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Bearded Collie

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Bearded Collie


Bearded Collie


UK KC Classification Pastoral
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1500s
Height 51 - 56 cm (20 - 22 inches)
Weight 18 - 27 Kgs (40 - 60 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 13 Yrs

Main Characteristics


Bearded Collies are strong, active dogs. They have a long, shaggy top coat and a soft, dense undercoat. They can be grey, fawn, blue, brown or black, with or without white markings.

Temperament

Bearded Collies are steady, intelligent dogs.

Suitability


If you are considering a Bearded Collie as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They thrive in cold climates
They need a lot of grooming
They are not easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs

Interesting Facts

Bearded Collies are also known as:
Highland Collie
Mountain Collie
Hairy Mou'ed Collie
Beardie
 


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