in Awww 15 Amazing Facts About Shetland Sheepdogs You Probably Never Knew by Judy Powell January 9, 2023, 9:58 pm 5shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest 4 When the breed was first introduced in England it was called the Shetland Collie but this caused an uproar with Rough Collie breeders and the name was changed to the Shetland Sheepdog. Credit Judy Powell 5 The breed was accepted by the Kennel Club in England in 1909. The AKC accepted the breed in 1911. Credit Judy Powell 6 Many fans of the breed affectionately refer to these pups as Shelties. Credit Judy Powell Page 2 of 5Previous 12345Next5shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest See more Previous article 15 Celebrities Who Own Goldendoodles Next article 12 Things Australian Shepherds Do That Drive Us Nuts Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.