How old is my 2 year old Sheltie male?

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How old is my 2 year old Sheltie male?

I have a 2-1/2-year-old Sheltie male that has always tried to chase cars while we walked 13. Our 4-year-old Sheltie had a stroke (FCE) as a result of a spinal chord injury she suffered 12. I just purchased a dog house for Shelby, my 5-month-old Sheltie. She is very hesitant 11.

Why did my 4 year old Sheltie have a stroke?

Our 4-year-old Sheltie had a stroke (FCE) as a result of a spinal chord injury she suffered 12. I just purchased a dog house for Shelby, my 5-month-old Sheltie. She is very hesitant 11. My question is this: How do you teach an old dog new tricks?

What did all of my Shelties die of?

All my Shelties have died of cancer. [updated 7/12/01] 32. I have invented a dog phone. 31. I’ve noticed in shows lately that the tip of Shelties’ ears are not folded down as much as in the past. 30.

How often does a Sheltie have to go into heat?

Can a small Sheltie, 12 lbs., be trained to keep wild Canadian geese off the grass and in ponds. [updated 7/18/01] 28. My female Sheltie, whom I want to breed, has only gone into heat every 10-11 months.

I have a 2-1/2-year-old Sheltie male that has always tried to chase cars while we walked 13. Our 4-year-old Sheltie had a stroke (FCE) as a result of a spinal chord injury she suffered 12. I just purchased a dog house for Shelby, my 5-month-old Sheltie. She is very hesitant 11.

Our 4-year-old Sheltie had a stroke (FCE) as a result of a spinal chord injury she suffered 12. I just purchased a dog house for Shelby, my 5-month-old Sheltie. She is very hesitant 11. My question is this: How do you teach an old dog new tricks?

All my Shelties have died of cancer. [updated 7/12/01] 32. I have invented a dog phone. 31. I’ve noticed in shows lately that the tip of Shelties’ ears are not folded down as much as in the past. 30.

Can a small Sheltie, 12 lbs., be trained to keep wild Canadian geese off the grass and in ponds. [updated 7/18/01] 28. My female Sheltie, whom I want to breed, has only gone into heat every 10-11 months.

Is it normal for a Sheltie to be afraid of people?

Sheltie is afraid of people. I have a one year old female Sheltie. she is very nervous around people. She was outgoing but now she is scared of people. She will hide, shake and try to run away when she sees people. Are all shelties like this? can she get better or will she always be shy?

How old is the Lady on senior Shelties?

Lady is 13 years old with boundless energy. Here she is trying to climb a tree to get to a squirrel. About 7 months ago we were contacted by our local shelter about Toby who was 10 years old and his owner had died. The nephew was supposed to keep Toby or find a good home for Toby so the nephew dropped Toby off at the shelter.

What should I know before getting a Sheltie?

However, these instincts are harder to control in the home. If you have small children or other small pets that run around your home a lot, consider these instincts before getting a Shetland Sheepdog. Shelties are known for being vocal dogs. Herding breeds often use barking to assist in their job.

How old is Chewie from the Sheltie rescue?

Chewie is at Sheltie Rescue of East TN. For more information contact Gail at [email protected] An Adoption Application can be found at www.sheltierescueetn.com Meet Honey, our newest rescue catching up on some needed sleep. She’s 13 years old, and sweet as sweet can be.

Can a senior Sheltie walk on a leash?

Nicky is learning to come when called and walk on a leash…both things that are difficult when a little one is so fearful of his surroundings. A fenced yard is a must as well as having a crate since he is crate dependent. Nicky is house trained and hasn’t had a single accident.

How old is Sydney from the Sheltie nation?

Shy senior, Sydney (R) relaxes after a day at the spa. Meanwhile, three year old Rusty (L) suggests he had it easy, as he relaxes after his neutering. Some days are tougher than others, Christine. 🙂 Chester is hoping for a treat and not a trick!

Who is the owner of honey the senior Sheltie?

Honey’s owner died and left her all alone in the world, but not anymore, she’s found a safe haven with LISSR. Best of Breed at 1983 ASSA National Specialty from the veterans class. Owned by Ray and Dorothy Christiansen. She was a senior dog when she won and passed away at 15.

When to take your Sheltie to the vet?

WRONG. Simply put: If your Sheltie has lingering bad breath, he needs to be seen by your vet. A tooth infection is one of the leading causes of kidney failure and a host of other medical problems in dogs. Canine dental disease in dogs occurs as a result of the buildup of tartar, sometimes referred to as “calculus”.

What kind of health problems does a Sheltie have?

Just average. Issues that Shelties are prone to are epilepsy, thyroid problems, eye issues such as Collie Eye Anomaly, corneal dystrophy, and progressive retinal atrophy, von Willebrands, and various skin/coat issues. right now pepper is on glucosamine. her hips are fine its her left front leg, but the vet said its not to bad yet.

Why is my four year old Sheltie so itchy?

My four year old Sheltie is continually itchy. Within four days of bathing her, she begins to emit a strong, foul odor. There doesn’t seem to be any lesions besides a couple spots where it appears she has scratched herself raw. This began about a year ago when I switched her food.

How big does a lab Chow mix get?

Lab Chow Mix is a crossbreed of Labrador Retriever and Chow Chow, also known as Chabrador, Labrachow, or Chow Lab Mix. The Labrador Chow Mix lifespan is about 9 to 12 years. It’s a medium-size dog around 18 to 24 inches, weighing between 50 to 70 pounds.

What kind of disease does a Sheltie have?

Shelties also have a genetic predisposition to a disease called Dermatomyositis. These dogs have skin lesions on their faces and or paws and muscle loss in their facial muscles. If you are noticing anything like this or your dog’s skin isn’t clearing up it’s time for an exam by her veterinarian. -Kara, DVM We were unable to load Disqus.

Is it possible to get a chow chow mix?

You can get a friendly dog with little or no Chow Chow independence, but you can also get an arrogant pet that doesn’t like hugging, and will always keep her distance from strangers. However, breeders agree that mixed breeds usually have moderate temperaments so I wouldn’t prepare myself for the worst scenario, just for the sake of it.

How old is Flair the senior Sheltie dog?

Flair is an eleven year old sheltie, still actively working as a medical alert service dog and doing pet therapy with grieving children and their families. She finished her MACH4 (fourth AKC agility championship) after her tenth birthday and she also has her Rally Novice title which was earned when she was eight years old. Seniors Rock!!

Where does Chewie the senior Sheltie sleep at night?

Loves to nap and sleep at night in his crate but will also sleep on a dog pillow or blanket. Chewie is heartworm positive but is being treated and should make a complete and speedy recovery.

How old is Nicky the 8 year old Sheltie?

I’m Nicky, an 8 year old tiny, 12 pound sheltie. I was born in Missouri and later was bought by a breeder in Arkansas. From there I went to a rescue in Collierville, Tennessee then I was transported to Knoxville, Tn where I’m now being fostered.

What to do if your Sheltie has skin problems?

Clean the spot as needed and use antibacterial cream twice daily until the skin is no longer red or raw. Shelties also have a genetic predisposition to a disease called Dermatomyositis. These dogs have skin lesions on their faces and or paws and muscle loss in their facial muscles.

How old is honey from the senior Shelties?

Meet Honey, our newest rescue catching up on some needed sleep. She’s 13 years old, and sweet as sweet can be. Honey’s owner died and left her all alone in the world, but not anymore, she’s found a safe haven with LISSR.

Flair is an eleven year old sheltie, still actively working as a medical alert service dog and doing pet therapy with grieving children and their families. She finished her MACH4 (fourth AKC agility championship) after her tenth birthday and she also has her Rally Novice title which was earned when she was eight years old. Seniors Rock!!

How old do Shelties usually live to be?

