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Overview of Border Collie



Border Collie dog breed is Pure breed Medium in size. Fur of Border Collie is in two varieties of coat: rough and smooth. Both are double coats, with a coarser outer coat and soft undercoat. . Basic origin of Border Collie is  Scotland, Wales, Ireland, England, United Kingdom. Border Collie is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Fastest and Easiest to train, Border Collie is commonly Alert, Energetic, Tenacious, Responsive, Intelligent. The Border Collie is an intelligent dog breed in fact, it is widely considered to be the most intelligent dog breed. Although the primary role of the Border Collie is being a livestock herding dog, this type of breed is becoming increasingly popular as a pet. In January 2011, a Border Collie was reported to have learned 1,022 words and acts consequently to human citation of those words.Due to their working heritage, Border Collies are very demanding, playful, and energetic. They are better off in households that can provide them with plenty of play and exercise, either with humans or other dogs. Due to their demanding personalities and need for mental stimulation and exercise, many Border Collies develop neurotic behaviors in households that are not able to provide for their needs.
Border Collie is available in black tricolour (black,tan,white), liver and white, and red tricolour (red,tan,white) have also been seen regularly, with other colours such as blue, lilac, red merle, blue merle, brindle Colors.

Height and weight of Border Collie

Adult Male of Border Collie is about 14–20 kg (30–45 lb) and adult female of Border Collie is about 12–19 kg (27–42 lb) in Weight.
Height of Border Collie is commonly 48–56 cm (19–22 in).

Common Health Issues of Border Collie


Border Collie has tendency to suffer from Hip dysplasia, Collie eye anomaly (CEA), and epilepsy  

Appearance of Border Collie

In general, Border Collies are medium-sized dogs with a moderate amount of coat, which is often thick and frequently sheds. Their double coats vary from smooth to rough, (and occasionally curled). Whilst black and white is most commonly seen colour pattern of the Border Collie, the breed appears in just about any colour and pattern known to occur in dogs.

Working Class of Border Collie

Basically Border Collie is Herding dog but is also used as Watch and Companion dog.

Training of Border Collie

Border Collie is to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Border Collie.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Border Collie should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Border Collie

Daily exercise for your Border Collie is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Border Collie is recommended Running,Swimming regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Border Collie with children and other pets

The Border Collie is a herding dog, which means he has an overwhelming urge to gather a flock. That flock could be sheep, children, cats, squirrels, or anything

Special instructions related to your Border Collie

Though they are a common choice for household pets, Border Collies have attributes that make them less suited for those who cannot give them the exercise they need. As with many working breeds, Border Collies can be motion-sensitive and they may chase moving vehicles.

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