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16 Historical Facts About Shetland Sheepdogs You Might Not Know

#7 Small dogs deftly managed with a small herd of sheep, zealously tracking their movements and urging on animals that had strayed from the herd.

#8 In the 19th century, British farmers developed several large sheep breeds. The giant sheep refused to obey the little dogs and the Sheltie family began to inevitably fade away.

#9 British enthusiasts volunteered to rescue the degrading Sheltie.

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