Sounding the alarm when anyone approached the property, barking at birds and other animals to shoo them from the garden, and later, with crosses to Scottish herding dogs, keeping the sheep flocks in line. (2/15) by Judy Powell November 2, 2020, 6:41 pm Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 2/15 Next View full list See more Previous article They’re best suited to life with a weekend hunter or an active family who enjoys hiking or participating in dog sports, such as agility, flyball, and Frisbee. Next article Because of their intelligence, willingness to please, and athletic ability, Shelties excel at performance events. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.