Collies are known as the workaholics of the dog world.
He is devoted, passionate, these breed makes an
affectionate and extraordinarily devoted pet.
Group Herding Dogs
Sheep-herder, performance sports
Female: 17-20 inches
sable, and blue merle, mark with
tan and/or white colors.
12 to 16 years
Vigorous daily exercise
hard to keep challenged
The Border Collie
originated developed in Scotland, England during the 19th century. They
was developed as an all purpose hunting terrier and used by the Vikings
to herding any type of livestock. Some Collies have been trained
successfully as a blind guide dogs. His ancestors are all
These breeds of dogs was registered at the AKC in 1995.
medium dog breeds
. They comes with two types of coat which are rough or
smooth coat. The outer coat is wavy and straight, the under coat is
soft and dense. Both coat are weather resistant, dense, thick and close
The coat colors come in black and white, bi-color,
tri-color, red & white, black & gray,merle, yellow,
& white, red, wheaten, sable, and all black.
socialization and obedience training are important, it can help channel
some of the breed's tendency to be busy. The Border Collie
is very intelligent and aware of their surroundings. These
athletic, working dogs
are extremely athletic and need hours of
exercise each day, they need to run.
Training these dog breeds
can be challenge because they are very intelligent. Keep his mind
always busy and active and make the training fun. They are able to be
trained to a high degree with praise, consistency, fairness, respect,
Here are the dog training tips
for your reference.
Grooming the Border
easy. They needs a regular brushing and combing twice weekly to keep
the coat gleaming. Bathe or dry shampoo when is necessary. Extra care
should be given to the coat during the shedding season. Cheack and
clean the ears and coat regularly.
This dog breeds
is an average shedder. Health concerns include hip
dysplasia and eye defects.
are too intelligent
and love to entertain themselves and may like to entertain you as well.
They are high energy, confident, and determined. It is recommended you
do not own a Border
if you can't put many hours a day to keep these dog
well exercised in both mind and body.
are not avid barkers, but can be good watchdogs. They is patient with
the children and loves to play games with them, but they may tries to
herd them the natural attitude of them.
Interactions with small pets should be supervised.
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