Neat old Sheltie pic

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  1. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    I've always seen a really shoddily photoshopped pic of this dog where the background had been cut out and the outline was just... strange. But I came across this one with the background. Ch Lerwick Rex, the first American sheltie champion. I believe it's 1910.

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    I really wish I could find a modern sheltie that looked like that.
     
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    This!! Almost looks like a mini-border collie, doesn't it?
     
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    Why not get a small border collie?
     
  4. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Well that is the general plan. ;)
     
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    You should peruse the contact point dogs, my friend has two which are tiny little girls.
     
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    MandyPug Sport Model Pug

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    Looks like Gyp! People always ask if she's Sheltie lol.
     
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    Where's Gyp from?
     
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    MandyPug Sport Model Pug

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    She's originally from a breeder in Kentucky and i believe came to our area (i think came to Alta Pete maybe)as a herding prospect, washed out because she was pretty soft, then sort of went through local rescue and ended up with my instructor i think.

    Disclaimer: I'm not 100% sure on the exact details of how she came to be here but i know she's from Kentucky and she has a pedigree, i've only known her about a year.
     
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    Oh I was just curious lol just knew she was a BC
     
  10. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    What's a Gyp? lol I have not seen pictures?
     
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    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    Oh man CUTE dog!
     
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    CharlieDog Rude and Not Ginger

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    If it WAS Alta Pete, you might try to contact the Glens, I'm sure they could get you a pedigree or what breeder she came from.

    Also, I'd be interested to know, because she is SUPER CUTE.
     
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    That is still my all-time favorite pic of Gyp lol. Hopefully she's okay with it being shared...

    And Laurelin you didn't miss anything -- just that Mandy knows in-person someone I sort of know through the FCR world lol.
     
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    Also, that page is just further proof that FCRs and herders are awesome together :p
     
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    I'm sure it's fine, it's my picture anyways :)
     
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    NVM then lol I just saw it first on her page so assumed :p My bad!
     
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    LOVE that dog in the OP. Cute cute cute. I love the smaller BC's - I think if I were to ever add a BC, I'd like a bit smaller sized one.
     

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