Border Collie Puppies and Dogs

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Fast Facts & Guide to Border Collie Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Border Collie Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Border Collie.

Border Collie Guide and Fact File

Height: Male 19-22 inches / Female 18-21 inches

Weight: Male 14-20 kg / Female 12-19 kg

Size of Dog: Medium

Breed Type and Dog Group: Herding Group

Country of Origin of the Breed: Border of England & Scotland, United Kingdom

Exercise Needs: High

Coat Type: Double coated, medium length, dense coat

Shedding hairs: The Border Collie sheds hair seasonally

Grooming needs: Coat requires moderate and regular grooming

Training a Border Collie (Trainability): Training essential & pups are fairly easy to train

Other Names of Border Collie: Scotch Sheep Dog

Border Collie Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 12 - 16 years

Number of puppies per litter: The Border Collie often has between 6 & 8 pups per litter

Temperament / Behaviour: Mentally strong and able, with great energy and enthusiasm

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Border Collie puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Border Collie dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Border Collie Puppies and Dogs

Border Collie puppies and dogs are highly intelligent which allows them to be very well trained in order to be obedient and well-behaved. Training is recommended from an early age as puppies tend to grow into adult dogs that become reserved around strangers, therefore, training is important in order to socialize this breed well. This is also vital if your puppy will be spending time with children as this breed can be very protective and sometimes a little possessive. These puppies and dogs are often better around older children. This is a very competitive and dedicated breed that has great mental strength, passion and ability. It was originally bred for herding and guarding, and it's natural instinct is to do just so. Dogs and puppies are extremely observant and watchful. They are alert and aware of their surroundings.

Choosing Border Collie Puppies and Dogs as Pets
Border Collie puppies grow into medium sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Border Collie puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. The Border Collie is prone to a few health conditions which are listed under the health section above. A reputable breeder will be able to provide you with any important background information and history if you are thinking about buying a puppy from this breed. Dogs and puppies from this breed are very lovable, particularly if they are trained correctly. They require an immense amount of daily exercise which should be well considered before adopting one. Exercise is vital for this active dog as it helps no end with their overall behavior and obedience. Their coats should be groomed twice per week to prevent tangles and knots, and to maintain its overall health and appearance.

Border Collie Puppies and Dogs

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