UA-57016535-1

generic priligy

Home » Herding Group »I » Currently Reading:

Icelandic Sheepdog

Herding Group, I No Comments
icelandic_sheepdog 12

Icelandic Sheepdog (Herding Group)

Playful, friendly and inquisitive, the Icelandic Sheepdog is a hardy and agile dog. Slightly under medium size with prick ears and a curled tail, the breed has two coat types, long and short. Confident and lively, they are so loved in their native country as working dogs and pets that they have been portrayed on postage stamps. The breed’s coat comes in a range of color combinations and markings, including red, tan, golden and black.

A Look Back

The Icelandic Sheepdog came to Iceland with the Vikings in AD 874-930 and was used to work sheep, cattle, and horses. The breed adapted its working style to Iceland’s local terrain and farming techniques so well that it became indispensable to the Icelandic people. It is thought to be one of the oldest breeds of dogs in the world and happens to be Iceland’s only native dog. Today, while still small in numbers, the Icelandic Sheepdog is increasing in popularity.

Temperament

The Icelandic Sheepdog is a hardy and agile herding dog which barks, making it extremely useful for herding or driving livestock in the pastures, in the mountains or finding lost sheep. The Icelandic Sheepdog is by nature very alert and will always give visitors an enthusiastic welcome without being aggressive. Hunting instincts are not strong. The Icelandic Sheepdog is cheerful, friendly, inquisitive, playful and unafraid. A confident and lively bearing is typical for this dog. (AKC)
________________________________________________

Flying Dog Graphics | Icelandic Sheepdog designs to come.

Please bear with me while I create this site with all AKC breeds as well as a non-AKC breeds, “lethal whites” (which I personally own), blind and/or deaf, handicapped, etc. If you have a breed you would like designs for, please use the contact form to reach me. Thanks!

Comment on this Article:

test

Fun designs for dog-lovers!

Click on an image to go to the post to view.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

All Categories

“A” Breeds

“B” Breeds

“C” Breeds

“D” Breeds

“E” Breeds

“F” Breeds

“G” Breeds

“H” Breeds

“I” Breeds

“J” Breeds

“K” Breeds

“L” Breeds

“M” Breeds

“N” Breeds

“O” Breeds

“P” Breeds

“R” Breeds

“S” Breeds

“T” Breeds

“V” Breeds

“W” Breeds

“X” Breeds

“Y” Breeds

Herding Group

Hound Group

Non-Sporting Group

Non-AKC Breeds and Mixes

Sporting Group

Terrier Group

Toy Group

Working Group

More in Herding Group, I (16 of 32 articles)

%d bloggers like this: