Shetland Sheepdog Breed Information

Shetland Sheepdog
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
10 104 391 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 2 hours ago
2 StarGazer Shelties send a message to StarGazer Sheltiessend message 2 hours ago
3 Slc send a message to Slcsend message 6 hours ago
4 shelkeys send a message to shelkeyssend message 20 hours ago
5 Hot Finale Kennel send a message to Hot Finale Kennelsend message 9 hours ago
6 Somerled send a message to Somerledsend message 1 month 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?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.