Shelties are usually considered to be a healthy breed. Dogs in the breed commonly live to be 12-13 years old. There are some health problems that can crop up in individual dogs.

What kind of problems can a Sheltie have?

Some individual Shelties can also have issues with epilepsy, hypothyroidism, skin allergies, or hip dysplasia. Cancer of the bladder is also more common in Shelties than in most other dogs. Von Willebrand’s Disease is also found in the breed.

How old is my Sheltie when he loses his undercoat?

1. My 3-year-old dog suddenly is very low in viable sperm… My sheltie is 11 and never had any problems, but about a month ago he lost his entire undercoat over the course of a few weeks.

How old is Chewie the White Sheltie?

Chewie (Chewbacca) is a large shaded sable and white male sheltie. He weighs 40 lbs. and is 20 in. tall and the vet estimates his age to be around 10 yrs. Chewie was found by a good samaritan lying in a ditch. We are so glad someone cared enough to save this precious boy.

Why is my German Shepard panting all the time?

We are sorry for the delay in response as we had issues with this blog and receiving comments. As we mentioned, panting can be caused by many situations including anxiety, pain, allergies and more. The best thing we can recommend is to take your German Shepard to your Vet to try and find out the cause.

How old is Chewie the senior Sheltie dog?

He weighs 40 lbs. and is 20 in. tall and the vet estimates his age to be around 10 yrs. Chewie was found by a good samaritan lying in a ditch. We are so glad someone cared enough to save this precious boy. Chewie is one of the sweetest and most gentle laid back shelties I have ever fostered.

What do you need to know about a Sheltie?

10 Essential Sheltie Facts Shelties are a small to medium dogs. Shelties are not miniature Collies. Shelties are long-haired, double-coated dogs. Shelties are the 6th most intelligent dog breed in the world. Most Shelties are natural watchdogs. Many Shelties are vocal dogs. Shelties have a wonderful temperament.

What kind of cancer does a Sheltie have?

All my Shelties have died of cancer. [updated 7/12/01] 32. I have invented a dog phone. 31. I’ve noticed in shows lately that the tip of Shelties’ ears are not folded down as much as in the past. 30. My Sheltie has recently whitish patches on both of her eyes (one spot on each eye).

What does it mean when your dog’s Gums are pale?

Dogs’ gums and eyelids have mucous membranes and its color can tell you a lot about the basic health of your pooch. In particular, bright red and pale gums in dogs are often a sign of ill health, especially anemia.

Why does my dog have white spots on his gums?

Shock – Sudden white gums in dogs may also be a sign of shock. This is an emergency condition characterized by loss of blood pressure along with perfusion – passage of fluid through the circulatory system into tissues or organs. According to veterinary.ie, shock can, for example, happen after a trauma such as a car accident.

Can a low blood sugar cause white gums in dogs?

According to pets4homes, low blood sugar levels can cause white gums alongside other symptoms such as shaking, confusion, delayed response, and aggression. Feeding your dog will suffice as a treatment for pale gums in dogs if low blood sugar level is to blame.

Why do people overlook the gums in dogs?

People have a tendency to overlook this important part of the dog’s body, mostly because they are ‘hidden’ and part of a dog’s mouth. Simply, they are not out there in the open. Nevertheless, this is not the reason to overlook it. Gums are crucial when it comes to diagnosing your dog’s health.

Chewie (Chewbacca) is a large shaded sable and white male sheltie. He weighs 40 lbs. and is 20 in. tall and the vet estimates his age to be around 10 yrs. Chewie was found by a good samaritan lying in a ditch. We are so glad someone cared enough to save this precious boy.

How old is Marissa from the Sheltie family?

Marissa is a sweet, petite girl, who came into our lives as a foster dog at age 8. BUT… fostering lead to love and she became a member of our family in 2006. Marissa is now 13 years old and she brings great joy to our lives. She also keeps her 4 yr. old sheltie brother in line.

