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also shel·ty  (shĕl′tē)
n. pl. shel·ties Informal
1. A Shetland pony.
2. A Shetland sheepdog.

[Probably from Old Norse Hjalti, Shetlander, from Hjaltland, Shetland Islands.]
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(ˈʃɛltɪ) or


n, pl -ties
(Breeds) another name for Shetland pony, Shetland sheepdog
[C17: probably from Orkney dialect sjalti, from Old Norse Hjalti Shetlander, from Hjaltland Shetland]
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, shelty
n (= Shetland pony)Sheltie nt; (= Shetland sheepdog)Sheltie m
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References in classic literature ?
The cavalcade went down the hill at a pace that made Rose cling to her uncle's arm, for the fat old horses got excited by the antics of the ponies careering all about them, and went as fast as they could pelt, with the gay dog-cart rattling in front, for Archie and Charlie scorned shelties since this magnificent equipage had been set up.
Fintray Sheltie Stakes, featuring Shetland Pony racing, face painting, bouncy castle, stalls, magician, barbecue, beer tent and cream teas, 11am-4pm.
For many years, she had two dogs Bogart, a rescue Saint Bernard, and Johnson, a Sheltie Golden Retriever.
A su vez, en la parte inferior de la habitacion se encontraban multiples jaulas con especies de conejos (Oryctolagus cuniculus), acures (Cavia porcellus y Cavia Sheltie) y erizos morunos (Atelerix algirus vagans).
Kodi Two-year-old Sheltie from Stirling, owned by Tracy Connell
About the Author: In her free time Amy has done freelance writing for the Wooster Daily Record newspaper, and wrote feature stories for the Sheltie Pacesetter and The Sheltie International magazines.
Kaylee, who calls her charity business Sheltie Shacks, said: "A couple of weeks ago I made a particularly nice bed, it even had top drawers in it, so I put a video of it on Facebook.
Heart-warming photographs and touching anecdotes bring to life thirty-eight caring canines who have served the people who mean the most to them, from a German Shepherd who leads a blind man on his marathon training mission to a belly rub-loving Sheltie who supports at-risk youth in the classroom.
You can find a Great Dane who will rattle your apartment walls, and a Sheltie who wouldn't speak if the safety of your farm depended on it.
See Stanley Coren, 'The President and the Sheltie', Psychology Today, 17 October 2012 < /blog/canine-corner/201210/the-president-and-the-sheltie> [accessed 22 June 2015].
For more about this there is a great article at Our three-year-old Sheltie has always travelled but recently we changed car and now she pants and does not want to go in it.
Jensen's wife and children are also a warmly vivid part of his gardening experiences, as is the faithful presence of Cosimo, Jensen's Sheltie dog and "assistant gardener," almost always by his side.