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Border Collie

Group Working Dogs
AKC Group AKC Herding Dogs
Temperament active, intelligent
Size medium dog breeds
Feeding Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Occasional Grooming
Activeness Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Friendly Watch Dog
Training Extremely easy to train dogs breeds

Border Collie Facts

First used for Herding sheep
Country of origins Great Britain
Year of origin 1700s
Colors Black, sable, blue merle, but white never predominating
Height (min) 23 inches (56 cm)
Height (max) 27 inches (68 cm)
Weight (min) 74 lbs (33 kg)
Weight (max) 76 lbs (34 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 15 years