Shetland Sheepdog Breed Information

Shetland Sheepdog
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
12 281 760 4.3 14 4

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 4 5 6

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Willowcreek send a message to Willowcreeksend message 1 day ago
2 StarGazer Shelties send a message to StarGazer Sheltiessend message 10 hours ago
3 MazeMeadow send a message to MazeMeadowsend message 19 minutes ago
4 shelkeys send a message to shelkeyssend message 16 hours ago
5 Drake Creek Meadows send a message to Drake Creek Meadowssend message Not Listed
6 Shelador send a message to Sheladorsend message 19 hours ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 20
Forequarter 10
Hindquarter 10
Gait 5
Top Neck and Back 15
Coat 5
Size 10
Feet 5
General 20
Breed Colors
Double Merle 0.00
Bi-Black 13%
Bi-Blue 6%
Bi-Blue Headed White 0.70
Black Headed White 0.30
Blue Merle 9%
Blue Merle Headed White 1%
Sable 33%
Sable Headed White 0.75
Sable Merle 14%
Sable Merle Headed White 2%
Tricolor 20%
Tri-Color Headed White 0.43
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Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Shetland Sheepdog dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.