The Bearded Collie is a sheepdog and companion dog that originated in Great Britain.
Appearance & Grooming
The Bearded Collie is a medium-sized dog with a slim, long body that is similar to the English Sheepdog. The Bearded Collie has a double coat in brown, blue, fawn, and black. The Bearded Collie sheds seasonally and requires daily brushing when shedding.
Behavior & Disposition
The Bearded Collie is active, lively, intelligent, and confident. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.
The Bearded Collie has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. The Bearded Collie should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and weight.
The Bearded Collie is an independent dog, and therefore, can be difficult to train. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended.