Icelandic Sheep Dog
This extremely social and pretty breed is originally brought to Iceland by Viking settlers, between A.D 874 and 930. For many centuries, Icelandic dogs help them to protect their lambs. This watchful breed also has been portrayed on their native Iceland. The thick coat helps them to survive in extreme cold weather. The color of their coat varies as golden, black, tan and red.
This medium-sized breed has a height of 12-16 inches and weighs between 9-14 kilograms. Their coat comes in both long and short type. Icelandic sheepdogs shed their coat twice a year. They are extremely social and form strong relationships with family members. The intelligent Icelandic sheepdogs also learn tricks from their masters quickly. They are also very alert and playful.