Meet the Shetland Sheepdog, this week's featured dog breed! Also known as the Sheltie, this breed looks like a small version of the Collie. In fact, the Sheltie is very closely related to the Collie, but was bred down in size over time. However, many of the Collie's traits have remained. The Sheltie is a wise, gentle soul that is intensely loyal to its owner. The breed is an excellent competitor in obedience, agility and herding. The Sheltie is also a wonderful dog for kids
I have always found Shelties to be affectionate, sensitive dogs that make lovely companions. Do you have a soft spot for the kindly Shetland Sheepdog? Please share your thoughts and your photos with other readers!
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