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Golden Sheltie

Golden Sheltie

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:11-15 Years

Golden Sheltie Build Information

The Golden Sheltie is a medium dog made from mixing the Shetland Sheepdog (a.k.a. Sheltie) and the Golden Retriever. These dogs may have either a rough or wavy coat that comes in a variety of colors, including black, white, tan, golden, blue, sable, and any mixtures of these colors.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):14-16 in.
Weight:26 - 40 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Golden Shelties are very friendly and energetic dogs that can make good additions to families. They can be very good with children if properly socialized, though they may show some herding behaviors. Highly intelligent, Golden Shelties are easy to train and learn quickly. Both physical and mental stimulation are necessary to keep these dogs happy and owners must provide plenty of play opportunities in addition to daily walks.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue, Chocolate, Cream, Gold, Gray, Sable, Silver, Tri-Color, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Wavy

Golden Sheltie Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Jolly for Jogging:Yes
Herding Skills:Yes