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Border Collie

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A liver-coloured Border Collie with heterochromatic eyes
A rescued 12-week old male Border Collie pup.
A Border Collie panting
Border Collie
Border Collies are an intelligent, biddable breed with an instinctive desire to work closely and intensely with a human handler. They are very well behaved and can be very excitable dogs.

Although the primary role of the Border Collie is that of the working stock dog, dogs of this breed are becoming increasingly popular as pets. True to their working heritage, Border Collies make very demanding, energetic pets that are better off in households that can provide them with plenty of exercise and a job to do.

Border Collies are now also being used in showing, especially agility, where their speed and agility comes to good use. However, in an appropriate home, with a dedicated, active owner, a Border Collie can be an excellent companion. Participating in dog sports is popular with Border Collie owners.

The Border Collies range of skills and high intelligence also make it an excellent detection dog which is commonly used by police, customs and other government agencies.

Border Collie Comments (9)


"border collies are the best dogs in the universe!"


"i love these dogs there the best"


"If you want a great and playful loveing dog i perfer you get a Border Collie."

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Border Collie Facts

The name of the domestic breed...
Border Collie
The area where the animal first came from...
Great Britain
Average Size:
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal...
50cm (20in)
Average Weight:
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is...
20kg (45lbs)
Average Life Span:
The average time the animal lives for...
20 years
The domestic group such as cat or dog...
The colour of the animal's coat or markings...
Black, White, Brown, Red
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once...
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts...
Intelligent, devoted and affectionate
The level of house-training needed for the animal...
Should be trained from an early age in obedience

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