Thought to be companions to the ancient Vikings, the Icelandic Sheepdog dog breed was used to protect flocks, especially lambs, from birds of prey. They still retain the habit of watching the sky and barking at birds–as well as everything else they see or hear. See below for complete list of Icelandic Sheepdog characteristics!Icelandic Sheepdog Breed Pictures Icelandic Sheepdog Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics & Facts - DogtimeInitiate Gallery Additional articles you will be interested in:AdoptionChoosing The Best Dog NameBringing Home Your DogTraining To Walk On-LeashHousetraining PuppiesFeeding A PuppyIndoor Activities For DogsTeaching Your Dog TricksHow To Take Pictures Of Your Dog

Watch and learn about Icelandic Sheepdog dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Icelandic Sheepdog Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Icelandic Sheepdog Dog Herding Dogs 1 foot, 4 inches to 1 foot, 6 inches tall at the shoulder 20 to 30 Pounds 14 to 15 years