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Sheltie Inu

Sheltie Inu

Breed Characteristics

Group:Non-Sporting (Utility)
Life Span:12-15 Years

Sheltie Inu Build Information

The Sheltie inu is the hybrid cross between a Shetland sheepdog and a shiba inu. The small to medium-sized dog weighs between 15 and 25 pounds. Sheltie inus have pointy ears that stand straight up. The dense coat is short to medium in length, and it may be sable or red and cream in color.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):14-16 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

. Sheltie inus are intelligent dogs that are easy to train. Early socialization is essential. These dogs can be nippy, and they are not an ideal companion choice for young children or smaller animals that it can dominate. For families with older children, Sheltie inus make affectionate, fun companions that enjoy the company of their human housemates.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Moderate Affectionate


Colors:Chocolate, Cream, Sable, White
Grooming:High Maintenance
Coat Type:Soft

Sheltie Inu Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train