Never Knew there were so many colors of Shelties? Click on the picture above to go to a nice web site with pictures of the different coat colors, with an interactive link showing the possible colors of puppies you will get when you breed different colored parents!
The Collie Club of America has provided a great service to all breeders on their pages of Contracts.. Sample contracts for puppy sales, stud service, health maintance forms, Dogs in Will Dispositions, AKC incapacitation notice, etc. Sample Contract forms
This link will take you to a site that really (in my opinion) addresses the fine points of being a responcible breeder. There are many many moral issues involved beyond the idea of breeding "show dogs". Find out if you really have what it takes to be responcible in your breedings, to each and every pup and their new owners! Do some soul searching on your Breeding Ethics!
Sue Ann Bowling has put together the ULTIMATE Sheltie Breed information site! A wonderful educational site for the history of the breed, List of Register of Merit Sires, Century Club shelties, Versitile Shelties, National Specialty winners, etc. Also included, Color inheritance on various unusal colors such as the brindle and piebald, growth charts and sooooo much more! Sue Ann Bowling Sheltie pages
Here is a list of Sheltie Breeder's Kennel Names in Alphabetical Order. Includes links to their web pages and contact info if available. This is a great resourse if you are researching pedigrees, you can often find just who bred the dog and where the kennel was, and is also nice for virtual "kennel hopping" to view other people's sheltie breeding programs. Compiled by Winmarshelties. Kennel Names
Expecting a litter? Print out this article, it gives a week by week "To Do" list as well as weekly developement of the Mother and fetus.
Take me to the welping handbook!
I have had some very active litters, and set about finding simple, inexpensive items I could use for play and developement. Check out some of the agility based toys we created, more will be added, and we welcome your suggestions. I believe a busy, active puppy devolpes into a confident adult. Our puppy toys!
You looked at the Survey in the upper right of this page, and you see that ALOT of tests need to be done on both the male and the female before a breeding is done. BUT you have no idea what some of the test mean, or what disorders they are testing for? UH OH! Before you breed, you need to understand the disorders and the tests that can help prevent breeding affected individuals... you don't want to bring unhealthy puppies into this world, do you?
Here is a list of the common tests and genetic disorders in the Sheltie Breed
Learn More About DM (there is no test at this time to identify and prevent DM)
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