Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdog

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

Cowgirl by Robert Duncan – robertduncanstudios.com

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:

http://www.lasrocosa.com/education.html

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