16 Historical Facts About Shetland Sheepdogs You Might Not Know

Sheltie is the standard pet. These delicate clever girls, who know how to read the mood of the owner by just one glance, are able to meet even the most callous heart.

#1 Shetland Sheepdog is abbreviated as Shetland Sheepdog. It is known that the first name of the breed is “Tuni Dog”, translated from the Gelian – “farm”.

This fact is explained by the fact that these dogs were irreplaceable helpers of farmers.

#2 The birthplace of the breed is the Shetland Islands (Great Britain). According to some information, it can be assumed that the roots of the Sheltie’s history are lost in ancient times and these dogs have existed as long as the islands themselves.

#3 The distant ancestors of the shepherd dogs moved here together with the first settlers who were looking for fresh pastures for sheep flocks.

Alice White

Written by Alice White

Alice White, a devoted pet lover and writer, has turned her boundless affection for animals into a fulfilling career. Originally dreaming of wildlife, her limited scientific background led her to specialize in animal literature. Now she happily spends her days researching and writing about various creatures, living her dream.

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