| Shelties are descended from Collies crossed with a now extinct small breed called the Icelandic Yakkin. The Sheltie is the sixth most intelligent dog breed. 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
Iowa Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Greene County - Paton, Iowa 50217
Animal Protection & Education 515-460-SPAY
Jefferson County - Fairfield, IA 52556
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation 641-472-6080
Muscatine County - Muscatine, Iowa 52761
SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance for Pets) 563-264-2370
Scott County - Davenport 52806
Humane Society of Scott County 563-388-6655
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.