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Tribute to Mikey - the Fluff List Angel - A special Sheltie whose short life touched the lives of many.

Echo Of Bridge Angels - a loving memorial for a Sheltie named Echo.

How To Love Your Dog - A great site just for kids


Infomation on Shetland Sheepdogs

Sheltie Color Inheritance - site with photo examples of the various coat colors found in Shelties.



Sheltie Rescue

Could you open your heart and home to a Sheltie who needs love?

Sheltie Rescue- A national listing of rescue contacts by State.

Rescued Sheltie Source List - a national listing of Shelties available

Sheltie Rescue - Frederick, MD

Greater Charlotte Shetland Sheepdog Rescue (NC)

Houston Sheltie Sanctuary (TX)

Sheltie Rescue of Georgia, Inc.

SSCNC Sheltie Rescue (Northern CA)

Southland Sheltie Rescue, Inc. (CA) - A wonderful site with heartwarming stories about the dogs that have found new homes. They also have items you can purchase to help support their rescue efforts.

Three Rivers Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Pittsburgh Sheltie Rescue (PA)

Central Valley Collie & Sheltie Rescue (Sacramento, CA)


All-breed rescue:

Southern California's Rescue Resource Pages

General Sheltie Pages

The Sheltie Page 

Shetland Sheepdog Links - Sue Ann Bowling's comprehensive site of "Information on Shetland Sheepdogs: History, Genetics, Bloodlines and Top Producers"

Shetland Sheepdog H-List Home Page


Sheltie Breeders:

Carawind Shelties & Aussies (PA)

Cathance Shetland Sheepdogs (ME)

Dakota Wind Shetland Sheepdogs (SD)

Draco Shelties (VA)

Fanfare Shelties (TX)

Heart Lake Shelties (PA)

Himark Shetland Sheepdogs (FL)

Holesome Kennels (Canada)

Iona Shelties (ID)

ISTARI Shetland Sheepdogs (AZ)

Kyleah Shetland Sheepdogs (VA)

Mountain Thyme Shelties (ID)

Ross Roi Shelties (MI)

Sea Oak Shelties - Breeders of Quality Shetland Sheepdogs (VA)

Shamrock Shelties & Custom Artwork (ME)

Shelhaven Shelties (Ontario, Canada)

Silver Trail Shelties (FL)

Skyehaven Shelties (Canada)

Stoney Acre Shelties and Collies (NY)

Tamara Shelties

Twin Cedar Shelties (MI)

WillowGlyn Shelties

Winmar Shelties

Winrose Shelties (CA)


Sheltie Clubs Online (listed alphabetically by State)

Mid-Arizona Shetland Sheepdog Club (AZ)

Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater San Diego (CA)

Chicagoland Shetland Sheepdog Club (IL)

Lochland Shetland Sheepdog Club (MN)

Harrisburg Shetland Sheepdog Club, Inc. (PA)

Dallas Shetland Sheepdog Club -DSSC (TX)

Shetland Sheepdog Club of Greater Fort Worth (TX)

Potomac Valley Shetland Sheepdog Club (PVSSC) - (VA)



Sheltie Pacesetter

Sheltie International

Dog World

Dog Fancy


Other Sheltie Sites:

American Shetland Sheepdog Association (ASSA)

Canadian Shetland Sheepdog Association (CSSA)

The Swedish Shetland Sheepdog Club (SSSK)



American Kennel Club

United Kennel Club, Inc.



Capital Dog Training Club (CDTC) - MD

Richmond Dog Obedience Club (RDOC) - VA - this is where I trained Elsie & Megan. Their training methods use positive reinforcement. Really a great group of people. They also have monthly tattoo clinics.


Dog Show Secretaries/Show Results:

InfoDog (MB-F, Inc.)

Jack Onofrio Dog Shows, L.L.C.

Jim Rau Dog Shows, LTD

Newport Dog Shows


Responsible breeding/Finding a breeder

Dog Owner's Guide: Finding the right dog - a great collection of articles about finding a breeder.

Istari Breeder Information - Questions to Ask a Breeder

Reading Classified Ads

Buying Petstore Dogs

Responsibility Of Canine Ownership


Genetic Health Problems found in Shelties:

- von Willebrand's Disease

Sheltie von Willebrand’s Disease Can Now Be Diagnosed by a DNA Test

- Hip Dysplasia

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Home Page

PennHIP Information

- Epilepsy/seizures


- Eye Disease

Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF)

- Thyroid Disease

Thyroid Testing in Dogs; A Reference for Dog Breeders and Owners



Dog Food Comparison Chart - excellent site that list all the ingredients in different brands of dog food.

Other special sites:

Pets Welcome - Traveling with your dog? Check here for hotel listings and travel tips.

BIScuts® Handlerwear - Makers of functional clothing for handlers, with special features like bait pockets with plastic linings.



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