12 months ago 12 months ago Awww 15 Amazing Facts About Shetland Sheepdogs You Probably Never Knew by Judy Powell 12 months ago12 months ago Facebook Twitter 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 12 months ago 5 The breed was accepted by the Kennel Club in England in 1909. The AKC accepted the breed in 1911. Credit Judy Powell 12 months ago 6 Many fans of the breed affectionately refer to these pups as Shelties. Credit Judy Powell 12 months ago Post PaginationPage 2 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.