| 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.
Shetland Sheepdog Rescue
Niger Animal Rescue
Niger is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 489,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Niger include the Addax, Dama Gazelle, Slender-horned Gazelle, and Wild Dog. The population of Niger is about 12 million. Most peopIe in Niger speak French, Hausa, or Djerma. The capital of Niger is Niamey.