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101 Cute Sheltie Puppies

Here are 101 pictures of Sheltie puppies sent in by our readers. Get ready for puppy overload—we're talking cute, playful, curious, sleepy, bashful... oh wait, now I'm just naming dwarves... Read now

20 Things You Need for a New Puppy

You're getting a new puppy! Praise Wibblesniff! Life is good! Here are 20 things you need for your new teeny friend, from feeding bowls to grooming tools... Read now

6 Warning Signs of a Puppy Mill

Puppy mills are large-scale breeding operations with irresponsible and often unregulated breeding practices, who produce traumatized dogs vulnerable to disease... Read now

Sheltie Puppy Development in 16 Pictures

See Sheltie puppies growing into an adult dogs in pictures: tiny newborn dumplings, plump 8-week furballs, gangly coyotes, and billowing fur beasts... Read now

The Sheltie Coat Colors

Here's a showcase of the standard Sheltie colors: Pure Sable, Mahogany Sable, Tri Color, Blue Merle, Bi Black, and Bi Blue... Read now

The Shetland Sheepdog FAQ

Here are the most frequently asked questions about Shelties. Learn about temperament, intelligence, lifespan, health, grooming, puppies, breeders, adoption, training... Read now

10 Things to Know About Shelties

They may be small dogs, but Shelties have a lot going on in the brains department, making them highly sensitive and easy to train... Read now

How to Groom a Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdogs have luxurious double coats, which come with the routine responsibility of grooming. Here's my step-by-step guide to de-shedding the undercoat.. Read now

Blue Merle Shelties: Photos, Colors & Genetics

Blue Merle Shelties have a color modification gene which alters the melanin pigment in their fur. Less pigment means less color, resulting in... yes, blue Shelties! Read now

The History of The Sheltie Breed

Shelties didn't evolve by breeding smaller and smaller Rough Collies—but actually date back 300 years to Scandinavian dogs imported to the Shetland Islands... Read now

101 Sheltie Names to Inspire

First off, know that you'll be hollering your Sheltie's name at the dog park for years to come, so you can rule out Mister Bigglesworth right off the bat... Read now

How to Clicker Train Your Dog

Clicker training is ideal for Shelties learning obedience, tricks, and agility. It's a gentle training method that uses psychological conditioning... Read now

Miniature Shelties

Miniature Shelties, aka Toy Shelties, are an unofficial breed variation measuring under 13 inches. Here's the history, politics, and breeding of these extra small Shelties... Read now

How to Housetrain a Sheltie Puppy

House training a Sheltie puppy is a two-stage process. Start indoors by teaching him to pee and poop on training pads, then at 4 months transition the business outside... Read now

Becky Casale

Becky Casale is the creator of Sheltie Planet and Science Me. She's gained a vault of knowledge about Shetland Sheepdogs through hands-on experience, breeders, trainers, pet owners, and science journals. She lives in New Zealand with Pete, Fox, Kea, and Piper.

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