| Shelties are descended from Collies crossed with a now extinct small breed called the Icelandic Yakkin. The first Sheltie recognized by the British Kennel Club was named Badenock Rose. Shetland Sheepdogs are very rare in Shetland. The first AKC registered Sheltie was Lord Scott in 1911.
Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
D.C. Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20002
D.C. Animal Shelter 202-576-6664
District of Columbia - Washington 20011
Washington Animal Rescue League 202-726-2273
District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20012
Washington Humane Society 202-882-5837
If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.