14 Amazing Facts About Shetland Sheepdogs

The Shetland Sheepdog, often known as the Sheltie, is a breed of herding dog that originated in the Shetland Islands of Scotland😃.

#2 The Sheltie is ranked as the sixth most intelligent breed of dog by the American Kennel Club.

#3 Shelties were used for herding, but not for keeping sheep in a fold.



#4 Shelties, particularly when they’re young, have a tendency to nip at the heels.

#6 The Sheltie was officially recognized by the English Kennel Club in 1909.