|I also would recommend watching a video on youtube.com called
101 border collies. I gives lots of information on border collies in a
short time. Here are a couple tips on this Breed of dogs.
Breed Group: Herding/Agility
About 12-15 years
Weight: 30-45 lbs
Height: Male: 20-23; Female: 18-21 inches
4 - 8 puppies - Average 6
Color(s): black, blue merle, and sable, marked with varying
amounts of white and/or tan
Originating during the 19th century, the Border Collie was so
named due to their home of development on the border of Scotland
This breed was prized for their outstanding herding abilities of any
type of livestock.
Today the Border Collie is a popular farm worker, family
companion, and talented show dog.
The Border Collie is medium-sized, exceptionally athletic, and
possesses great endurance. This breeds obsession is their
livestock work. They are high energy, confident, and determined.
They are light on their feet, have a flowing movement, and are
This breed is intelligent, responsive, and devoted to their master
and work. The Border Collie is extremely sensitive and thrives on
human interaction. They are not recommended for the novice,
sedentary or apathetic dog owner or for a home with a two-career
family. They do not do well if left alone for extended periods of time
and will suffer separation anxiety or become destructive. Border
Collies do best in a home with older considerate children. They
typically get along with dogs they have been raised with but should
not be in a home with cats or other small household pets. This
breeds inherent work ethic will lead them to attempt to herd
anything and everything that moves.
The Border Collie needs regular combing and brushing to keep
the coat gleaming. Extra care is needed when the soft, dense
undercoat is shedding. Bathe or dry shampoo only when
necessary. Check the ears and coat regularly for ticks. This breed
is an average shedder.
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