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Breed Characteristics

Group:Non-Sporting (Utility)
Life Span:12-15 Years

Shelchon Build Information

The Shelchon is the hybrid cross of a Shetland sheepdog and a bichon frisé. Shelchons weigh between 15 and 30 pounds and are covered in a medium to long coat that is thick and wavy. The coat color is typically white or cream with patches of brown or tan. Shelchons shed very little, but regular brushing is needed to prevent the curly hair from matting. The earflaps hang downward.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Shelchons are alert watchdogs. They are intelligent, eager to learn and easy to train. These energetic dogs are good candidates for agility coursing. Shelchons make sweet, loving and playful family companions.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Chocolate, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Wavy

Shelchon Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Dutiful Watchdog:Yes