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Shetland sheepdog

a small (13-16 inches tall), alert dog with abundant, medium-length haircoat that forms a thick 'mane' around the neck. It may be black and white, black and tan, blue merle, sable or tricolor (black, tan and white). The head is long, narrow and flat in profile with small ears that fold over at the tips. The dog looks like a collie in miniature. The breed is predisposed to collie eye anomaly, retinal atrophy, hemophilia, nasal solar dermatitis and iris heterochromia. Called also sheltie, shelty.
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But despite her deteriorating condition Dilys is determined to fight her illness until she finds new homes for Misty and Suki, her beloved Shetland sheepdogs.
Among the dogs competing in the event included briards, Old English sheepdogs, Rottweilers, Shetland sheepdogs, Australian cattle dogs, and several types of collies.
Mucoceles seem to affect Cocker Spaniels and Shetland Sheepdogs disproportionately, but any dog can develop one.
Scottish Shetland Sheepdog Club's Open Show with five obedience classes limited to Shetland sheepdogs in the Cochrane Hall, Alva.
Different breeds and personalities vary, of course, but it's believed that Border Collies top the list, followed by Poodles, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, Dobermans, Shetland Sheepdogs and Labrador Retrievers.
Her condition is deteriorating, but she is determined to fight her illness until she finds a new owner for Shetland sheepdogs Misty and Suki.
Certain breeds are more likely to develop that cancer, including shetland sheepdogs, beagles and West Highland white terriers.
Most of the 83 were "Sheltie" Shetland sheepdogs - including one called Helmsman, once the best of its breed in Britain.