Find a Sheltie Rescue near you in our dedicated adoption listings. From here you can also learn about Shetland Sheepdog breed traits, from intelligence to agility. Start by selecting your region to adopt a Sheltie near you.
Shelties are sensitive, smart, and easy to train. They're loyal family dogs and good with kids if they've been socialized as puppies. As a small dog breed, purebred Shelties stand 13-16 inches (33-41cm) at the shoulder and need 30-60 minutes of off-leash exercise every day.