Pic of the English type sheltie
Pic of American Type Sheltie
American Sheltie more bone and coat coarse Whereas English Sheltie, which i love mainly because of their sweet expression and smaller bone.
Below are one of the difference between the breed standard
from ESSC and AKC.
From English Shetland Sheepdog Club
- Small, long-haired working dog of great beauty, free from cloddiness and coarseness, action ligth and graceful.
From Amercian Kennel Club
- Small, alert, rough-coated, longhaired working dog. He must be sound, agile and sturdy.
Type of Breeders for Shetland Sheepdog in the market (excluding those puppy mills)
- 100% English Type
- 100% American Type
- Mix of English & American Type (To get the good from both world)