Why did my Sheltie lose his undercoat?

My sheltie is 11 and never had any problems, but about a month ago he lost his entire undercoat over the course of a few weeks. I had him tested for thyroid abnormalities, which was negative, but it seems odd that he should lose his undercoat like this.

When does a Sheltie sink to the ground?

My males (and females, but not as much) will “sink” at around 3 to 4 years, 1/4 to 1/2 an inch, as their chest widens. Yep. If you feel right between the shoulderblades, you’ll feel a small hallow, and that’s right you want to be. Right on top of the withers, not before (that would be up on their neck) or right after.

Who is the owner of a senior Sheltie?

Best of Breed at 1983 ASSA National Specialty from the veterans class. Owned by Ray and Dorothy Christiansen. She was a senior dog when she won and passed away at 15. Even though I have passed my legacy lives on.

How old is my 11 year old Sheltie?

27. I have an 11-year-old female Sheltie. The vet is currently treating her for collitis due to blood in her stool 26. My 16-year-old Sheltie will only eat certain food and has had behavior changes in the past 6 months. 25.

Can a 11 year old puppy be an adult dog?

An 11 or 12 year old dog may not want to be constantly poked and prodded by the exuberance of a pup, an adult dog may be a better fit for older or slower dogs. I love adult dogs and rescuing dogs, but it is just as important to make sure you find the right fit in an adult dog.

Are there any behavioral issues with a Sheltie?

The major behavioral issue with Shelties, in fact, is excessive barking, and some individuals have high-pitched, piercing voices. If you want a dog who… Is conveniently-sized, light on his feet, and graceful

Is there a weight chart for a Sheltie?

The chart for the site barb sent you is also the sheltie bible for growing them out!! Im not sure what part of the country you are in but I may suggest going to local shows and talking to breeders/handlers there, See if anyone is interested in becoming a mentor to you.

How old does a Sheltie have to be to have a full coat?

A sheltie’s coat may not fully develop until the dog is five years old. Shetland sheepdogs, or shelties, are small herding dogs with the coat and appearance of the larger collie. The Scottish breed has a long, rough double coat that can take as many as five years to mature.

How long does it take a Shetland sheep dog to grow?

Shetland sheepdogs, or shelties, are small herding dogs with the coat and appearance of the larger collie. The Scottish breed has a long, rough double coat that can take as many as five years to mature.

Can a Sheltie sleep in his crate at night?

No potty accidents. Loves to nap and sleep at night in his crate but will also sleep on a dog pillow or blanket. Chewie is heartworm positive but is being treated and should make a complete and speedy recovery. If a larger, older sheltie is right for you, you will not be disappointed in this sweet and loving boy.

Where can I find a good home for a Sheltie?

The best way to find your perfect Sheltie is through a rescue organization dedicated to the breed. These groups take in abandoned or unwanted Shelties, rehab them to health, evaluate their needs, then find them new loving homes. To adopt Shetland Sheepdog near you or to make a donation, scroll down to find your closest Sheltie Rescue organization.

Why does my Sheltie have high liver enzymes?

These are some allergic reaction to amoxicillin, and high liver enzymes my 5 year old sheltie was recently diagnosed with low thyroid and epilepsy (on Phenabarbitral). About a month ago he stopped eating and had a fever of 104. Since then he has been urinating a lot, drinking a lot. I had his blood taken to check thyroid and his liver enzymes.

Why is my 14 month old bleeding from the mouth?

Baby bleeding in mouth So worried about DD – she is 14mths old and just after bathtime – she was bleeding from the mouth, initially I thought she’d bitten her lip but once cleaning it up, found it was the gum inbetween her 2 top front teeth that was bleeding.

Is there a birth weight chart for a Sheltie?

Discussion in ‘ The Sheltie Standard ‘ started by Sheltie4Life, May 22, 2009 . I was just wondering if there was some sort of chart or something that can tell you the average Sheltie birth weight. And how the average weight should be as they progress, so you can tell if its a rather small pup or a rather large pup.

