Border Collie


The Border Collie is a shepherd dog that originated in Great Britain.
Border Collie

Appearance & Grooming

The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog. They have a dense double coat in black, blue, merle, brindle, gold, red, sable, and white. Their coat can also be long or smooth and short. The Border Collie sheds seasonally and requires daily brushing when shedding.

Behavior & Disposition

The Border Collie is known for its intelligent, tenacious, loyal, and active character. They tend to play well with older children. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with younger children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Border Collie has a moderate activity level and can become overweight. They need to be monitored for calorie consumption and weight.


The Border Collie is a very intelligent breed and is easily trainable. Early socialization and obedience training are recommended.

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