Meet the Shetland Sheepdog

by SheKnows
Oct 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. ET
The profile of an adult Shetland Sheepdog.

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The Shetland Sheepdog is also referred to as a "Sheltie".

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Sheltie's are very loyal and protective of their owners.

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Shetland Sheepdog's are bred for hearding and are very intelligent.

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When protecting their heard or owner, the Sheltie is known to bark to ward off intruder's.

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Sheltie's have a long and luxurious coat that requires a lot of grooming.

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In need of a lot of exercise and activity, Shetland Sheepdog's are not recommended for apartment life.

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Sheltie's are known for their very sweet temperment.

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A friendly dog, the Sheltie enjoys a lot of company with other animals and cats.

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Sheltie's are a wonderful pet for people who have a lot of turf for them to run in.