Collie

  • Size

    Large
  • Height

    Males – 24 to 26 inches at the shoulders, Females – 22 to 24 inches at the shoulders
  • Weight

    Males – 60 to 75 pounds, Females – 50 to 65 pounds
  • Coat

    Rough – Long; Smooth - Short
  • Color

    Sable and white, tricolor, blue merle, or white
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Herding, Tracking, Service/Guide Work, Search and Rescue, Agility, Obedience, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both

Graceful, swift and strong, the Collie has been a favorite of shepherds in Scotland and England for centuries. A highly intelligent and protective breed, the Collie is particularly affectionate with children, making him a loving family dog. There are two varieties: The Rough-Coated Collie has a beautiful, long coat, and the Smooth-Coated Collie has a short, dense coat. Both types need moderate exercise.

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