/or tan markings
Ears: Small, high set, erect, with just the tips folded forward
Tail: Long, hanging down or curved slightly upward
To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:
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