.::MISSION STATEMENT::.
Amatras Shetland Sheepdogs  are breeders dedicated to focusing on longevity, health, temperament, structure, brains and beauty. Shelties are added to the program with these qualities only and bred only to improve each trait through each successive generation.


.::INFORMATION::.
.::SHELTIES::.

.::GUARANTEE::.
Companion and conformation (show) shelties are guaranteed against genetic defects that render them unsuitable as a family companion for one year with a full money-back guarantee.

(Beyond one year of age, a five year guarantee is extended with offer of a replacement puppy.)

.::GOALS::.
Amatras Shetland Sheepdogs work purposefully with Sheltie breeders that perpetuate longevity & health in their lineage.

The family lineages you find throughout this website represent some of the finest lineages that have been offered to us and to the Shetland Sheepdog breed.

Thus, our goal is to perpetuate the quality already established and continually strive for the betterment of the breed.  

 


Follow My Tears

 

"If tears could build a stairway,

And memories a lane

I'd walk right up to heaven

And bring you home again..."

-Author Unknown

 

 

 


Follow Your Heart

 

Lassie and Cleo and Rin Tin Tin and Toto don't show up in rescue, okay? We don't get the elegantly coiffed, classically beautiful, completely trained, perfectly behaved dog. We get the leftovers. Dogs that other people have incompetently bred, inadequantly socialized, ineffectively "trained," and badly treated.

Most rescue dogs have had it. They've been pushed from one lousy situation to another. They've never had proper veterinary care, kind and consistent training, or sufficient company. They've lived outside, in a crate, or in the basement. They're scared, depressed, and anxious. Some are angry. Some are sick. Some have given up. But we are Rescue and we don't give up.

We never give up on a dog. We know that a dog is a living being, with a spirit and a heart and feelings. our dogs are not commodities, things, or garbage. They are part of sacred creation and they deserve as much love and care and respect as the next Westminster champion.

So please, please don't come to rescue in the hope of getting a "bargain," or indeed of "getting" anything. Come to Rescue to give, to love, to save a life -- and to mend your own spirit. For Rescue will reward you in ways you never thought possible. I can promise you this -- a rescue dog will make you a better person.

Diane Morgan

 

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