There is no such thing as a Shetland and sheepdog mix. The Shetland sheepdog is a purebred dog recognized by the American Kennel Club. The Shetland sheepdog was originally bred in the Shetland Islands in Scotland to stan... More »

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The American Kennel Club, or AKC, lists 29 separate dogs breeds classified as sheepdogs. The most well-known breeds include border collies, Shetland sheepdogs, German shepherds, standard collies and Australian shepherds. More »

Types of sheepdogs include the Belgian, Icelandic, Shetland, Polish Lowland and Old English breeds. Sheepdogs are generally affectionate, intelligent, energetic and loyal to their owners and families. The most common med... More »

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Dog Breed Info Center states that a Border Collie and a Shetland Sheepdog, also known as a Sheltie mix, is known as a Border Sheepdog. These dogs take traits from both of their parents, like most hybrid dog breeds do. More »

The American Shetland Sheepdog Association maintains a list of prominent Shetland sheepdog rescue organizations, classified by state or geographical location. This network of approved, prominent rescues covers the entire... More »

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Shetland sheepdogs are commonly called miniature collies. Also known as shelties, these purebred dogs are descendants of the border collies of Scotland. They were transported to the Shetland Islands and cross-bred there ... More »

Shetland Sheepdogs, also known as Shelties, are great family dogs. According to American Kennel Club, these bright, intelligent and energetic dogs love to play with children and are very loyal and affectionate toward the... More »

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