This dog breed is among the best herding dogs in the century. They are small, alert, intelligent, often vocal, and active, making them a better option for herding. Shetland Sheepdogs are excellent and independent problem solvers and are good at following instructions even without orders. They are adoptable by many people because of their excellent companion nature. They love warm cuddles, making them better people-pleaser dogs. They are sweet and gentle with a pleasing personality. These dogs are also affectionate, making them well accommodated around children and a better family pet. They like to please and excel well in obedience training.