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Smooth Collie

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Smooth Collie


Smooth Collie


UK KC Classification Pastoral
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 51 - 61 cm (20 - 24 inches)
Weight 18 - 30 Kgs (40 - 66 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics


Smooth Collies are intelligent, alert and active dogs. Their short, flat top coat has a harsh texture and they have a very dense undercoat. They can be sable and white, tricoloured or blue merle.

Temperament

Smooth Collies are happy, friendly dogs.

Suitability


If you are considering a Smooth Collie as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They thrive in cold climates
They can suffer from excess heat
They require a lot of grooming
They are easy to obedience train
They need a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Smooth Collies are also known as:
Collie (Smooth Coat)
 


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