How old does a dog have to be to get a spay?

In a shelter environment, where highly trained and experienced staff perform thousands of pediatric spays and neuters a year, it is not uncommon to perform these procedures in pets closer to two-three months of age. On the other hand, very large dogs are also more complicated to spay.

How much does an Anatolian Shepherd Dog weigh?

Breed Weight Chart Breed Weight Male Weight Female Anatolian Shepherd Dogs 110-150 pounds 80-120 pounds Australian Cattle Dogs 35-50 pounds 35-50 pounds Australian Shepherds 50-65 pounds 40-55 pounds Australian Terriers 12-18 pounds 12-18 pounds

What kind of skin problems does a Sheltie have?

Shelties also have a genetic predisposition to a disease called Dermatomyositis. These dogs have skin lesions on their faces and or paws and muscle loss in their facial muscles. If you are noticing anything like this or your dog’s skin isn’t clearing up it’s time for an exam by her veterinarian.

How old was my German Shepard when I got her?

My German Shepard is 10 months old I got her when she was 8 weeks old took her to obedience training she was a meek puppy than all of a sudden she became … My dog has all issues he is extremely ready to attack any body on the road all dogs kids ppl .

When is the best time to breed a Sheltie?

During the first weeks the dam does most of the work but once they are weaned your work greatly increases. Cleaning, grooming, feeding, socialization and veterinary care will take much of your time. The costs of raising puppies both in terms of money and time are most often very high. Keep in mind that the best-cared for dogs have the best litters.

What are the costs of raising a Sheltie?

Cleaning, grooming, feeding, socialization and veterinary care will take much of your time. The costs of raising puppies both in terms of money and time are most often very high. Keep in mind that the best-cared for dogs have the best litters. Regular vet care, current vaccinations, genetic screens, and good nutrition are necessary conditions.

What kind of dog is a Sheltie for sale?

Sheltie Puppies for Sale Shetland Sheepdogs or Shelties, are obedient, alert, and intelligent double-coated herding dogs that stand 13 to 16 inches at the withers. These playful, sensitive companions resemble miniature Collies, love to work, and live well in apartments, suburban or rural areas. Sassy – Shetland Sheepdog Puppy for Sale in, PA

During the first weeks the dam does most of the work but once they are weaned your work greatly increases. Cleaning, grooming, feeding, socialization and veterinary care will take much of your time. The costs of raising puppies both in terms of money and time are most often very high. Keep in mind that the best-cared for dogs have the best litters.

Cleaning, grooming, feeding, socialization and veterinary care will take much of your time. The costs of raising puppies both in terms of money and time are most often very high. Keep in mind that the best-cared for dogs have the best litters. Regular vet care, current vaccinations, genetic screens, and good nutrition are necessary conditions.

What should I Feed my Sheltie during pregnancy?

Increase her diet slowly and as you near the end of the gestation feed her more frequent meals to lessen her discomfort. Some breeders like to add protein to the diet (liver, meat, eggs, etc.) during pregnancy but they should never be more than 10% of her daily intake.

How old was my Aussie when I lost him?

We just lost our 10 year old male Aussie. Apparently he was suffering hymotoma from a tumor which caused his heart to fail. We thought our wonderful dog had a few more years. My best friend Milo is an aussie, he is going to be 15 years old in June 2014.

How old is a 6 year old Australian Shepherd?

We also have a six year old Aussie and knowing that our two older male guard dogs are slowing down, we added a young Aussie named “Chance” to the pack. Our two big boys and old Sadie are training him well. He is 64lbs of pure delight. This is a wonderful breed.

How old is Sadie the Australian Shepherd Dog?

Our Sadie will be 15 years old next month. She has been momma dog to all our kitten and puppy rescues. One of the best things we have done for her is add Dynovite to her meals and she gets 1,000mg of Glucosamine Sulfate.

