The Icelandic sheepdog is affectionate and fun. The playful dogs are able to work well with others, including people and other animals, particularly other dogs. The male dogs are particularly cuddly, while the females are a bit more businesslike. If you are willing to put the time and effort into training these dogs, you’ll find that they learn quickly. They also enjoy learning which makes them a breeze to train. You will find the Icelandic sheepdog smart and good at concentrating during your sessions.