[VIDEO] This Shetland Sheepdog Is Completely Honest

video This Sheltie is very honest

The Shetland Sheepdog in this video is completely honest  His name is Magellan, and he does not know how to lie.  His Mom left a homemade loaf of bred on the counter.  Because he can jump high, he finished the loaf of bread by the time she came home.

What are Shelties like?

After the daily pleasantries, Mom asked Magellan if he ate her bread.  Magellan lowers his head and walks away.  Busted!  By the way, Shetland Sheepdog is also commonly called Sheltie.  They are very intelligent and loyal. They love to please their humans, and so are very trainable.  They have a kind temperament and are affectionate with their family.  This is a people person and needs your companionship, according to Dog Breed Info.  That’s why Shelties are popular companion dogs.  Make sure you establish the understanding early on that he does not run your house (because he is a herder), otherwise there may be behavioral problems.

Shelties are sensitive to your voice

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Shelties are sensitive to your tone of voice.  If they sense that you don’t mean what you say, or if your tone is harsh, they won’t listen to you.  If you have a Sheltie, you want to convey that you are confident and calm.

Shelties are herding dogs

Shelties are herding dogs.  They are very capable of herding both large cattle and small sheep.  That instinct is strong in them, which means you need to keep them away from the road so they won’t chase after cars, or dash across the street because they see something that catches their attention.

How much grooming does a Sheltie need?

Now…grooming.  With that beautiful coat, you’d think you’ll need to spend lots of time brushing them.  Good news!  It’s easier than you think.  Just mist their coat lightly before you work out any mats.  Brush them regularly.  And they do shed a couple of times a year.  Fortunately, the Sheltie naturally likes to be clean.  You can read more about the Shetland Sheepdog here.

Enjoy watching Magellan admit his guilt to Mom.

If you enjoy this video, here is another one of a 6 weeks old Sheltie.

Article source:  Dog Breed Info



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