However, these instincts are harder to control in the home. If you have small children or other small pets that run around your home a lot, consider these instincts before getting a Shetland Sheepdog. Shelties are known for being vocal dogs. Herding breeds often use barking to assist in their job.

Can a purebred Shetland sheep dog be adopted?

Today they’re excellent family companions and superstars in dog sports. Many fans of the breed affectionately refer to these pups as Shelties. Even though these are purebred dogs, you may find them in the care of shelters or rescue groups. Remember to adopt! Don’t shop if you want to bring a dog home.

How did the Sheltie dog get its name?

Collie enthusiasts objected to the name, so it was changed to Shetland Sheepdog. Dogs of this breed are far more often referred to by their nickname of “Sheltie,” however.

When to get a full coat for a Sheltie?

Common Questions. Full Coat Normally, a Sheltie will be fully mature by the time it is three to five years old. Don’t expect your puppy to have a fuller coat until at lest they reach 2 years of age. Spaying/neutering will help promote coat growth, as will a healthy, balanced diet. We recommend Iams puppy food, and when your dog is a year old,…

How often should a spayed / neutered Sheltie shed?

Most spayed/neutered Shelties will shed once a year after turning two or three years old. Many neutered male Shelties will shed heavily once every two years. A thorough monthly brushing is usually more than adequate. Shelties bark more than the average pet.

How old is Henry the White Sheltie dog?

Henry is a 7 year old, neutered male, sable and white Sheltie. Before his owner passed away in December, she asked that we find him a new loving home. He is a very sweet and loving boy. Loves to sleep in bed with you, or on the floor next to you, in a soft doggie bed.

Most spayed/neutered Shelties will shed once a year after turning two or three years old. Many neutered male Shelties will shed heavily once every two years. A thorough monthly brushing is usually more than adequate. Shelties bark more than the average pet.

Common Questions. Full Coat Normally, a Sheltie will be fully mature by the time it is three to five years old. Don’t expect your puppy to have a fuller coat until at lest they reach 2 years of age. Spaying/neutering will help promote coat growth, as will a healthy, balanced diet. We recommend Iams puppy food, and when your dog is a year old,…

How old is Buddy the Collie Sheltie?

Buddy is a 4-5 year old, gentle giant, gets along with all dogs, loves people and attention. Knows sit and shake. He is housebroken and leash traine…

Is the Golden Sheltie a good boy dog?

The Golden Sheltie is like a poster child for the “good boy dog”. After all, both the Golden Retriever and the Shetland Sheepdog have been one of the most represented dog breeds in popular culture, from books to movies- everybody agrees that they have perfect qualities.

The major behavioral issue with Shelties, in fact, is excessive barking, and some individuals have high-pitched, piercing voices. If you want a dog who… Is conveniently-sized, light on his feet, and graceful

What’s the best thing to do with a Sheltie?

Praise, gentle guidance with your hands or leash, and food rewards are the way to go with Shelties. These dogs have quick reflexes, which can make them overly reactive to loud noises and sudden touches.

Can a Sheltie be an aggressive breed of dog?

Having an aggressive dog can restrict what you can do with your pet. But are Shelties actually an aggressive breed? This study suggests that Shetland Sheepdogs have a low reactivity rate to new stimuli. This included instances like a doorbell ringing or other loud sudden noises. Does the dog in your life have a cat in theirs?

Is the Sheltie the friendliest dog in the world?

Herding dogs like the Sheltie can be reserved around strangers. So although your Sheltie will likely form strong bonds with its close family, it may not be the friendliest dog in public. The Shetland Sheepdog has a higher than average rate of aggression towards strangers, due to a fearful response.

How long does it take for a Sheltie puppy to trust you?

A Sheltie and a Golden can not be more different. They have a totally opposite mind. But do not put pressure on your baby, it does not help, go slowly and let the puppy decide the pace. 2 weeks is definitely not enough for the puppy to have trusted you – it can take several month.