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Shetland Sheepdog

Group Pastoral Dogs
AKC Group AKC Herding Dogs
Temperament active, intelligent
Size medium dog breeds
Feeding Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Occasional Grooming
Activeness Moderately Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Moderately Good Watch Dog
Training Easy to train dogs breeds

Shetland Sheepdog Facts

First used for Herding sheep
Country of origins Great Britain
Year of origin 1700s
Colors Sable, blue merle, tricolor, black/white, black/tan
Height (min) 14 inches (35 cm)
Height (max) 15 inches (38 cm)
Weight (min) 14 lbs (6 kg)
Weight (max) 16 lbs (7 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 15 years