The Icelandic Sheepdog is a smaller breed with a pleasant demeanor and playful attitude. He is known for its herding abilities and being a great family dog.
The Icelandic Sheepdog has a curled tail and its coat comes in various colors including red, golden, tan and black. This dog breed stands approximately 16.5 to 18 inches high at the shoulder and is comfortable living in homes and apartments of various sizes.
The Icelandic Sheepdog is a great dog to have in the family home and does well with children in the home. This breed has a countless amount of energy and loves to get outdoors to play each day. In spite of their energetic nature, the Icelandic Sheepdog does well with training and will listen to the commands once properly trained.
As for grooming, the Icelandic Sheepdog has an undercoat which it sheds two times a year so maintaining the fur with occasional brushing and more so around this time is necessary.
When you bring an Icelandic Sheepdog into your home, you are gaining a pet which is loving, good natured, intelligent and easy to train. If you have kids in the home, the Icelandic Sheepdog will be an even more important asset to the family as it will keep the kids entertained and be gentle with them as well.