Border Collie

The border collie is a working and herding dog breed developed in the Scottish borders for herding livestock, especially sheep. It was specifically bred for intelligence and obedience.

Life expectancy: 10 – 17 years

Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red Merle, Lilac, Brindle, Chocolate, Liver, Blue Merle, Sable Merle, Gold, Red

Weight: Male: 30–45 lbs (14–20 kg), Female: 27–42 lbs (12–19 kg)

Temperament: Tenacious, Intelligent, Energetic, Responsive, Keen, Alert

Height: Male: 19–22 inches (48–56 cm), Female: 18–21 inches (46–53 cm)

OriginScotlandUnited KingdomWalesEnglandIreland