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Tulsa, Ok.
918-446-2623

 

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"Generations of Pure Quality"

We take a lot of pride in our kennel and the quality of dogs we own and produce.

All of our dogs hips are checked and certified through OFA when they are 2 years old.  We want to make sure the dogs we produce have the best chances of leading a long, healthy, happy, pain-free life.  We have all of the dogs that live with us DNA tested also.

Our puppies are raised with lots of love so they will be well-adjusted, with personality plus!  They are allowed to go to their new homes between 7-8 weeks of age.  We guarantee every puppy we sell.

We ship American Airlines for all puppies that can't be picked up.  We have had wonderful success with American.  The puppies get to their new owners very safe and in less time.  Most will reach their new owners within approximately 5 hours.

We accept cash, check, bank draft, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover.

Through this wonderful world of Shelties, we have met a lot of wonderful people and made many new friends.  We can't imagine life without our "hairy kids"!

Okie's Shetland Sheepdogs raises sound, superior quality Shelties with personality plus, for show, obedience, or loving companions.

 

 

About the Shetland Sheepdog

Originating in the rugged terrain of the Shetland Islands off the Northeast coast of Scotland, this adorable breed used to be called the 'Toonie', which comes from 'tun', the Norwegian word for the front yard of a farmhouse. This farm dog's job was to herd small flocks of sheep and children, supervising them as they played. The Sheltie continues to possess a strong sense of it's boundaries, no doubt a trait developed from living in the hazardous land of the Shetlands, where it was easy to fall off a cliff with one misstep. Shelties are thought to descend from an Icelandic breed called the Yakkie, (which was brought to the Shetland Islands by whaling fleets), the Norwegian Buhund and the Collie. Today's Shelties are much more attractive in appearance than their ancestors, due to the efforts of British breeders who refined it's type by selectively breeding the Sheltie with a variety of toy breeds. Originally known in dog show circuits as the "Shetland Collie", the breed made it's show debut in 1906 at the Crufts Dog Show. Breeders had the name changed to "Shetland Sheepdog", more in keeping with the breed's working ability. Shelties make wonderful family pets, and are suitable to almost any type of living arrangements, from small apartments to large farms. Exercise needs are moderate; a good daily walk is sufficient to satisfy this affectionate breed. Shelties stand from 13 to 16 inches at the shoulder and have a dense, double coat that requires a thorough daily brushing to keep it smooth and tangle-free. The coat can be black, blue merle or sable marked with white and/or tan. Shelties are hard working dogs that have a strong desire to please their owners. They do extremely well in obedience work and agility, as well as being very good companions that are wonderful with children.