Shetland Sheepdog Colours

SABLE: clear or shaded, any colour from pale gold to deep mahogany, in its shade, rich in tone. Wolf-sable and grey undesirable

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TRICOLOUR: intense black on body, rich tan markings preferred

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BLUE MERLE: clear silvery blue, splashed and marbled with black. Rich tan markings preferred but absence not penalised. Heavy black markings, slate or rusty tinge in either top or undercoat highly undesirable; general effect must be blue.


BLACK AND WHITE, AND BLACK AND TAN: also recognized colours.

Contact Details


Club President : Helen Gordon: [email protected]

Website: Brooke Williams: [email protected]