Breed Standard

There are two main United States organizations that our breed is registered with (AKC & UKC).  Please see the individual links for their standards of the breed, as there is slight variations in allowed vs faulted items.  These links open in new windows.

American Kennel Club: Get to know the Shetland Sheepdog

United Kennel Club: Shetland Sheepdog

To quickly compare the Breed Standards, you can (hopefully) see the PDF displayed below. If it does not display, follow this link.