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Shetland Sheepdogs: the most honest advice you'll ever find about Sheltie puppies and adult dogs. Traits, characteristics, temperament, personality, behavior, buying, adopting, training, feeding, and health care.

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Shetland Sheepdogs (Shelties)...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2013



Shetland Sheepdog Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Shetland Sheepdog FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Shetland Sheepdogs (Shelties).


Training Shetland Sheepdogs

I'll show you how to teach your Shetland Sheepdog puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Shetland Sheepdog Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Sheltie health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Shetland Sheepdog

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Sheltie from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Shetland Sheepdog puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.