Collie Puppies and Dogs
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Fast Facts & Guide to Collie Puppies and Dogs
Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Collie Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Collie.
Collie Guide and Fact File
Height: Male 24-26 inches / Female 22-24 inches
Weight: Male 60-75 pounds / Female 50-65 pounds
Size of Dog: Large
Breed Type and Dog Group: Herding Group
Country of Origin of the Breed: Great Britain (Exact Origin is Unknown)
Exercise Needs: The Collie requires moderate, daily exercise
Coat Type: There are two different coat varieties; one coat type is rough, the other smooth
Shedding hairs: Moderately to excessively twice per year
Grooming needs: The Collie has moderate grooming needs
Training a Collie (Trainability): The Collie is easily trainable
Other Names of Collie: Smooth Collie, Rough Collie
Collie Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 14 - 16 years
Number of puppies per litter: The Collie litter size is usually around 5-6 puppies on average
Temperament / Behaviour: Loving, Faithful, Clever, Dignified and Affectionate
We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our 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 Collie dog names, illness and health problems.
Summary of Collie Puppies and Dogs
Collie puppies and dogs have wonderful, even-tempered and well-balanced personalities and temperaments. They are intelligent enough to be able to train quite easily and house-breaking shouldn't prove to be too difficult. This is loyal and devoted breed of puppy and dog that is very adaptable and forms excellent relationships with humans. They are warm-hearted, friendly and very faithful. Their qualities are strong and come naturally to them, making them very appealing to anyone looking for a large but obedient dog that can fit well into family life. The Collie breed is very dignified, graceful and proud, they are very loving and affectionate and show loyalty towards their owners. This dog doesn't require a firm handler as it is somewhat sensitive and should be handled in a gentle but persuasive manner.
Choosing Collie Puppies and Dogs as Pets
Collie puppies grow into large 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 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. This breed is prone to a few health issues which are stated on the health issues page (a link can be found above). Collie dogs generally live to around 14 to 16 years of age which is quite good compared to some other breeds. They require daily exercise which is necessary for their mental and physical well-being, as well as maintaining a healthy weight. There are two types of Collie, one has a rough coat and the other has a smooth coat. Both types require weekly grooming on a normal basis, and daily grooming whilst they are going through shedding periods when their hair can shed quite heavily.
Collie Puppies and Dogs
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