My first dog (as a kid) was a sheltie...when I grew up, I went with Aussies...similar, but bigger (we had a BIG sheltie) But I still have a soft spot for shelties.
"I don't have any idea if my dogs respect me or not, but they're greedy and I have their stuff." -- Patty Ruzzo
"Dogs don't want to control people. They want to control their own lives." --John Bradshaw